If you don’t already have Lego’s new “Women of NASA” play set, you’d better hustle. The toy became a massive seller in the 24 hours following its release on Nov. 1, briefly selling out on Amazon. Parents are falling over themselves, rightly so, to expose their girls—and boys—to inspiring role models in a field where…
via Advice from a real “Woman of NASA,” for kids who dream of working in science — Quartz
Women of NASA is SO AWESOME! I know what I want for Christmas!
“I took the NASA shirts from the “boys” section from where they were prominently displayed, and put them little kid eye level next to tank tops in the “girls” section 20 feet away. And shared a pic of my tiny-scale, subversive, nonviolent, direct action.”
via (Re)Merchandising NASA as a Feminist Act — Longreads
Pretty amazing. Science and maths are awesoooooooooooooooome! Little girls loving science and maths is awesooooooooooooomerrrrrr!