ABIE Award Winners, Change Agent

Suriya Mayandi Thevar

2006 Winner of the Change Agent ABIE Award

Suriya Mayandi ThevarSuriya Mayandi Thevar, Ph.D., is senior professor and head of the Department of Library and Information Science at Annamalai University in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, South India. She also serves as director of the University’s Women’s Training Center in Information and Computer Technology. The recipient of numerous awards for her work in library and information science, Dr. Suriya serves on the board of International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists-Canada and as India’s ambassador to the Association of Computing Machinery. She is president of the Indian Association of Women in IT and secretary of the Women in Technology Research Forum.