> “There are women involved in every single step of this amazing project,” said Sara Issaoun, 24, a graduate student at Radboud University in the Netherlands who worked on the research [...] But Ms. Issaoun warned against a “lone-wolf success” narrative. “The diversity and group effort and the breadth of our collaboration, I think, is worth celebration,” she said."

nytimes.com/2019/04/11/science

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The down side of a woman - any woman - becoming the "face" of a scientific endeavour is that hordes of internet misogynists will descend to question her contributions and expertise:
washingtonpost.com/nation/2019

Also faintly remembering discussions of how we can get more people (especially from underrepresented groups) into science by emphasizing hard work and teamwork, not individual genius

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(which is increasingly less of a thing, if it ever was, even when science was the domain of the independently wealthy few. but especially now, when so much important work is produced by global networks, e.g. IPCC.)

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