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Lilavati’s Daughters

Lilavati’s Daughters

WOMEN ARE UNIVERSALLY underrepresented in science and technology. India is no exception. True, the subcontinent’s institutes of learning are open to all its citizens, but potential female researchers still hesitate at the thresholds of laboratories. Is this because they have seen few role models of their gender in such establishments? “Lilavati’s Daughters: The Women Scientists of India,”  is an inspiring anthology published by the Indian Academy of Sciences in a bid to remedy that visibility problem. Lilavati’s Daughters: The Women Scientists of India, edited by […]