Indian Women Scientists' Association (IWSA) is a voluntary, non political, secular organisation registered in 1973, under Society's Reg. Act. IWSA has ten 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


Upcoming Events

IWSA in collaboration with “ERA” is organizing a WORKHOP ON MAKING OF ECO-FRIENDLY “Greenesha” (GANESHA IDOLS) on Saturday 12th September from 2 to 5 p.m. at IWSA’s ICICI Multipurpose Hall, near Balaji Temple, Vashi – Clickhere



IWSA, invites applications from girl students pursuing science education at undergraduate (B.Sc.) and post graduate (M.Sc.) levels for a limited number of 'Merit-cum-means' scholarships. For details and application forms, please enquire at IWSA office. (Tel. 27661806 between 2 pm and 6 pm or download from net). The completed applications should reach IWSA office latest by 31st August, 2015.


IWSA Fund Raising Drive 2015:

A musical monoact play – ‘ Vivekanand’  by Padmashri Shekhar Sen,, at Auditorium of CIDCO Exhibition Centre is planned on 28th November, 2015. IWSA plans to raise funds via: (1) Donations, (2) Advertisements in a souvenir and ( 3) Sponsorships. (For relevant registration forms: a) Sponsorships b) Donations,c) Advertisements d)Sponsorships benefits, e) donation appeal).

All contributions are exempted under section 80G of IT.














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