Series: Women in STEM

People of color and women and their contributions to STEM have always been overlooked by the society. With this series we try to bring focus on some Women of Color who inspired us.

Ayyalasomayajula Lalitha Rao – The Electric Flame

In a time when widows were to shave their heads and were banished from society or burned at the pyre of their husband, one of them decided to study further. This is the story of how a young single mother joined a college for men and made history by becoming one of the first female engineers of India.

Cover Art by @at_rv

A Lalitha - The Electric Flame