Prof. Pratima Sinha

Prof. Pratima Sinha is an eminent scientist in the field of Biochemistry. She did her doctorate from Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai and completed her Post-doctoral research/training at Cornell University and University of Washington, Seattle, USA. She came back to India and joined Bose Institute, Kolkata. She retired as Senior Professor from the Department of Biochemistry of Bose Institute. Her field of Specialization is Molecular Genetics of Yeast.

Pratima Sinha is a Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad and a Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore. She was awarded Stree Shakti Science Samman in 2001. At present she is editing an e-magazine for children to enhance their awareness towards science and society, published under the auspices of SCALE.

Dr. Sushma Chand, M B B S

Dr. Sushma Chand, M B B S — a doctor by profession, retired from CGHS as Chief Medical Officer, did her MBBS from Calcutta University in first division in the year 1969. During the college days she was a member of P.P.W.O (Poor Patients Welfare Organisation), an association formed by students. It was providing free medicines, spectacles and artificial limbs to needy patients who could not afford to procure them. Joined Safdarjang Hospital, Delhi and underwent training for two years. Subsequently joined Central Health Service and worked in Delhi, Kanpur and Bangalore. During service participated in health camps organized by I.M.A Bangalore. Was elected President I.M.A - C.H.S Branch for the year 2003-2004. Retired from service in August 2006. Since then, she has been providing free medical service to 2000 school children as well as economically backward and visually challenged sections of the society.

Swati Prasad

Swati is a business journalist with 23 years of experience in working for publications like The Economic Times, The Indian Express, Business Standard and Business Today. She has been freelancing since 2005, and has reported on the Indian economy, various industries and on technology for publications in India and overseas. She has also helped the big four audit firms with their research reports and also contributes articles to corporate publishing houses based in Europe. Her areas of expertise lie in writing features, research and editing. Her passion for sustainable and green technologies has driven her to join SCALE as a senior consultant.