The 10 Indian Women Scientists Inspiring the World

Gagandeep Kang- Renowned Indian microbiologist Gagandeep Kang created history in 2019 when she became the first female Indian elected to the rank of Member of the Royal Society.

Tessy Thomas- The “Missile Woman of India,” Tessy Thomas, was important in India’s nuclear missile defense program.

 Nigar Shaji-  Since joining ISRO in 1987, Indian aerospace engineer Nigar Shaji has played a key role in the nation’s space exploration efforts.

Sudha Bhattacharya- Molecular parasitology has benefited greatly from the work of Sudha Bhattacharya, a professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University’s (JNU) School of Environmental Sciences.

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Kalpana Chawla- On March 17, 1962, Kalpana Chawla, an Indian symbol of dedication and will, was born in Karnal, Haryana.

Vijaylaxmi Ravindranath- When employed at the Central Food Technology Research Institute (CFTRI), Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Andhra University.