Eight-year-old Sophia Spencer has always been ardent about study insects. In fact, that’s what she wants to do when she grows up.
Grasshoppers are her favorite, and she’s even been know to give them rides on her shoulder, either during home or school. Unfortunately, her peers didn’t seem to share Sophia’s interests in bugs and starting creation fun of her for it. Sophia’s mom, on a other hand, is unapproachable of her daughter’s hobby and wants to inspire her to pursue her dream career, so she motionless to write in to a Entomological Society of Canada final year and ask for help.
The classification was discerning to put a call out for other entomologists to share their stories with a small girl…
A immature lady who loves insects is being bullied needs a support. DM your email we’ll bond you! #BugsR4Girls pic.twitter.com/kjtfSJSlre
— Ent Soc of Canada (@CanEntomologist) Aug 25, 2016
…and a response from women in sold was amazing.
.@CanEntomologist I’ve been that girl, became an entomologist still proudly wear bugs on my shoulder #BugsR4Girls pic.twitter.com/dOmopyv8Q8
— Julia Koricheva (@KorichevaLab) Aug 25, 2016
She even assimilated army with Morgan Jackson, an entomology Ph.D. candidate, to co-write a systematic paper in a Annals of a Entomological Society of America on Twitter, entomology, and women in science.