Meet the trailblazers…
By Boski Gupta
We may know them but we mostly never see them on TV or newspapers. However, these women are geniuses in their own fields. These women scientists have made our country proud in their own ways.
Nandita Jayaraj and Aashima Freidog write about the stories of thirty-one of these trailblazing women who work in a diverse array of fields, from environmental biotechnology to particle physics, palaeobiology to astrophysics. Through their thorough research, they uncover the mysteries of the universe, find more sustainable ways of living, cure life-threatening diseases and study animals and plants that are long gone.
The book tells children about their journey and choices. It’s an inspiration read and also highlights how these women pushed the boundaries to reach where they’re.
Title: 31 Fantastic Adventures in Science: Women Scientists in India
Author: Nandita Jayaraj and Aashima Freidog