Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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.
What Does Being A Food Technologist Mean, Hear From Christina Peters| #DesiSTEMinist

What Does Being A Food Technologist Mean, Hear From Christina Peters| #DesiSTEMinist

Christina Peters, a food technologist talks of her experiences being part of the exciting start-up environment.

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Anuradha Koirala: The Woman Who Rescued More Than 12,000 Girls From Sex Trafficking

Anuradha Koirala has rescued 12,000 girls in her journey of 20 years. It is believed that 12,000 is the same number of girls and women trafficked to India each year.

Here Is A Step By Step Guide To Manage Savarna Privilege

The current regime that gleams on the suffering of minorities has given us a new brand of thinkers and activists, and to understand this phenomenon we have to confront Savarna Feminism.
10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements We Should Be Celebrating

10 Women With Disabilities Whose Achievements In 2018 We Should Be Celebrating

While both psychological and physical disabilities are stigmatised by society, here are ten women with disability who kicked ass in 2018.