Women Scientists Day on 7th Nov can celebrate the birthdays of Marie Curie who won the Nobel, and Lise Meitner who was cheated of credit as a woman, by the Nobel committee who gave it to her colleague Otto Hahn.
Anu Menon, the director, said she wanted to showcase the mother-daughter relationship which has never received as much attention as mother-son and father-daughter relationships.
Nergis Mavalvala is the first woman to be named the Dean of Sciences at MIT. A Pakistani-American and an openly gay woman, she is an inspiration to all.
Asmita Sarkar's Twitter callout about Women In Science WikiProject was an intriguing one. Here's what she says about women scientists needing representation.
Veteran Indian scientist Kamala Sohonie was humiliated for her gender when she applied to IISc in 1933, by none other than C.V. Raman. Almost a century later, have things changed for Indian girls and women?
ARISE, a 'standing wheelchair', was recently launched by IIT Madras. Here is the brain behind this, the unassuming Prof Sujatha Srinivasan, talking with her junior alumnus, Namrata Vora.
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