This book is brought out as
the project of the 2007 Rosalind Franklin Award winner Prof. Ottolene
Leyser. The book contains the professional and personal time lines of
64 senior ranking female scientists working in STEM (Stimulating the
interests of young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and
- 1) 'We
did it!' - The rich world's quiet revolution: women are gradually
taking over the workplace.
is an article in the magazine The Economist about the rise and growth
of women in workforce in the rich countries like United States and
- 2) 'Mothers in
Science: 64 ways to have it all' - a book by Royal Society.
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- 3) Article
Daughters: The Women Scientists of India' in the Marathi magazine
- An article on 'Lilavati's Daughters: The Women
Scientists of India' has appeared in Loksatta for the essay on Women in
Science on the occasion of National Science Day.
defence of a discipline - The Hindu
- 4) There is an appeal in the Loksatta
magazine to all its readers (particularly male readers) to send in
their ideas to achieve gender equality. Interested people can write to
the Loksatta editorial office about their ideas.
- 5) Creche
facilities provided at the 18th DAE-BRNS High Energy Physics Symposium
held at Banaras Hindu University
of the 18th DAE-BRNS High Energy Physics Symposium provided
the baby care facility for the participants of the symposium who had
little kids. The symposium was held between December 14-18, 2008 at the
Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.
- 6) RESTART
- This is a platform
for facilitating women scientists who have taken a break from their
career, to come back and restart.
- 7) Book release
function of 'Lilavati's
Women Scientists of India' and Symposium on Women in Science
- 9) A
Socio-Economic Development: Challenges before Women Scientists,
Technologists & Engineers (CWSTE 2008)
- 10) Young
Seminar held at Ahmedabad
- The Women
in Science Panel of the Indian Academy of Sciences conducted a seminar
at St. Xavier's College, Ahmedabad on 13th September, 2008 as part of
the activities of one of their initiatives "Women in Science: A Career
in Science". The motive of the seminar was to inspire young women to
take up careers in science.