Take Action Tuesday

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 poemStill 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.