Mayim Bialik A True Geek Girl

The Big Bang Theory has to be one of my favorite sitcoms out there and it’s wonderful to see Penny getting to know some geek girlfriends. One of those crazy friends is Amy Farrah Fowler Sheldon’s now “Official” girlfriend.   Amy has a Ph.D. in neurobiology and is desperate for human interaction. The actress who plays Amy also has a Ph.D. in neurobiology, is the mother of two boys, and is probably one of the best role models out there.


Mayim Bialik who was the former child star of Blossom took a break from acting. She got married, had two boys and received her Ph.D. How many former child stars do we know that have done that?  In today’s society where women are still not encouraged to take on a science or math degree it is refreshing to find not only a tv sitcom that shows women as scientist but, an actress who is a scientist.

Facts About Mayim Bialik

@ She admitted to being a “nerd” both her and her husband read graphic novels and she once dressed as Wonder Woman for Halloween.

@She was accepted by Yale and Harvard but choose to attend UCLA.

@Is a Vegan

@ Can dance, play trumpet, guitar, piano, and learned how to play the harp for The Big Bang Theory.

@She studied Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in adolescents with Prader-Willi syndrome.

@ Her name means “water” in Hebrew.


About girlsofgeek

Kristy: Star Wars is my first love I am a huge Clone Wars Fan and I do believe Han shot first. I also enjoy comics, Warehouse 13, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and well just about anything Geek. Michelle: I am a complete geek. I attend conventions, dress up at the conventions, attend midnight releases, read comic books, and love science fiction. Some of my favorites are: Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Lost, Justice League of America, The Flash, and The Big Bang Theory Girls of Geek will explore anything from science fiction, new gadgets, movies, or comics. We will also feature a "Comic Wednesday." If you're already a self proclaimed geek or just discovering your geeky side Girls of Geek will have something for you!

Posted on November 19, 2011, in Girls of Geek and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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