T V Padma is a Delhi-based science journalist, who has written extensively on and science policies in India, South Asia, and developing countries. She currently writes for a mix of international and Indian publications/websites. Padma began her career as a science correspondent at the Press Trust of India, where she reported on science daily and handled the production of the fortnightly PTI Science Service bulletin. She later ran development communication projects at the South Asia office of Panos Institute. In 2005, she joined SciDev.Net as its first South Asia Regional Coordinator to set up the first South Asian network of science writers.