Take the challenge, says renowned astrophysicist to women

Mazlan speaking at the event.

PENANG: Women have dual roles as mothers and career women, and for this reason they should find the balance to advance and succeed in their chosen professions, especially in science.

Calling on the younger generation of women to take up careers in science, world-renowned astrophysicist Prof Emeritus Datuk Dr Mazlan Othman said: “One of the reasons women dropped out of the science field was to fulfill their role as mothers.”

“In respecting nature, you have to recognise that women have to do this.