How My STEMinist Mother Paved Way For My Future In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

How My STEMinist Mother Paved Way For My Future In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

I had never felt more acutely aware of the choices that my mother, and many others like her, made – choices that I would not have made – that led to me being here, and how it was both a burden and a privilege to walk along the road they paved.

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.
What It’s Like To Build A Spacecraft To The Moon, Recounts Deepana Gandhi | #DesiSTEMinist

What It’s Like To Build A Spacecraft To The Moon, Recounts Deepana Gandhi |...

Deepana Gandhi, an engineer at TeamIndus, recounts what participating in building a spacecraft to the moon means to her.

Dr. Archana Sharma: The Pioneering Indian Botanist | #IndianWomenInHistory

Archana Sharma was a pioneer in the study of the structure of chromosomes, for which she developed new staining and pre-treatment techniques. Her contribution is not to be downplayed as these techniques were widely applicable and used by scientists worldwide.
Another Cyber Cell Established In Noida, But Will That Help?

Another Cyber Cell Established In Noida, But Will That Help?

With the rise of cyber crimes, pronouncement of cyber cells in cities seem like a next feasible step. In India, there are 10 cyber cells.

Interrogating The Limits Of ‘Casual’ Sexist Remarks By Tim Hunt

The recent quake that hit the world was how Tim Hunt described himself as a “chauvinist pig” in Seoul while arguing in favour of single-sex laboratories.
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?
Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook's Ban On Female Nipplesvideo

Watch: How This Breast Cancer Awareness Video Surpasses Facebook’s Ban On Female Nipples

A charity from Argentina found a creative way to surpass Facebook's ban on female nipples for their breast cancer awareness video.
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.
Women's Safety And Mobile Apps: Is There Also An App To Dismantle The Patriarchy?

Women’s Safety And Mobile Apps: Is There Also An App To Dismantle The Patriarchy?

There are many apps for "women's safety", but unfortunately, there is no app for reforming a morass in law enforcement or dismantling the patriarchy.

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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.

Laugh Off The Sexism: The Counter Culture Of Feminist Memes

To combat the circulation of sexist memes, and stifle the sexist laugh, counter feminist memes are in circulation as well. These feminist memes employ subversive humour to overturn the sexist humour, being able to afford a laugh at their expense.

My Experiences Of Patriarchal Rituals In The Nepali Community

Growing up listening to such ludicrous things, I gradually developed an immense hatred for such patriarchal values. Hence, I am writing this article about the misogynist and patriarchal traditions in Nepali community.