Credit Where Credit is Due

Some things are distilled Some things we create Some things we learn early Others – quite late Women of science Here’s our peer review Let’s give Credit where Credit is due And isn’t it weird how Women get less Though brilliance and insight we often possess Useful hypotheses — I’ve had a few Let’s sing about All the work women do Curie’s uranium glows in the dark A Carson named Rachel — our own Joan of Arc Leakey knew fossils Goodall Chimpanzees My Mom mastered pie crust Liz Blackwell — disease And then there's Florence NIghtengale Did I ever tell you she invented the pie chart? Don't get her started! Some things are distilled Some things we create Some things we learn early And others – quite late Women of science They are heroes too Let’s give Credit where Credit is due

And isn't it weird how women get less? Well sometimes a genius comes wearing a dress! Useful hypotheses — I’ve had a few Men make advances And women do too Rosalind Franklin, a chemist they say Worked out the helix behind DNA With Watson and Crick And it’s no big surprise The Nobel Committee just honored the guys And isn't it weird how women get less Thought brilliance and insight they often possess Useful hypotheses – I've had a few Let's sing about all the work women do Some things are distilled Some things we create Some things we learn early And others quite late Women of science They are heroes too Let's give Credit where Credit is due Let's give Credit where Credit is due