Saturday, August 24, 2019

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.
7 Historic Indian Women In STEM We Don't Know Of But Should

Historic Indian Women In STEM We Don’t Know Of But Should

If you are asked to make a list of Indian women in STEM and your list begins and ends with the name Kalpana Chawla, you’re not alone. There are in fact, numerous Indian women in STEM who have contributed towards shaping science and in that process our lives too. Hence, it is important we know them, appreciate them and acknowledge their struggles.
Why Is Facebook Terrified Of Women's Nipples?

It’s 2016 And Facebook Is Still Terrified Of Women’s Nipples

It's 2016 and Zuckerberg still has a nipple problem. Facebook apparently can't stand breasts and women's nipples but men's are okay.
10 Media Cases That Show Online Harassment Is Not An Isolated Issue

10 Media Cases That Show Online Harassment Is Not An Isolated Issue

Online harassment against women has become as common as street harassment in the offline world.
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.
women engineers

Five Indian Trailblazing Women Engineers Smashing Stereotypes

These are five women engineers that are running their own companies or working at the largest firms in the world, smashing stereotypes.
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.
7 Indian Women In STEM More People Need To Know About

7 Indian Women In STEM More People Need To Know About

These 7 Indian women paved paths for themselves in a male dominated field like STEM by proving to be brilliant in their respective fields.
How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

How Science Got Period Pain Wrong: Angela Saini In Her New Book Inferior

In her new book Inferior, Angela Saini talks about how medical science hasn’t given period pain the significance it deserves.
STEM Scholarships

5 Global STEM Scholarships For Indian Women In Science

Here is a list of STEM scholarships offered to Indian women if they would like to pursue their higher education abroad.

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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.
Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Is The Muslim Women Act Just?: Voices From The Ground

Being a son of a woman, who was a victim of Instant Triple Talaq (ITT), I am trying to understand the Muslim Women Act, in the context of ground reality.
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.