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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.
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.
Persisting In STEM Despite The Lack Of Visible Female Role Models: Smiti Mittal's Story

Persisting In STEM Despite The Lack Of Visible Female Role Models: Smiti Mittal’s Story...

Smiti Mittal is a 12th grade student from The Shri Ram School Aravali aspiring to engage in impactful research in the field of mathematical biology in the future.
Do Men In STEM Hate Women? | #DesiSTEMinist

Do Men In STEM Hate Women? | #DesiSTEMinist

It is imperative for not just the government, but every individual who yields power in science to seek examples, to make the research labs and classrooms accessible and to foster a safe space in these male-dominated areas to make them more inclusive. Only then would STEM be able to unleash its full potential.
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.
A. Mani Lays Down How To Fight Sexism And Queerphobia In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

A. Mani Lays Down How To Fight Sexism And Queerphobia In STEM | #DesiSTEMinist

A. Mani is a researcher in algebra, logic, rough sets, vagueness, mereology and foundations of Mathematics. She is a leading researcher on the foundations of rough sets and has published over 1050 pages in international peer-reviewed journals. An out and proud lesbian, and a feminist, she has also published on gender issues.
Meet Shubhanshi Gaudani: The Robotics Champion| #DesiSTEMinist

Meet Shubhanshi Gaudani: The Robotics Champion | #DesiSTEMinist

Shubhanshi Gaudani is a 17-year-old from Rajkot, Gujarat, who is very passionate about girls getting represented in STEM, robotics, researching nanoparticles, and is a full-time STEMinist.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
A Playlist For Anyone Who Wants To Celebrate A Good Or Bad Day

A Playlist For Anyone Who Wants To Celebrate A Good Or Bad Day

This playlist is just a personally curated list of songs that I like to listen to on a particularly bad day or just to feel good. I hope you find a song, or better if a song finds you.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.