If male scientists were written about like successful women

Ever notice how profiles of successful women tend to focus on their stereotypically feminine traits? A relatively unknown Twitter account caught some attention recently by playing around with this concept.

'He had the body of an athlete and the face of a movie star. But Oliver Sacks chose science over glamour.'

One tongue-in-cheek tweet reads, "despite Einstein's unkempt hair and unusual wardrobe choices, he is lauded for his theory of relativity today." (US Library of Congress)

Ever notice how profiles of successful women tend to focus on their stereotypically feminine traits? She's not just a CEO – she's also a loving mother. She may be a scientist, but she's gorgeous too.

A relatively unknown Twitter account caught some attention recently by playing around with this concept.

Twitter user Daurmith has been writing short bios of famous male scientists, but in the way that these innovators might have been written about had they been women.

The tweets were originally written in Spanish and then translated into English on Sunday.

They riff on the undue attention given to prominent women's romantic lives

And the unnecessary focus on women's appearance

Other Twitter users got in on the fun, too

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