The Women in STEM (WIS) Forum, KUKwas established in 2019. Constitution of the WIS Forum, KUK was initiated by Prof Anurekha under the guidance of Prof. Rohini Godboleand Prof. Ashutosh Sharma,Secretary Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi after a two day workshop on“Opportunities and Challenges for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)” organized in Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra .
To create awareness regarding career, opportunities and funding schemes in STEM especially for women students, researchers and faculty in STEM so as motivate and retain Women in Science through interactions with senior and accomplished women faculty members in STEM within and outside university.
To contribute to quality improvement, building scientific temper and to recommend management practices for motivation, retention and continuity of Women in STEM by targeting women student, researchers and faculty in the faculties of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences.
Advisor:Prof. Rohini Godbole, is a physicist and academician specializing in Elementary Particle Physics from IISC Banglore and is felicitated by many awards and one of the most prestigious awards of our Country “Padma Shrifor her contributions in science and technology (2019)”. She initiated first WiS Forum in India in 2008 and authored “Lilavati’s Daughter”.
Dr. Shuchita Upadhyaya, Professor, Deptt. of Computer Sc. & Application, KUK
Dr. Annu Sharma, Associate Professor, Deptt. of Physics, KUK
Dr. Anita Bhatnagar , Associate Professor, Deptt. of Zoology, KUK
Dr. Suman Chauhan, Assistant Professor, Deptt. of Geography, KUK
Ms. Meenakshi Suhag, Assistant Professor, Institute of Environmental Studies, KUK
Dr. Sona Rani, Assistant Professor (SFS), University Institute of Engg. & Technology, KUK
Dr. Kamal, Assistant Professor (SFS), Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KUK
Dr. Neera Raghav, Professor & Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, KUK (Coordinator)
Dr. Suman Mahendia, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, KUK (Secretary)
Dr. Sunita Dalal, Associate Professor, Department of Bio-Technology, KUK
Dr. Ruchi Gupta, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronic Science, KUK
Dr. Pooja, Assistant Professor, Inst. of Environmental Studies, KUK
Dr. Urmila, Assistant Professor, University Institute of Engg. & Technology, KUK
Ms. Anju Goyal, Assistant Professor, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KUK.
Dr. Suresh, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, KUK
Dr. Hardeep, Assistant Professor, Inst. of Environmental Studies, KUK
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April, 2019 a lecture was delivered by Professor Anurekha Sharma, Chairperson, Department of Electronic Sciences in Institute of Environment Sciences to inspire the students about scheme of girl students in sciences.
The awareness lecture in Maharaja Aggarsain Public School on 26-09-2019 was organized for the students of 10th Class. During the program, objective of STEM and various schemes offered by various government agencies as well as private agencies were discussed.
Motivational lectures were organized on 16th Oct, 2019 on the Topic, “Be a Chemistry Entrepreneur: Research+Entrepreneurship = Jobs” and "Be the Change in The New Era of Climate Research & Environmental Innovation" by WEF (Women Economic Forum) awardee for Exceptional Women of Excellence “Ms. Sarita Mishra”, Founder of Green Cosmos Energy Solutions Private Limited; Co-founder Tensor Digital.
One Day Seminar on “Women Innovators in STEM” jointly with KUTIC (RUSA 2.0), KUK on the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science on 11th Feb, 2020. Key note speaker for the seminar was Dr Darshana Joshi, Co-Founder and CEO of VigyanShaala International. Dr Darshana is the first Indian women to be elected the President of Graduate Union, the primary representative body of postgraduate students at the University of Cambridge, UK.
Poster Competition for Girls students (PG and Ph.D. of our University) for Women in Science and related topics, in the Senate Hall of the University on 11th Feb 2020.
Awareness lectures to guide the school students towards “Opportunities in higher education (Sciences) ”, were conducted in Schools by Prof. Neera Raghav on honorary basis:
MVVDAV School, Kapal Mochan, Yamuna Nagar
(a Lecture to Class 9 and 10 dated 22.05.21 google meet link aut-zhqd-ddx;
a lecture to Class 11 and 12 dated 23.05.21 google meet link: ovo-ceat-wyu)
Govt. Modal Senior Secondary Sanskriti School Bhupp, Sirsa
(a lecture to Class 9 to 12) dated 30.05.21, google meet link: nmg-uzzf-ujq.
Govt. Senior Secondary School, Navanagar, Punchkula
(a lecture to Class 9 and 10) on dated 29.05.21 google meet link: zzf-cwxr-kmf
Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Dr. Som Nath Sachdeva released the Logo for WiS, KUK on 10.06.2021. Registrar, Dr. Sanjiv Sharma and Dean Academic Affairs, Prof. Manjula Chaudhary graced the occasion.
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