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Women Computers From Harvard Who Mapped The Universe

Edward Pickering, director of the Harvard Observatory, hired a group of women referred to as women computers who did the cataloguing, computing and interpreting of data long before modern-day computers were invented.
Watch: 5 Indian Women Scientists You Should Know Of | #IndianWomenInScience

Watch: 5 Indian Women Scientists You Should Know Of | #IndianWomenInScience

On the International Day of Women & Girls in Science, did you know of the incredible women scientists who have launched missiles into space, worked towards the cure for cancer, combatted the spread of waterborne diseases, and contributed to the discovery of the God particle?
Indian Women In Tech: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women In Tech: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

We organised a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Indian women in tech to increase the representation of women technologists in India and help reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
Kamala Sohonie: First Indian Woman To Get A PhD In Science | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kamala Sohonie: First Indian Woman To Get A PhD In Science | #IndianWomenInHistory

Kamala Sohonie was the first Indian woman to receive a PhD in a scientific discipline; in her case biochemistry.
What It Meant To Be A Woman On The Internet In The 1990s? | Feminism In India

What Did It Mean To Be A Woman On The Internet In The 1990s?

For the first four years of my Internet life there was no “world-wide-web.” So was I on the Internet at all?
9 Feminist Digital Security Guides That You Must Read | #DigitalHifazat

9 Feminist Digital Security Guides That You Must Read | #DigitalHifazat

Women are at the forefront of digital rights and security and are not just using digital security, but also creating feminist digital security guides. Below, I curate some of them.
My Personal Journey With The Male-Dominated Science Sector

My Personal Journey With The Male-Dominated Science Sector

The male-dominated science sector has to make place for women. A woman is equally talented and history has proved it time and again.
Asima Chatterjee

Asima Chatterjee And Her Pioneering Work In Medicinal Chemistry | #IndianWomenInHistory

Asima Chatterjee was an Indian Organic Chemist noted for her work in the field of Organic Chemistry. She is highly regarded in India for her pioneering work in medicinal chemistry. She was the first Indian woman to earn a Doctorate in Science. 

5 Inspirational Women Breaking New Grounds In The Field Of Science

Here are some great inventions and projects brought by Indian women who have contributed immensely to the field of science.
Debrahmanizing Online Spaces On Caste, Gender And Patriarchy

Debrahmanizing Online Spaces On Caste, Gender And Patriarchy

A powerful discourse around ‘digitally empowered society’ and ‘knowledge economy’ have been added to the neoliberal Indian vocabulary, while access to basic quality education, teachers, schools, infrastructure and so on are still major issues faced by the underprivileged in India. Identities are being formed around new interactive practices, particularly for young Dalit women. This article probes the ways in which caste, gender and ideology/practices of technology are interlinked in India.

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Kerala's Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Kerala’s Casteist Breast Tax And The Story Of Nangeli

Imagine paying a tax to cover your breasts? Kerala women once did.
Ten Things Men Can Do to Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

10 Things Men Can Do To Dismantle Patriarchy In The Time Of #MeToo

It's time for men to recognise that patriarchy exists and examine their own position in this system that has subjugated womenkind long enough.
Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

Is Our Society Ready For A Gender-Sensitised Understanding Of Devi?

In this highly polarised world and with movements against sexual discrimination and oppression it is time to diversify the concept of Devi.