“Mother Nature needs her daughters.”
Euphoria by Lily King Participating in a love triangle during an anthropological study isn't exactly the best way to remain
"Pierre Curie, married and proud father of two, found time for love and family during his short scientific career."
I realize that Sir Tim Hunt probably thought he was being light-hearted or funny, but in a world where women still face real discrimination in science it is spectacularly inappropriate for someone so prominent to say the things he has said.
After asserting that female scientists should be segregated from their male peers because they distract them, fall in love
11. In 2014, Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani became the first woman to win the Fields Medal, often referred to as
Scroll below to see #girlswithtoys tweets. The #girlswithtoys campaign is stunning, powerful and will make you want to bust
Having graduated from a women's college with a degree in biology, I thought it would be fun to see what my fellow STEM sisters are doing this summer.
We fixate on the minutiae of score-keeping and numbers-balancing, of how much pink vs. blue, of how the evil patriarchy is ruining girls' lives, while we ignore the forest for the trees.
I realized I can help by sharing my experiences visiting middle school classrooms, writing lesson plans and taking part in activities specifically targeted at getting girls interested in STEM. I thought I would put together my top five pieces of advice for scientists visiting K-12 classrooms.