An inspiring session where children discussed women in STEM, importance of science and exploration, pursuing careers in science and research, the importance of questioning facts and dealing with uncertainty and failure. Post the session, Agastya Foundationorganized a science fair for children to explore complex concepts of science through simple experiments.
Ms. NIGAR SHAJI, is Project Director for Aditya- L1 spacecraft, the first Indian Space Solar Observatory. She joined ISRO Satellite centre in 1987. Since then made illustrious contributions to the Indian Remote sensing, communication and interplanetary satellite programs at various capacities. She was Associate Project Director,
Resourcesat-2A, the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite for National resource monitoring and management before the present assignment. Authored papers in image compression, systemengineering and space internetworking.