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The Stein Auditorium
India Habitat Centre,

Lodhi Road, Institutional Area, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi-110003


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The Summit is planned with the overall aim to boost the participation of women in STEM field for development of scientific career.

The Summit will generate a dynamic action plan, encouraging the coming generation to participate in the STEM fields and also assess the success of the efforts of "women in STEM activities. The sessions will include mechanisms of leadership building empowering women through networking career opportunities and interactive exercises with scientists.


To put forward the current conceptual thinking on increasing the participation of women in STEM

Provide a platform for the next generation of women scientists to interact and network with leaders in the field

To nurture ideas for future leadership

Who Should Attend

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Young as well as established women scientists science communicators, entrepreneurs, industrialists researchers, college teachers and students

Our Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Renu Swarup

Secretary, DBT, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

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Prof. Ashutosh Sharma

Secretary, DST, Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India

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Dr. Dinakar M. Salunke

Director, ICGEB, New Delhi

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Dr. Simon Kay

Welcome Trust, UK

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Prof. Jennifer A. Thomson

OWSD, Italy

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Dr. Wendy Harwood


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Dr. Glenda Gray

President & CEO South African Medical Research Council

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Dr. Mariyam Shakeela

Addu Women's Association Male, Maldives

The Stein Auditorium, India Habitat Centre,
New Delhi


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