Cara Santa Maria QuotesCara Louise Santa Maria is an American science communicator. She hosts the podcast Talk Nerdy and co-hosts The Skeptics' Guide to the Universe podcast, and was a co-host of TechKnow on Al Jazeera America.Santa Maria wrote her first blog for The Huffington Post in March 2010 before joining the publication as its founding science correspondent and host of the Talk Nerdy to Me web series from October 2011 until April 2013.
Ultimately, the main reason that you want more women in the sciences is the same reason you want more gay men in the sciences. It’s the same reason you want more Latinos or African Americans; it’s because if you come at a problem from a different perspective, you will be offering a creative vision that wasn’t there before.
It’s funny to hear how much certain people resist the lip ring. Sometimes I’ll do a piece on an important topic and all the YouTube comments will be about the lip ring. I don’t really have a good answer for why I got the lip ring. I just wanted it! But I’ve had it for a million years. I got my lip pierced when I was like 15.