Need Inspiration? Check Out the #girlswithtoys Hashtag

Visible role models are important, so when I saw #girlswithtoys, complete with photos of women in STEM with their science “toys,” show up in my Twitter feed, I had to share. The hashtag was started by Slate writer Kate Clancy to provide visible role models of women in science.

Here are some of my favorites:

And I couldn’t resist adding a photo of the DIY science zone at GeekGirlCon from 2013:

Leaf rubbings at the GGC Science Zone
Leaf rubbings at the GGC Science Zone in 2013

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