Dr Vidita Vaidya
Vidita is a professor of neuroscience at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. She was featured in the Indian Academy of Sciences’ book Lilavati’s Daughters, which is a collection of biographical essays on Indian female scientists. In 2015, she won the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in medical sciences, and in 2019, the Nature Mentoring in Science Award for her philosophy of putting people above productivity and nurturing students.
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