27 Jul 2020

39 Instagram Accounts You’re Not Following but Definitely Should

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We all love Instagram and spend waaaay too much time scrolling. So, why not follow these accounts to keep you inspired whilst scrolling?!

1. @browngirlsintech

Brown Girls In Tech are focused on the education, engagement & empowerment of brown girls who are passionate about technology & entrepreneurship.

39 Instagram Accounts - Brown Girls In Tech | Stemettes Zine

2. @smartkiduk

Smart Kid are running fun and creative focused workshops in UK. Smart Kid are teaching children things they don’t usually learn at school. Take a look at their account for STEM activities to try with kids.

3. @f1_suffrajets

An all-girls F1team from VGMS Going to UK nationals! Follow their journey and support them on their Instagram. Take a look at their website to meet the team and learn more about their car.

39 Instagram Accounts - f1_suffrajets| Stemettes Zine

4. @drdevphd

Devon Pawley is a PhD Candidate in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Miami. Take a look at her account to see what she gets up to day-to-day in the lab.

39 Instagram Accounts - drdevphd | Stemettes Zine

5. @eakriistine

Ea Kristine Clarisse is a studying for her PhD in Biochemistry. She’s studying glycoproteins (proteins with sugar chains attached to them) in the central nervous system. Check out her page for posts about breaking the scientist stereotype.

39 Instagram Accounts - eakriistine | Stemettes Zine

6. @electricgirlsed

Electric Girls builds girls’ confidence and capabilities by engaging them through STEM. Follow along with their programmes and workshops throughout the year.

39 Instagram Accounts - electricgirlsed | Stemettes Zine

7. @women.transforming.science

Women Transforming Science features loads of diverse women in STEM and their careers and new announcements from the STEM community to always keep you up to date.

39 Instagram Accounts - women.transforming.science | Stemettes Zine

8. @makeupyourmint

Chockablock with inspirational quotes to keep you motivated. Whether you are interested in science, technology, engineering or maths, their feed features it all. ⁠

39 Instagram Accounts - makeupyourmint | Stemettes Zine

9. @chloetheengineer

In need of some motivation? Check out Chloe The Engineer. She’s a civil engineer with a motivational feed that also shows what it’s like to be a civil engineer.

10. @soph.talks.science

Dr Soph Arthur is a PhD turned science communicator. If your feed is in need of some more science, then you need to follow this account for the science behind everyday objects.

39 Instagram Accounts - soph.talks.science | Stemettes Zine

11. @engineeringgals

Engineering Gals is an online community for women in engineering. Their page features profiles from women in all areas of engineering and positive affirmations. Join the engineering community!

39 Instagram Accounts - engineeringgals | Stemettes Zine

12. @lozcallender_

Lauren Callender is a PhD student. Follow her account to see what life is like in the lab. She’s also the creator of the Science Scribbles account, check them out for super cute STEM pins.


13. @noreenthesciencequeen

Noreen is a scientist and founder of Big Thinkers. Check out Noreen’s page for super fun science experiments you can try at home with younger ones.

14. @gchq

Go behind the scenes at the UK’s intelligence, cyber and security agency. They’re definitely worth following if you’re interested in cyber security.

39 Instagram Accounts - gchq | Stemettes Zine

15. @innovateheruk

InnovateHer is for all you techies out there. Meet tech role models and learn more about tech careers, it’s also a great page to head to for some midweek inspiration…

39 Instagram Accounts - innovateheruk | Stemettes Zine

16. @phdelery

Dr Elizabeth Delery is a biomedical scientist, check out her page for behind the scenes of life as a biomedical scientist (and her super cute dog, Thor).

17. @stemcorps

Meet the lovely Poornima, she’s studying bioengineering and nanotechnology and has a great page following her round to the events she goes to, news in STEM and the many cool people she gets to meet. One for all you future engineers out there!



18. @visiola_fdn

The Visiola Foundation mentor and empower African girls/young women to maximise their potential as leading scientists, technologists, engineers, and innovators!

39 Instagram Accounts - visiola_fdn | Stemettes Zine

19. @lotusstemm

A leadership and networking platform for South Asian women in STEM and Medicine.

