In the third instalment of our series of ten interviews with women scientists across India, we speak to Harini Nagendra, Professor of Sustainability at School of Development, Azim Premji University.
Mahzarin Banaji, Richard Clark Cabot Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard University, answers a few questions about the implications of her findings about 'hidden biases' for the way we run academia.
Anuradha Lohia has served as Vice Chancellor of Presidency University since 2014. Founding CEO of the Wellcome Trust/DBT Alliance, her eyes are still brightest when she speaks of the everyday thrills of her work as a molecular parasitologist. We sit sheltered from the monsoon heat of Kolkata in her office as she speaks thoughtfully and with passion about the curious modes of cell division in Entamoeba histolytica, and what it means to be a woman in science.
Paleobiologist Anusuya Chinsamy-Turan, currently head of the Biological Sciences Department, University of Cape Town, South Africa, was in Bangalore to attend the Commonwealth Science Congress in November 2014. Science communicator, author of two popular science books, and a vocal advocate for women in science, this multi-faceted scientist chatted with Harini Barath about her science, passions and interests.
For the first in a series of ten interviews of, and about, Women in Science, Harini Barath chats with Sunita Narain, Director General of the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and the Director of the Society for Environmental Communications. She is an environmentalist, political activist and a champion of sustainable development.