Dr Lakshmi Ramachandran
Lakshmi is a Programme Manager at Duke-NUS Medical School responsible for the Cancer ImmunoTherapy Imaging Programme, where she also manages the Women in Science Career Advancement Programme. She trained as a keynote speaker and coach to talk about the challenge of retaining women in STEM careers and explore ways retention can be improved, after her own experiences returning to a career. Lakshmi has written a memoir cookbook, Roomies/Foodies, and collaborates with the STEM Advocacy Institute on their Stories In Science initiative.
You can follow her work here:
- We Need More Women In Science Changing The World (video), Ideas & Inspiration, 20 July 2018
- Human Narratives in Science: The Power of Storytelling, Fanuel J. Muindi, Lakshmi Ramachandran and Jessica W Tsai, Trends in Molecular Medicine, January 2020
- A scientist who seeks to lend a hand to the achievements of women in science (original in Tamil), K. Janarthanan, Tamil Murasu, 11 February 2020
- Motherhood in crisis – overcoming stress and finding joy, Nua Woman, 8 May 2020