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The issue of under-representation of women in science is being seen with a great deal of concern all over the world. To address this issue, the Council of the Indian Academy of Sciences had in constituted a committee on "Women in Science" which later lead to the formation of the Panel for "Women in Science" (WiS) to carry out recommendations made by the committee and to suggest measures for obtaining suitable solutions.

"Women in Science : A Career in Science” is a lecture workshop being organized by Women in Science (WiS) panel and the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru in association with Azim Premji University, Bengaluru under the “WiS: a Career in Science" programme.

Date : September 17, 2016
Time : 10am -5pm
Venue: Seminar Hall, 10th Floor, Pixel A,
Azim Premji University, PES Campus,
Electronic City, Bengaluru 560100

The workshop seeks to encourage students to pursue careers in science and will feature women scientists from different disciplines. The WiS panel is currently being chaired by Prof. Sandhya S. Visweswariah, Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

The event will feature a series of talks, a panel discussion and an interaction session with students. The primary audience would be undergraduate students of both genders from local colleges in Bengaluru, though the event is open to everyone and we expect some participation from faculty members as well. The talks are intended to give students exposure to cutting- edge research being performed by scientists in different disciplines, whereas the panel discussion and interaction session are for sharing personal experiences and career advice.


Click here to Register.

Register before September 14, 2016.

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