Monday, November 18, 2019
10 Women In STEM Whose Innovation In 2018 Deserves Your Attention

10 Women In STEM Whose Innovation In 2018 Deserves Your Attention

2018 has witnessed the rise of incredible women in STEM who’ve used intelligence and revolutionary thinking to touch communities all around.
‘Bitches Near Me’ And The Sexist AI: A Mirror To Our Misogynist Society

‘Bitches Near Me’ And The Sexist AI: A Mirror To Our Misogynist Society

The ‘bitches near me’ search results are a testimony to how we use the internet and is reflective of our patriarchal and sexist cultures.
These 5 Initiatives By Tech Giants Are Increasing The Participation Of Women In STEM

These 5 Initiatives By Tech Giants Are Increasing The Participation Of Women In STEM

Many tech giants took a step forward to remove the gender gap in their organisations and have introduced programs for women in STEM.
How Has Science Aided In The Oppression Of Gender Minorities?

How Has Science Aided In The Oppression Of Gender Minorities?

The principles of science have often been manipulated and distorted to project male superiority, to snatch away choice and consent from women, to subjugate gender minorities.
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.

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.
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Women Computers From Harvard Who Mapped The Universe

Edward Pickering, director of the Harvard Observatory, hired a group of women referred to as women computers who did the cataloguing, computing and interpreting of data long before modern-day computers were invented.
Watch: 5 Indian Women Scientists You Should Know Of | #IndianWomenInScience

Watch: 5 Indian Women Scientists You Should Know Of | #IndianWomenInScience

On the International Day of Women & Girls in Science, did you know of the incredible women scientists who have launched missiles into space, worked towards the cure for cancer, combatted the spread of waterborne diseases, and contributed to the discovery of the God particle?
Indian Women In Tech: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

Indian Women In Tech: Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

We organised a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Indian women in tech to increase the representation of women technologists in India and help reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
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.

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Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Flying Solo: 5 Female Masturbation Techniques Worth Exploring

Get to know the bumps and curves of your one unique body and see how she rewards you in return. Here are some masturbation techniques to help you along your journey.
The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

The ‘Unlikeable’ Millennial Woman In Fleabag And Who Gets To Be Her

Boo’s death replays a familiar trope on television that Angelica Bastién describes as “women in refrigerators”—in which female characters are killed to push the plot forward and fuel the angst of male characters. Fleabag takes this trope and puts a feminist spin on it.

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.