The 106th Indian Science Congress is organizing Women’s Science Congress with the focal theme “Future India : Science and Technology”. This programme is intended to showcase the contribution of women in Science, Technology and the Society.
Countries that understand the fact “Talent is the critical factor for growth” are poised for success. The world economic forum on the global gender gap has reported that India succeeds in fully closing its primary and secondary education enrolment gender gaps for the second year running, and, for the first time has nearly closed its tertiary education gender gap
Qualified women are coming out of the education system and it is for the industries to hire, retain and promote them. As we are moving into the era of talentism, the integration of women into the talent pool becomes inevitable.
It is also very important that women participate in policy making and political leadership. Carefully designed policies with dedicated leadership shall pave way to innovations and discoveries benefitting society.
Renowned women scientists and women leaders from Government, academia and industry who are decision makers will be delivering lecture and participate in panel discussion on 5th and 6th January 2019.