International Women’s Day 2021: Women Leadership in Science, Health and Society

Sonali Nagar


As part of the International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated on 8 March every year, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), organised a virtual invited special lecture by Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO) on the topic “Women Leadership in Science, Health & Society”.

Dr Soumya Swaminathan, former Secretary, Health Research, Govt of India and Director-General, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has also been Deputy Director-General of Programmes (DDP) at WHO from 2017 to more