There’s a Special Place in Hell for Women Who Don’t Help Other Women In Science

2 Sep

5 Brainy Birds

a rhyme by Nucleus

In a quirky little land called Science,
the treatment of women is not always fair.
Many times our brains get overlooked
for the size of our chest, our clothing, our hair.

A simple switch of a man’s name to a woman’s
on papers or job applications
results in less salary, less mentoring
less promotions and less publications.

And while our biology demands that we reproduce
at a time most inconvenient for our career,
our psychology is affected in a harsher, more stressful way
than that of our male peers.

Some of us ignore these issues
and just focus on our science.
While others speak out against the injustice,
risking our careers with such defiance.

However we choose to live
in the career we love so dear,
there is one golden rule
to which we ladies should adhere:

We must help each other
by being…

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