5 episodes

Welcome to the Word to the W.I.S.E.
A podcast series brought to you by Underwriters Laboratories, a leader in global safety sciences.
We interview remarkable women who have chosen science and engineering as a career and are dedicated to creating a safer, more secure and sustainable future.
Irrespective of the fields they represent, these women are recognised for conducting painstakingly independent research to deliver transformative and lasting scientific contributions and improve lives and working conditions.
Our aim is to bring to you their unique personal and professional stories as a point of inspiration, to choose the path of science and engineering, and be a part of this growing community.
Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to a career in the field of STEM.
Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.
All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.
You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.
Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform.

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Welcome to the Word to the W.I.S.E.
A podcast series brought to you by Underwriters Laboratories, a leader in global safety sciences.
We interview remarkable women who have chosen science and engineering as a career and are dedicated to creating a safer, more secure and sustainable future.
Irrespective of the fields they represent, these women are recognised for conducting painstakingly independent research to deliver transformative and lasting scientific contributions and improve lives and working conditions.
Our aim is to bring to you their unique personal and professional stories as a point of inspiration, to choose the path of science and engineering, and be a part of this growing community.
Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to a career in the field of STEM.
Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.
All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.
You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.
Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform.

    Ep. 4 Constantly Upgrade Technical Abilities to Excel with Rashmi Urdhwareshe, President SAE India & Senior Advisor, Pune Knowledge Cluster

    Ep. 4 Constantly Upgrade Technical Abilities to Excel with Rashmi Urdhwareshe, President SAE India & Senior Advisor, Pune Knowledge Cluster

    On this episode, we speak to Rashmi Urdhwareshe former director of the automotive research association or ARAI, a cooperative industrial research association by the automotive industry, as well as the Ministry of Industries.

    Rashmi is an automotive safety, emissions, e-mobility, and sustainable transport expert, among others. She did a graduation degree in Electrical Engineering in 1981 and completed a post-graduation in Electronics and Telecommunications subsequently. An unusual and challenging choice of career for a woman in India at the time.

    Rashmi is the recipient of the Nari Shakti Puraskar, a woman empowerment award, an annual award given by the government of India for her outstanding contribution to automotive technology.

    Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to a career in the field of STEM.

    Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.

    All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.

    You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.

    Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform

    • 34 min
    Ep. 3 Women are Powerhouses with Dr Rashi Gupta, Founder & Managing Director,Vision Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd.

    Ep. 3 Women are Powerhouses with Dr Rashi Gupta, Founder & Managing Director,Vision Mechatronics Pvt. Ltd.

    Our guest today is fondly known as the Batterywali of India. Dr Rashi Gupta, Founder Director, Vision Mechatronics has pioneered the manufacturing of advanced lithium batteries and made herself a name to reckon with in the field of renewable energy and energy storage.

    Named Asia's most influential woman in renewable energy, Dr Rashi advocates for gender equality and women empowerment at every possible opportunity.

    She is a committee member of the Bureau of Indian Standards for batteries, energy storage, and e-mobility, a member of International Electro-technical Commission and the list goes on.

    Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to a career in the field of STEM.

    Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.

    All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.

    You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.

    Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform .

    • 27 min
    Ep. 2 Believe in Your Inner Strength with Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon Biologics

    Ep. 2 Believe in Your Inner Strength with Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon Biologics

    Our next guest is Dr Kiran Mazumdar Shaw founder of the country's, or perhaps even Asia's leading biotechnology, enterprise Biocon.

    A pioneer of the biotechnology industry her journey began in a garage in the 1970s and with grit and determination to buck the trend of Indian women running a corporation, Dr. Kiran has turned Biocon into an innovation nerve-centre that is committed to affordable solutions in healthcare. She is living proof that girls can do anything they set their minds on.

    Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to a career in the field of STEM.

    Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.

    All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.

    You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.

    Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform .

    • 21 min
    Ep. 1 Passion and Perseverance with Dr. Judy Jeevarajan, Vice President, Electrochemical Safety, Underwriters Laboratories

    Ep. 1 Passion and Perseverance with Dr. Judy Jeevarajan, Vice President, Electrochemical Safety, Underwriters Laboratories

    In our first episode of the Word to the W.I.S.E podcast we speak to Dr Judy Jeevarajan a global expert in battery safety with a focus on lithium-ion cells.

    Dr. Judy is Vice President, Research, Electrochemical Safety Research Institute at Underwriters Laboratories Inc. Prior to that, she spent nearly two decades at NASA space centre in Houston.

    A trailblazer Dr Judy by her own admission. worked diligently to create data driven success stories to establish herself as a much-acclaimed leader in her field.

    Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to envision a career in the field of STEM.

    Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.

    All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.
    You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.

    Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform.

    • 20 min
    Word to the W.I.S.E. Trailer

    Word to the W.I.S.E. Trailer

    Welcome to the Word to the W.I.S.E.

    A podcast series brought to you by Underwriters Laboratories, a leader in global safety sciences.

    We interview remarkable women who have chosen science and engineering as a career and are dedicated to creating a safer, more secure and sustainable future.

    Irrespective of the fields they represent, these women are recognised for conducting painstakingly independent research to deliver transformative and lasting scientific contributions and improve lives and working conditions.

    Our aim is to bring to you their unique personal and professional stories as a point of inspiration, to choose the path of science and engineering, and be a part of this growing community.

    Through Word to the W.I.S.E, we will continue to build on our legacy: driving transformative change in pursuit of a safer and more resilient society by inspiring more young women to a career in the field of STEM.

    Remember, you too can nominate more remarkable women to be part of the show. Or just send in your questions for future guests on the Word to the WISE podcast.

    All you have to do is visit us on saferindiatoday.org.

    You can also find us on Facebook and Instagram at Safer India Today.

    Don’t forget to subscribe and like us on your favourite podcast platform.

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