When #hashtags encourage scientific vocations

Recently, scientists boasted the reasons behind their career choice on Twitter, using the hashtag #IAmAScientistBecause. DiscovHER finds initiatives like this fantastic, as they can help persuade people hesitating to pursue a career in science to follow their gut! Here are some reasons to become a scientist, straight from women in science themselves:

1. Because women can!



2. Because your research can save lives!



3. Because you are not afraid of hard questions!



4. Because you want to make an impact!



5. Because science chose YOU!



6. Because you’re motivated by things other than money!



7. Because you are insatiably curious!



8. Because you can discover things no one has seen before!



9. Because you want to understand how things work!



10. Because you want to push into the unknown!



Tell us why YOU became a scientist using the hashtag #IAmAScientistBecause at @4womeninscience! 

L’Oréal–UNESCO
For Women in Science

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