We are a group of people who are passionate about celebrating women in science and passing on our love of science to the next generation. Find out more about who we are and what we are doing.
We are continuing to strengthen our network online through our website, Twitter, facebook and our weekly newsletter. These channels also help us elevate and amplify the voices of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), encourage and share with organisations and individuals with similar aims, and promote associated events and initiatives. If you have a story to share or are planning an event our members would be interested in, please do get in touch.
We are developing local ScienceGrrl chapters – informal and friendly local networks which provide peer support and a setting to develop social events that support members and outreach events which encourage girls and women from the local community to consider a future in science. Do join in the conversation and help shape how ScienceGrrl develops as we move forward. Find out more about our local chapters here.
As well as establishing local connections, we’re also providing a voice for women in science nationally and exploring ways of elevating the profile of women scientists in mainstream culture. Our ‘Through Both Eyes’ report reviews and collates research into the factors affecting girls’ choices regarding STEM, and includes recommendations to address the factors that undermine free choice. As such, it defines our motivation and methods. We’re keen to collaborate with all who share our vision and values, and are working with a wide variety of organisations, policy makers, media representatives, teachers and schools, and constantly listening out for new ideas for promoting women in science. Find out the latest on what we’re doing nationally and who we’re collaborating with here.
And internationally, we’ve already inspired a similar initiative in France, the WAX network, and have interest from Africa and the United States in helping people set up networks there. If you’ve found this site from outside the UK, we’re very happy to share our experiences with you and are excited to see our model adapted for different nations and cultures.
Find out more here.