Edited by Sumana Nandy
| Thursday March 22, 2018, New Delhi
Much before the world began rallying for equality and the rights of women, a Japanese geochemist inspired women to pursue science. She said, "There are many women who have the ability to become great scientists. I would like to see the day when women can contribute to science and technology on an equal footing with men." She ensured to help and nurture careers of other women and inspired them to work and flourish in the field of science.