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Roots and wings : inspiring stories of Indian women in engineering

Author: Shantha R Mohan
Publisher: Chennai, India : Notion Press, ©2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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29 women all graduated from the oldest engineering college in India sometime between 1943 and 1971. This was a difficult time for these pioneering women to pursue their chosen path, yet they all went on to make their mark in their unique ways in various fields of work in India as well as the USA. Overcoming several obstacles to their careers, they managed to find a good balance between family and work. A few were,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shantha R Mohan
ISBN: 9781644291320 1644291320
OCLC Number: 1054198087
Description: ix, 250 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Shantha Mohan.

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29 women all graduated from the oldest engineering college in India sometime between 1943 and 1971. This was a difficult time for these pioneering women to pursue their chosen path, yet they all went on to make their mark in their unique ways in various fields of work in India as well as the USA. Overcoming several obstacles to their careers, they managed to find a good balance between family and work. A few were, and are, also great community leaders. Their lives are models of courage, initiative, perseverance, innovation, entrepreneurship, resilience and flexibility.

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