PhD student Agil Katumanyane received the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award for Sub-Saharan Africa Young Talents. The foundation awards 20 young African women scientists every year for excellence in their research. The awardees came from 17 countries and included a wide range of research topics. Agil’s research has focused on the interactions of entomopathogenic nematodes with white grubs, to evaluate the use of these nematodes as biological control agents in forestry and agricultural systems. Agil received the award on 25 November 25 in Kigali, Rwanda, in front of a high-level audience from across Africa, including representatives from scientific and public organizations, intellectuals, opinion leaders, and organizations promoting gender equality.