Gimme an "S!"
November 11, 2010 7:58 PM Subscribe
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Founded by former Philadelphia 76ers cheerleader Darlene Cavalier, Science Cheerleaders
is a squad of cheerleaders from professional sports teams who have gone on to have careers in science-related fields. Now they break out the pom-poms to cheerlead for science
and challenge the stereotypical image of female scientists.
Ms. Cavalier is a writer and advisor for Discover Magazine
. She also runs the site Science for Citizens
, which attempts to connect ordinary people with scientific researchers. (via
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