Gargi Woman Manju Jain Verma, NSW

Winner of Gargi Woman Award 2019 – Community Service

Manju Jain Verma, NSW

  • A scientist, academic and clinician, Dr. Manju has earned her PhD in Ocular immunology from UNSW whilst being a specialist in ophthalmology.
  • Abandoning a promising academic career at home, bringing up children, clearing the 14 exams to be allowed to practice, financial constraints, having to leave behind the young family (travelling overseas for community work), Dr. Verma has been able to tackle all the curve balls life has thrown at her.
  • Undertaken numerous ophthalmology projects in India since 1997. Currently building a charitable eye hospital in Bhaghpat,35kmfrom the capital city Delhi.

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