Celebrating International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we honor Indian women scientists defying stereotypes and excelling globally.
Nandini Harinath: Pioneering Space Exploration
Rocket scientist Nandini Harinath at ISRO Satellite Centre has been instrumental in projects like Mangalyaan and Chandrayaan.
Nigar Shaji: Spearheading Aerospace Advancements
Aerospace engineer Nigar Shaji directs Mission Aditya L1 and leads satellite projects, including India’s proposed Venus mission.
Geetha Manjunath: Revolutionizing Healthcare with AI
Computer scientist Geetha Manjunath’s NIRAMAI Health Analytix pioneers non-invasive breast cancer screening through AI technology.
Soumya Swaminathan: Leading Research on Global Health
Clinical scientist Soumya Swaminathan’s WHO tenure saw impactful contributions to HIV, TB, and COVID-19 research dissemination.
Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay: Innovating in Computer Science
Computer scientist Sanghamitra Bandyopadhyay, ISI Kolkata’s first female Director, advances evolutionary computation, machine learning, and bioinformatics.
Re-reported from the article originally published in The News Minute