Also Read: India’s Rocket Women: Women have served in important roles at ISRO not to establish gender sensitivity, but because they were the right people for the job. ISRO’s 2019 Chandrayaan 2 mission was the first interplanetary mission to have women as Project Director and Mission Director. In fact, 30% of the team was composed of women.
The shortlist for British Academy Book Prize for Global Cultural Understanding is out, and India-born Ugandan author Mahmood Mamdani has made the cut. His book Neither Settler nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities has grabbed eyeballs for its in-depth inquiry into political modernity. Can’t wait for the results on October 26.
Published on 08, Sep 2021