39 Instagram Accounts - lotusstemm | Stemettes Zine

20. @humansofstemuk

Follow this account to meet new STEM role models and learn more about their world-leading research. It’s also great for anyone who is still not sure what STEM career they’d like to pursue.

39 Instagram Accounts - humansofstemuk | Stemettes Zine

21. @dr_niamh_shaw

Dr Shaw is a STEM graduate and space enthusiast from Ireland. She also loves to integrate art into STEM with her theatre shows and installations. Definitely one to follow for anyone interested in space.

22. @charlottephelps_

Charlotte is an F1 Strategy Engineer. Follow her for life behind the scenes as an engineer and some mental wellbeing reminders.

23. @lauren.yeomans

Lauren is an Experimental Particle Physicist at CERN. Follow her page to learn more about life at CERN and join her community of physics fans.

39 Instagram Accounts - lauren.yeomans | Stemettes Zine

24. @womenintechfestuk

A great event for (as the name might suggest) women in tech. Keep up to date with speakers and headliners, also, this account will help you meet new women in tech you haven’t hear of before!

25. @ladysolar

Lady Solar (AKA Ayah Alfawaris) is an Engineer and Energy Policy Manager. If renewable energy and sustainability is your passion, she’s definitely worth a follow.

39 Instagram Accounts - ladysolar | Stemettes Zine

26. @science.silver

The most aesthetically pleasing science account on Instagram! This is an account to follow for anyone interested in learning more about life in the science lab.

39 Instagram Accounts - science.silver | Stemettes Zine

27. @whatsnotatschool

Amazing A is an 11-year-old blogger and STEM lover. Follow her STEM journey on her Instagram account. She also has a blog full of inspirational STEM role models (including an interview with Head Stemette).

39 Instagram Accounts - whatsnotatschool | Stemettes Zine

28. @herstatistical_significance

Dr Em is a Statistics Assistant Professor. She’s got a great page full of inspirational quotes and stats lessons.

29. @pipettetopaintbrush

Soma is a biologist and digital designer. She has digitally drawn many women in STEM and shares their work on her Instagram account. Check out her page to meet new women in STEM and their careers.

39 Instagram Accounts - pipettetopaintbrush | Stemettes Zine

30. @girlchangetheworld

Lorena is a STEM entrepreneur and diversity advocate. On her page, you can follow her around and she also has the best midweek inspo posts!

39 Instagram Accounts - girlchangetheworld | Stemettes Zine

31. @curleni

Eleni Routoula (PhD) shares her experiences as a PhD and post-PhD woman in STEM.

39 Instagram Accounts - curleni | Stemettes Zine

32. @herhelloworld

Holly is a Stemette Alumni turned Stemette mentor and an engineer at Microsoft. Join her community of techies and follow her page to find out more about life as a software engineer.

39 Instagram Accounts - herhelloworld | Stemettes Zine

33. @anomalys_foundation

Akua is a Stemette Alumni and a software engineer. On her page, she shares her journey in tech and answers all your software engineering questions.

39 Instagram Accounts - anomalys_foundation | Stemettes Zine

34. @ebgineering

Meet electronic engineer, software developer and Stemettes mentor, Eb. Follow her and learn more about life as a software developer.

39 Instagram Accounts - ebgineering | Stemettes Zine

35. @astronautstarbright

Future Astronaut, Doctor, Engineer, Taylor Richardson, has a great account FULL of STEM inspiration and role models for you to check out.

39 Instagram Accounts - astronautstarbright | Stemettes Zine

36. @muslimwomeninstem

A positive space to share powerful narratives, break stereotypes & inspire the next generation of girls in STEM. Follow to meet some new STEM role models you haven’t heard of before.

39 Instagram Accounts - muslimwomeninstem | Stemettes Zine

37. @womengineered

Harvard Alum Environmental Engineer and sustainability representative passionate about making science inclusive and exciting. Featuring loads of quotes from women in STEM and STEM holidays.

39 Instagram Accounts - womengineered | Stemettes Zine

38. @womenareboring

Women Are Boring features fascinating research by interesting women. They aim to build the profile of women researchers. You can also take a look at their website here.

39. @luisapanuccio

Luisa is a Civil and Architectural Engineer who has an IGTV series called ‘STEM at Home’. Have a go at her STEM experiments using items from around your house.

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