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BWIS Lecture 3/8: She Is on Her Way: The Changing World for Women in Science in the Developing World

Shobhana Narasimhan

Shobhana Narasimhan

Shobhana Narasimhan, Professor of Theoretical Sciences and Dean of Academic Affairs at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bangalore, India, will speak on the challenges women scientists in the developing world face in her talk “She Is on Her Way: The Changing World for Women in Science in the Developing World,” at Brookhaven National Laboratory in the Physics Large Seminar Room (Bldg. 510), Friday, March 8, at noon as part of the Brookhaven Women in Science (BWIS) lecture series.

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The lecture is free and open to the public. Visitors age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.

Narasimhan will discuss how these scientists also face societal constraints imposed by their gender, in addition coping with limited resources. She will explore statistics that show how some developing countries have a higher proportion of women scientists than economically developed nations.

About BWIS

Brookhaven Women in Science is a diverse and inclusive community that promotes equal opportunity and advancement for all women in support of world-class science. BWIS is a volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit funded by Brookhaven Science Associates and membership dues.

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