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Professor Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian mathematician working in the US has become the first ever female winner of the celebrated Fields Medal

Two-day lecture workshop on "Women in Science: A Career in Science" to commemorate Prof. Anna Mani's 96th bitthday is organised by the Women in Science Panel,  Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.
Date: 22 & 23 August 2014, Venue:  CMR Institute of Management Studies, Bangalore.
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Female Feynmans - a special report on women scientists published in 'The Week' magazine

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The Council of the Indian Academy of Sciences had in January 2003 constituted a committee on "Women in Science" to look into the issues of women scientists. This led to the formation of a Panel for "Women in Science" (WiS), in January 2005, to study the issues of women scientists and to suggest measures for obtaining suitable solutions. 

The Panel is currently chaired by Prof. Rohini M Godbole. The Panel has undertaken several initiatives towards fulfilling its objectives.

 

Quick Facts :: Women and Science dates back to 4000 years.  
 
2007 Indian Academy of Sciences.