About Us

At VigyanShaala, we equip youth with quality STEM skills through project-based learning to enable social and transformational change. Our goal is to facilitate the creation of innovative, youth lead ecosystems for mentoring and STEM skilling at the community level.



Re-imagining STEM

VigyanShaala’s KALPANA is true to its essence of reimagining STEM fields by equipping female under graduates with tools to explore broader possibilities in STEM careers. The program envisions creating a self-sustaining and upligting community of women in STEM, generating a ripple effect and breaking traditional access barriers.
DR. BHARTI SINGAL Lead Program Kalpana, mentor and workshop facilitator DR. ARTI DUMBREPATIL Co-lead Program Kalpana and Chief communicator DR. SOWMYA PURUSHOTHAMAN Lead Mentoring and Curriculum Design
MS. SWATI KESHRI Mentor and social media career strategic DR. DARSHANA JOSHI Founder VigyanShaala and workshop facilitator SHIVANI SEMWAL Mentor Coordinator
DR. VIJAY VENUGOPALAN Technical Support Coordinator

WEEK 1 – 18.10.20

WS 1 Developing YOUR personal brand Dr. Bharti Singal & Dr. Darshana Joshi

WEEK 2 – 25.10.20

WS 2 Preparing yourself for the future of work!

Dr. Darshana Joshi Founder VigyanShaala International

WEEK 3 – 1.11.20

WS 3 Spirit of Science – Inculcating Scientific temperament

Dr. Sowmya Purushothaman Innovation Scientist, Beyond Meat, USA

Panel 1 – 18.10.20

Indian Women in STEM – Challenges & Opportunities; Scientific Social Responsibility

Prof. Ashutosh Kumar Sharma

Prof. Ashutosh Kumar Sharma Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India

Prof. Shobhana Narasimhan

Prof. Shobhana Narasimhan Professor Theoretical Physics,

JNCASR, Bangalore

Panel 2 – 25.10.20

Building the career you want – Reimagining possibilities beyond traditional careers

Prof. Pratibha Jolly

Prof. Pratibha Jolly Principal Miranda House University of Delhi Academic Consultant NAAC

Dr. Monali Moirangthem

Dr. Monali Moirangthem R&D Scientist at AOC Resins

Panel 3 – 01.11.20

STEM Habits and Tinkering for social good

Prof. G Nagarjuna

Prof. G Nagarjuna Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, Mumbai

Richa Shrivastava ra

Richa Shrivastava ra Managing Partner Maker’s Asylum

Designed by women STEM professionals from leading global universities, this online program is designed to:
  • Kindle the spirit of innovation and Scientific Temperament
  • Inspire via engaging with STEM leaders.
  • Provide Professional development tools
  • Build Kalpana Network
  • community of women from diverse backgrounds
  • Widen opportunities