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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Gwynne Shotwell

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. Gwynne Shotwell is the powerhouse President of SpaceX, (Space Exploration Technologies Corporation), a space transport company founded in 2002. She was the seventh employee to …

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TEEN SKEPCHICK INTERVIEWS: DR MERRILL VAN DER WALT

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. Dr Merrill Van Der Walt is a palaeontologist at the Origins Centre at WITS University in Johannesburg, South Africa. She studied many fields including evolution …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Sadiqah, Part 3

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. This is part 3 of my interview with Sadiqah, a formerly devout Muslim woman who began questioning Islam while living in a Muslim …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Sadiqah, Part 2

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. This is part 2 of my interview with Sadiqah, a formerly devout Muslim woman who began questioning Islam while living in a Muslim country and, …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Sadiqah, Part 1

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists, skeptics, and feminists about life, the universe, and everything. Sadiqah was born in the United States but lived, worked, and started a family in a Muslim country as an initially devout Muslim …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews, Old Timey Edition: Maria Mitchell

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. This week, we’re traveling back in time to “talk” with Maria Mitchell (1818-1889), the first female professional astronomer in the United States. In October 1847, …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Catherine A. Fiorello

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. In this week’s interview, school psychologist Dr. Catherine Fiorello weighs in on what the research says about ADHD, cognitive assessments, full inclusion and treatment …

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Teen Skepchick Interviews: Diana Williams, Follow-up Questions

This post is part of the Teen Skepchick Interviews series, where TS writers talk with amazing women scientists and skeptics about life, the universe, and everything. Our interview with Dr. Diana Williams, who researches neuroendocrine control of food intake, body weight, and metabolism (see part 1 here, and part 2 …

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