Location: South Asia
Lotus STEMM is a grassroots community for South Asian women which works to increase the visibility of and inspire South Asian girls and women in STEM. They provide resources for parents and teachers as well as students, and workshops and mentoring to help women develop skills. They run competitions, such as the recent Degrees of Success video contest, and carry out research on issues affecting women. In 2020, they were awarded The STEM Squad Cross-Pollination Grant for their mentorship program.
You can follow their work here:
- Activated Immunologist Activating A STEMM Community, Her STEM Story, 26 September 2018
- What Led Me To Start Lotus STEMM: Grassroot Non-Profit Leadership And Networking Platform for South Asian Women, Roopali Chaudhary, Feminism In India, 28 February 2019
- Believe in yourself and find your champions: Meet Dr. Roopali Chaudhary, Isla Watton, SoapBox Science, 5 June 2019
- Imposter Syndrome: What is holding you back?, Doina Oncel, hEr VOLUTION, 26 August 2019