Natalie C Parker (noun) - a lady with a penchant for writing, reading, running, and sunglasses; YA writer represented by Sarah Davies of the Greenhouse Literary Agency; terrified of zombies and jellyfish; addicted to nail polish, cello, and magical places; not good with rules.
Debut novel forthcoming in 2014 from HarperCollins, BEWARE THE WILD.
So, the European Commission decided to recruit girls to science (yay), but this is how they went about it…
To which a few ladies at the University of Dartmouth responded….
Don’t get me wrong. I love my nail polish. But I also love hiking through muddy mangrove forests or across barely-frozen lakes. That I do both of these things while being female doesn’t mean one defines me anymore than the other. I dig science. I dig make-up. I don’t dig sexism dressed up like academic advocacy.
Thanks, Dartmouth. I dig you, too.