Prof. Madhavi Latha Gali from the Department of Civil Engineering, IISc has been listed among the top 75 women professionals of the country in the fields of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Prof. Madhavi is currently the Chair of the Centre for Sustainable Technologies at IISc.
To commentate the 75th Anniversary of Independence of India (#AzadiKaAmritMahotsav), 75 women in STEAM are being honoured by the office of the principal scientific advisor, Government of India, and the Red Dot Foundation. The announcement was made by the principal scientific advisor, Prof K VijayRaghavan and the British high commissioner Alex Ellis. The selections were done by an eminent jury appointed by the Red Dot Foundation in partnership with the office of the principal scientific advisor, Government of India.
Prof. Madhavi Latha, along with the other recipients of this award, will be featured in the upcoming book “She IS: 75 women in STEAM”. The aim of the book series is to showcase more women role models for youth, make visible the leadership of women and generate interest in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The office of the principal scientific advisor and the foundation will arrange Masterclasses with young girls all over the country where Prof. Madhavi Latha will be invited to share her leadership journey and inspiring work. These events will happen during April-August 2022.