Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA) is a voluntary, non political, secular organisation registered in 1973, under Society's Reg. Act. IWSA has nine branches all over India and it's head quarters is located in Vashi, Navi Mumbai.

IWSA accepts donations for all these programmes which are exempted under 80G (under section 12A of the Income tax Act, 1961).

Objectives of IWSA :

  • Taking science to masses.

  • Developing scientific temper in the society.

  • Promoting scientific accomplishments among women scientists.

  • Understanding the problems of women in sciences.

  • To be a representative body of women in S&T

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Community Based Activities

Community Health care centre

Day care centre

Nursery school

Working women’s hostel

Library/reading room

Scholarships and awards

Diploma in Nursery/ Crèche Teacher's Training course

Workshops in computer skills and I.T. Training

Sunday Science club/Techshiksha


Science Based Programmes

Popular science lecture series (with BRNS support)

Science workshops for students/teachers

Science nuture programme

Research projects

Environment/ Science awareness


Refresher courses

Science Exhibition


Upcoming Events

IWSA Rainbow 2018 on

22nd February, 2018
9.30 am– 12.30 pm.    1) Moppet show by Trainee teachers. 2) Activity based teaching / learning techniques for pre-primary students
2.00 am – 4.00 pm      Noted psychiatrist Dr. Harish Shetty will speak on “Teachers role in Personality development of students.” For NMMC middle school teachers.


23rd February, 2018

9.30 am – 12.30 pm.   1)Moppet show by trainee teachers. 2) Activity based teaching /learning techniques for pre-primary students.

2.30 am – 4.30 0pm    Session on “Brain development techniques” for NMMC Pre-primary teachers.



BRNS supported Popular Science Lecture Series 2017-2018

Lecture:Nanocatalytic Solutions for Climate Change

Speaker:Dr. Vivek Polshettiwar Nanocatalysis Laboratory, Department of Chemical Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai

Date and time:19th February, 2018 at 10:30 am

Lecture:Towards in vivo Cancer Therapy through

Speaker: Dr. Dhirendra Bahadur, Department of Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai

Venue:Juhu Jagruti Hall, 1st Floor, Mithibai College Building, V. L. Mehta Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai – 400056

Date and time:19th February, 2018 at 11:45 am









Members are requested to send their present postal address, telephone (landline and mobile), email to IWSA Head quarters on

Branch members are requested to give the above details to their Conveners AND to send the same directly to







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