Yam Wing Wah (b. 1963) is a chemistry professor at the University of Hong
Kong. Her research interests are optoelectronic materials, photochromic
and photoswitching materials. She won the 13th L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in
Science Awards 2011.
Eugene Lazowski (1913–2006) was a Polish medical doctor. During the Second World War, he created a fake outbreak of highly contagious epidemic typhus in and around the town of Rozwad´ow. By doing so, he risked his own life, but saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust.