All women trip to Antarctica has a biotech engineer from India

Australian activist Fabian Dattner is planning a major trip to the Antarctica in 2018. The trip is special as it has a crew consisting of 80 women.

One of the crew member is Purvi Gupta from India. Gupta has a degree in biotechnology engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras.

The all-women expedition aims to raise awareness regarding the low representation of women in top positions, specifically in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.

The Antarctica trip will have females participants from 13 countries and will be for three weeks.

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