February 11 was International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate the accomplishments of women in science, I’ve put together a list of women scientists that you can follow on Instagram.
Corina Newsome @hood__naturalist
Corina Newsome is a wildlife conversationalist who works with MacGillivray’s Seaside Sparrows. She advocates for an inclusive outdoors and helped organize #BlackBirdersWeek.
Charlie Young @ocean_magpie
Charlie Young is a conservation biologist specializing in marine science. She’s an avid diver and has logged over 100 scientific dives. She also has a YouTube channel where she discusses marine animals.
Kristina Lynn @wildbiologist
Kristina Lynn is a wildlife biologists who shares her expertise and experiences on YouTube. If you’re interested in a job in wildlife biology, check out her YouTube channel where she offers practical advice.
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson @ayanaeliza
Laura Kojima @laura.kojima
Laura Kojima is a Masters of Science student studying alligator ecotoxicity, ecology, and movement. She’s also a passionate science communicator. If you love reptiles and amphibians give her a follow.
Liv is a mycologists in training. She posts stunning images of her mushroom hunts with tips for identifying mushrooms and interesting facts about different fungi species.
Earyn McGee @afro_herper
Earyn McGee is a PhD student and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow studying the effects of stream drying on the lizard population. She runs a popular Instagram game called #FindThatLizard.
Stephanie Schuttler @fancy_scientist
Stephanie Schuttler is a wildlife biologist and conservationist with the goal of helping others get into the field. Her Instagram and podcast, Fancy Scientist, discuss conservation and feature scientists and their research.
Raven Baxter @raventhesciencemaven
Raven Baxter is a molecular scientist and acclaimed science communicator. She is the founder of Black in Science Communication and STEMbassy. Check out her YouTube for science videos and the STEMbassy talk-show.
Imogene Cancellare @biologistimogene
Imogene Cancellare is a conservation biologist and National Geographic Explorer. She is completing her PhD at the University of Delaware and researching snow leopards in Asia.
I hope this list helped you find some women scientists to follow on Instagram. Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science!