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

Writer, Mom, Geek and Superhero. though usually not all four on the same day. Author of the award-winning Phoenix Institute Superhero series and the steampunk novel, The Curse of the Brimstone Contract.