Sexism drove this student to write about women scientists

emily-temple-wood-portrait_1024.jpgGraduate student and aspiring biologist, Emily Temple-Wood, is an outspoken Wikipedia contributor and the co-founder of WikiProject Women Scientists – an initiative dedicated to ensuring that women in science are adequately represented on Wikipedia.

While her passion for this very worthy cause is obviously an awesome thing, it’s seen her deal with a constant barrage of online harassment for years. But Temple-Wood has come up with the perfect way to turn those aggressive, sexist emails into a positive: for each one she receives, she writes a new Wikipedia article about a female scientist.

Read the full article in Science Alert

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