20 Fascinating Lady Scientists to Follow on Twitter #FF

scienceladySCIENCE!!! Ok, seriously — science is awesome and so are these lady scientists.  Follow them to see what they’re doing day-to-day and wow! it’s pretty cool.  You can follow us @LadyParagons, and see all our Twitter lists too. SCIENCE!!!

  1. Karen L. Nyberg (@AstroKarenN) — NASA Astronaut. Recent resident of the International Space Station. Now happy at home. http://go.nasa.gov/np5ICw
  2. Hadiza Mohammed (@w_rock_science) — Founder of Women Rock Science. Black Girl In STEM. Smashing the Patriarchy. Hilary Clinton Fanclub. Empowerment. Real Talk
  3. The Grumpy Chemist (@Chemistry_Kat) — Mostly grumpy. Tweets about life with #realtimechem and cats. Has no idea what’s going on.
  4. Winter-Esther Okoth (@WinterOkoth) — Founder @PMentorship | Biomed Researcher Mayo Clinic | HEA Associate |Entrepreneurial Leader | Women in STEM Empowermnt EndMalaria, Health,Youth, Peace Advocate
  5. Laura Trouille (@WindyCityAstro) — ex-Roller Derbier turned full contact astronomer (split between galaxy research and K12 computational STEM education research) at NU & The Adler Planetarium.
  6. Dr Heather Williams (@alrightPET) — Senior Medical Physicist @CMFTNHS Nuclear Medicine, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) specialist; STEM ambassador; Mum; @Science_Grrl Director.
  7. Anne Glover (@EU_ScienceChief) — I am Chief Scientific Adviser to José Manuel Barroso, President of @EU_Commission. I am going to tweet about fascinating science going on in Europe
  8. Julianne Dalcanton (@dalcantonJD) — Astrophysicist at the University of Washington. Principal Investigator of the Panchromatic Hubble Andromeda Treasury (PHAT).
  9. Sam Cristoforetti (@AstroSamantha) — Samantha Cristoforetti. ESA astronaut. Italian Air Force officer. Looking forward to riding a Soyuz rocket to ISS in Nov. 2014 as part of Exp. 42/43. #Futura
  10. Indra Petersons (@IndraPetersons) — #CNN #CBM #Meteorologist. #Travel Junkie. Tomboy at heart. True #weather #nerd: B.S. Atmospheric Physics. Minors: #Math, #Physics & #Business
  11. Dr Suze Kundu (@FunSizeSuze) — Doctor of Materials Science. Nano-chemist literally and professionally. Artificial photosynthesiser. Science communicator. Love dancing, live music, Muse, shoes
  12. Keri Bean (@PlanetaryKeri) — #TAMU c/o ’10 & ’13 in meteorology. Working @NASAJPL as @NASA_Dawn science planner! Former meteorologist on @MarsCuriosity and @MarsPhoenix. Tweets are my own.
  13. Prof Alice Roberts (@DrAliceRoberts) — Professor of Public Engagement in Science at University of Birmingham; Physical anthropologist, author, and science presenter
  14. Suzanne Pilaar Birch (@suzie_birch) — Archaeologist & postdoc @ Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World, Brown University. Tweets: archaeology, OA, higher ed, women in science.
  15. Lisa Randall (@lirarandall) — Physicist, Author of Warped Passages, Knocking on Heaven’s Door, Higgs Discovery
  16. Athene Donald (@AtheneDonald) — Physics Professor Cambridge, researching interface with biology; University gender equality champion; Master-elect @ChurchillCol;
  17. Lucie Green (@Dr_Lucie) — Royal Society University Research Fellow staring at the Sun and beyond. Based at UCL
  18. Jeanne Garbarino (@JeanneGarb) — Scientist turned Director of Science Outreach at @RockefellerUniv. I break vegetarian for pulled pork. Long live the Oxford comma.
  19. Dorothy Bishop (@deevybee) — Professor of developmental neuropsychology. Blog on http://deevybee.blogspot.com
  20. Jacquelyn Gill (@JacquelynGill) — Assistant Professor at the University of Maine. Conservation paleoecologist using the natural experiments of the past to understand a warming world.

Know of a lady scientist we should be following? Please share in the comments!

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