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Girls in Science - And The Importance of Such Representation

I remember easily what the best day of elementary school was as a kid. We had a few of them a year and they were always exciting. 380 more words


The Humiliation of McGill's First Female Full Professor

                                                                           Carrie Derick

 Emmeline Pankhurst

 Ethel Hurlbatt

In  1912/13, McGill Botanist Carrie Derick, Canada’s first female full-time professor, was listed in the University Calendar after Mrs.Ethel Hurlbatt, Warden of Royal Victoria College, under OTHERS and not with the other McGill Professors. 969 more words


#48DaysofBlue Day 28 #girlswithtoys

Day 28: York River, Virginia

Today’s post is dedicated to all of the amazing women in marine science and STEM fields! In light of a recent comment made in regards to science being about “boys playing with their toys”, the campaign #girlswithtoys was created to highlight all the incredible work that women of the past and present have done to advance all STEM fields. 189 more words

Marine Science

Words can be powerful: encouraging young women in science.

I’m writing this post because I have been thinking about my career goals and how they have changed since my days as an undergraduate. It is only recently that I have seriously thought that becoming a professor is something I want to do and that it might actually be possible for me to do. 841 more words

Maria Angela Ardinghelli – Italian Scientist and Translator (1730–1825) | Saints, Sisters, and Sluts

Originally posted on Saints, Sisters, and Sluts.

During the time of Laura Bassi and Maria Agnesi, there was another learned woman of mathematics and science. 202 more words

19th Century

Tap vs. Bottled - a Water Scientist Explains

Women in Water with Brenda Meyer, Principal Engineer at Western Municipal

This was a question Brenda Meyer, principal engineer for Western Municipal Water District, never thought about growing up. 650 more words


What unemployment taught me about dual-career parenting

I’ve made a point to not mention this over the last several months, because I try to keep this site (mostly) professional. But — of course —  personal and professional matters interfere with one another. 168 more words