CONTENTS:- 1. Advancement of Women in Science and Technology 2. Feminist Approach to Science and Technology 3. Women and Cyber Technologies 4. Women in IT Industries 5. Convergence of Gender, Agriculture and Icts 6. Gender Issues in Science and Technology Education 7. Ensuring Gender Equity in Science and Technology 8. Women Empowerment in the ICT Arena
This book has been written to pay tribute to these women who have Icft their indelible foot prints in this arena. Women Hke Marie Curie, Valentina Tareshkova and Kalpana Chawla have all been testimony to the indomitable courage and spirit, and broken the proverbial glass ceiling. Profiling and chronicling the lives of these women, the book also examines the reasons for their tul date limited role'ïn this field, and how this is slowly undergoing a change. Women who are curre-ntly playing important roles in science, including Kiran Mazumdar Shaw and Sunita Williams have also been given due coverage.
To conclude, this is a highly informative book on women in Science, and it is hoped that the reader would find it quite interesting and insightful.