Dr. K. Ratna obtained M. Tech and PhD from IIT Delhi. She is one of the founder members of the Society and served first as Joint secretary and is now the Secretary. She is instrumental in spearheading the activities of the Society and making it a platform for recognition for many students, from school to research level, in their pursuit of excellence in various scientific activities.

She has been actively involved in many children and women centric programmes and currently the Convener of Indian Women Scientists’ Association – Hyderabad branch.