Women in Science - Report & Recommendations


09 Mar 2018

Women in Science - Report & Recommendations

 

To better understand the landscape facing women in science in academia in India, the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance (India Alliance) and the U.S. Embassy organised a listening session on 16 November 2017 at ICGEB, New Delhi, in which both policy makers and women in academia came together to engage in constructive dialogue about opportunities for supporting the advancement of women in science nationally and internationally.  Dr. Ellen Carpenter, program director at the National Science Foundation, in the Division of Undergraduate Education and U.S. Embassy Science Fellow moderated the session.

A detailed report and recommendations from this meeting can be downloaded here

The Report was released by the Hon'ble Union Minister for Science & Technology & Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, at the "National Conference on Technological Empowerment of Women, organised by National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), on 8 March 2018 to commemorate the International Women’s Day.