Thursday, August 22, 2019
Bibha Chowdhuri: The Invisibilised Physicist| #IndianWomenInHistory

Bibha Chowdhuri: The Invisibilised Physicist| #IndianWomenInHistory

Bibha Chowdhuri’s courage and conviction at a time when very few women were allowed access to public education, especially in spaces occupied mostly by men, motivated her to acquire a B.Sc. in Physics from Scottish Church College in Kolkata and an M.Sc. Degree in Physics from Calcutta University.
Meet Dr Gagandeep Kang: The First Indian Woman To Receive The Fellowship Of The Royal Society

Meet Dr Gagandeep Kang: The First Indian Woman To Receive The Fellowship Of The...

Dr. Gagandeep Kang becomes the first Indian woman to earn the most-coveted laurel, designation and distinction in academia, having the fellowship of the Royal Society, conferred upon her, on April 17, 2019.
Has The World Relied On Male Standards For Too Long?

Has The World Relied On Male Standards For Too Long?

Are male standards and their anthropometrics an adequate measure on which to base all standards in science, technology and engineering?

Meet Dr. Katie Bouman: The Woman Behind The First Black Hole Image

At the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Katie Bouman led the project, spearheading a team comprising of researchers from MIT's computer science and artificial intelligence laboratory, the MIT Haystack Observatory, and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Her code enabled this awesome feat.
Charusita Chakravarty: The Chemist Who Fought Sexism In STEM|#IndianWomenInHistory

Charusita Chakravarty: The Chemist Who Fought Sexism In STEM | #IndianWomenInHistory

Charusita Chakravarty was a pinoreeing chemist, who openly spoke out against gender bias in STEM and inspired other women to join in the battle.
Satyavati M Sirsat: Pioneer In Indian Cancer Research | #IndianWomenInHistory

Satyavati M Sirsat: Pioneer In Indian Cancer Research | #IndianWomenInHistory

Satyavati M Sirsat worked in the fields of cancer research pathology, wound healing and regeneration, viruses and human cancer for more than 50 years.
Dr. Maharani Chakravorty: One Of India's Earliest Molecular Biologists | #IndianWomenInHistory

Maharani Chakravorty: One Of India’s Earliest Molecular Biologists | #IndianWomenInHistory

Read about the life and works of Dr. Maharani Chakravorty, one of the early molecular biologists, who paved way for the many women researchers in the country today.
What Led Me To Start Lotus STEMM: Grassroot Non-Profit Leadership And Networking Platform for South Asian Women | #DesiSTEMinist

What Led Me To Start Lotus STEMM: Grassroot Non-Profit Leadership And Networking Platform for...

With Lotus STEMM, my hope is that young women will have an avenue to be exposed to various careers in STEMM, be it through stories of trailblazing South Asian women, or mentorship of a young graduate student to help guide her in navigating her parents, society and community pressures.
Nishanti Sudhakar On How Gender Bias Begins At Home | #DesiSTEMinist

Nishanti Sudhakar On How Gender Bias Begins At Home | #DesiSTEMinist

Perhaps the gender bias is not so much in the workplace as we had imagined, but more so at home. Being constantly told at an early age that they need to focus on family over all else because that is what women are meant to do can have a rippling effect in performance in later years due to the anxiety built through the conditioning.
How To Build Inclusive Technology? | #DesiSTEMinist

How To Build Inclusive Technology? | #DesiSTEMinist

Interview with technologist Chinmayi SK who created a manual for building inclusive technology platforms.

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Priyanka Chopra And The Problems With Gaslighting Women

Gaslighting: Priyanka Chopra And Her Not So Good Will

While the words and language used may vary, the goal of gaslighting is to undermine the target by portraying her as unreasonable, unreliable and inherently defective in mind as well as character/morality.
My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

My Experience On Matrimonial Sites —The Cesspits Of Humanity

Now, as I fight a daily battle in the war against arranged marriage, I have realised that my parents’ standards for a husband for me are so much worse than mine. As a method of finding a life partner, I believe matrimonial sites are the cesspit of humanity.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.