Photos of three women who are administrative staff at Isro is in news, as ISRO sends record 104 satellites launched on single mission recently. Today, more than 20-25% of Isro’s over 16,000 employees are women.
Ritu Karidhal, Deputy Operations Director, Mars Orbiter Mission
Since last 18 years and Ms Karidhal has worked on several projects at Isro, including the prestigious Mars mission, which has thrust her and her colleagues into the limelight.
She is from Lucknow a student who loved physics and maths is now part of several projects at Isro.
Nandini Harinath, Deputy Operations Director, Mars Orbiter Mission
She is working at Isro since last 20 years and was a part of Mars mission and its was just her luck as she never thought of becoming a space scientist.
Anuradha TK, Geosat Programme Director at Isro Satellite Centre
She is the senior-most woman officer at Isro and is working with Isro since last 34 years and specialises in sending communication satellites into space that are 36,000 km away from earth centre.