Indian Women Scientists' Association
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Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA) is an Indian voluntary, non-governmental organisation (NGO) serving Indian women scientists since 1973. It has ten branches with its headquarters located in Vashi. Its infrastructure provides hostel, day care and nursery facilities. It runs a computer training center, a health care center, a science library and a pre-primary teacher's training program. The organisation's first president was Sumati Bhide.
Aims and objectives
- to develop scientific temper in Indian women.
- to promote scientific accomplishments in different areas of Science and Technology.
- to understand economic and social problems of women with education in different scientific fields.
- to be a representative body for women working in various scientific fields.
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