Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Chandrayaan 2: The Rocket Women Breaking The Glass Ceilings In STEM

Developed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Chandrayaan-2 is India’s second lunar exploration mission after Chandrayaan-1, to the Moon’s South Polar Region.
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.
6 Ways To Keep Your Social Media Safe

6 Ways To Keep Your Social Media Safe

If you’re concerned about your social updates and information winding up in unexpected places, here are some safety considerations to keep your social media safe.
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.

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Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

Film Review: Section 375 Maintains The Narrative Of Disbelief In Survivor Stories

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St Francis College, Hyderabad Takes Body Policing To A New Level

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Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress

Choice Feminism: A Self-Imposed Barrier To Progress?

Choice feminism is a more individual-centric approach than is feminism as a whole, which believes that empowerment can be found in the act of making a “choice”, however in line it may be even with ancient patriarchal norms.