Journal of Scientometric Research, 2018, 7, 3, 229-230.
Published: December 2018
Type: Book Review
Anasua Mukherjee Das
BRICSLICS, New Delhi – 110067, INDIA.
Recently the Google Arts and Culture portal added an online collection titled “Women Scientists of India” to pay tribute to seventeen women Fellows of the Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc) who have passed away. While this collection was obtained from the IASc publication “Lilavati’s Daughters”, another publication comes to our mind depicting the lives and achievements of Indian women scientists, namely, “Scientifically Yours: Selected Indian Women Scientists”. In “Lilavati’s Daughters” the women scientists presented their memoirs and narrated how did they overcome socio-cultural barriers to pursue their scientific or academic career. The western education they received during their schooling and graduate studies led to a definite career pathway, which was a rarity during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Read more…..