1. This summer, there have been multiple instances on social media platforms of people attempting to shame women from acknowledging their PhDs. So today’s #TakeActionTuesday is a call to women and non-binary folks to own your titles!
- Change your handles on social media to include your honorifics (“Dr.”, “Prof.”, etc.) or terminal degree (“MS”, “PhD”, etc.).
- Amplify your actions by posting about them, tagging @500womensci and #ImmodestWomen.
2. Wondering how to get engaged in US midterm elections? Check out our get-out-the-vote page and join the webinar: ELECTIONS MATTER! THE 101 FOR HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED AND MAKE AN IMPACT Thursday July 12, 2018 at 8pm eastern / 5pm pacific
Maya Angelou, on gendered dimensions of "immodesty" in her poem, Still I Rise
Does my haughtiness offend you?
Don’t you take it awful hard’
Cause I laugh like I’ve got gold mines
Diggin’ in my own backyard.