How to Encourage Females into Science

by | Jan 15, 2016

This article popped up on my facebook feed (thank you Angie Isaacs). This feels like Shannon Palus really hit the nail on the head. These are systemic, cultural problems that can only be fixed by talking about them and raising awareness. Granted an overly simplistic answer, but a start nonetheless. It won’t stop me from writing about very cool women, but I agree with Palus’s description of Marie Curie as “seemingly flawless.” I certainly put her on a pedestal when I was a kid. No way I could be like her. Maybe that’s why I like to write about regular people doing unusual things….

http://qz.com/585255/girls-dont-have-to-be-lured-into-science-science-ha…

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