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An awareness programme on Indian women scientists and their contribution to the nation in Bhopal.(File picture)

Women in science are made to feel like impostors

By Amrita Mhale
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 07:52 AM IST
An absorbed fear that you are not good enough might look like the smallest of the obstacles women in STEM fields face. The All India Survey on Higher Education 2017-18 estimates that 40% of the undergraduates in science and engineering are women, but women make up only 14% of scientists, engineers and technologists employed in research and development institutions.
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