11 Totally Awesome Female Scientists Tweet #DistractinglySexy Pictures To Confront Sexism

Twitter / Shit Academics Say
Twitter / Shit Academics Say

Nobel Prize winner Tim Hunt was all too eager to tell us about what the problems were with girls in science. According to him, only three things happen when women work in a science laboratory:

  1. You fall in love with them
  2. They fall in love with you
  3. They cry when you criticize them

His remarks were made at a conference of science journalists, and they were rightfully called out as extremely sexist. Hunt subsequently resigned from his position as an honorary professor, but not before inspiring Vagenda Magazine to issue this challenge:

Many female scientists have already answered the call:

https://twitter.com/LaganClaire/status/609384862890520576

What a great reminder to our daughters that they can, and should, chase their dreams and go into whatever career field they want. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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