5 Indian Women Who Proved We Can Change The World!

Sunitha Krishnan, Priya Ravichandran, Mithali Raj, PV Sindhu and Tessy Thomas – the superwomen!

Tessy Thomas



Tessy Thomas is a woman who perfectly fits the portrait of a good Indian housewife who performs all the daily chores with ease.She juggles her professional and personal life with ease. Behind this simple persona is a defense scientist who ahs contributed substantially to the country’s security.Tessy joined the Defense Research and Development Organistaion and was assigned to work on the Agni missile project, becoming the first woman scientist to head a missile project in India and has been known as ‘Agni Putri’. She has shown that women can be scientists in our society and still run a household.Dr. Tessy Thomas has a big hand in making India self-reliant in the field of missile technology.She was awarded the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award, the Missile Woman Of India and  Dr. Tessy continues to be the role model for women and young scientists of today.

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