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Faces of Chemistry - Women in Chemistry

Description

Follow the adventures of eight leading women in chemistry and celebrate the common element that catalysed their journeys: a life-changing, chance-taking, thrill-seeking love of science. Courtesy of the Chemical Heritage Foundation, Women in Chemistry series.

Type of Activity

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group work, working independently

Audience

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TeacherStudent

Age Group

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14 to Postgraduate
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In 1978, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw became managing director of Biocon, a company which she set up from her garage. Biocon is now India's largest biotech company.