Rukhmabai Initiatives

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Jaishree Subramaniam
Marie Curie Fellowship Winner Dr Jaishree Subramaniam Did It Despite Systemic Harassment At University

Dr Jaishree Subramaniam's father didn't want her to do Botany, and later her colleagues and mentor harassed her as an Indian woman and refused to publish her PhD thesis - yet she persevered.

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Dr A Mani Breaks Stereotype As A Lesbian & Trans Woman In STEM, An Achiever In Academia

Dr A Mani recalls how her early days in academia, where she faced exclusion and daily microaggressions on account of her trans identity, shaped her research style.

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Archana Achrekar
Archana Achrekar, BMC’s 1st Woman Director “Opened The Gates For Women Engineers”

From delayed promotions to men who refused to take orders, Archana Achrekar has fought several gender biases and paved the way for more women employees at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation.

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Debjani Raychaudhuri
‘Lady Geologist’ Debjani Raychaudhuri: Lack Of Toilets Biggest Challenge In The Field

Debjani Raychaudhuri never allowed harsh realities of field work deter her from exploring and mapping the most remote corners of the country.

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