NAME: Mayim Bialik
BORN: 12th December 1975
JOB: Neuroscientist and actress
KEY FACTS: Mayim plays the role of a neuroscientist both in the TV series The Big Bang Theory and in real life. Born in America, Mayim earned her PhD in neuroscience. She often speaks about her love for science in interviews and is passionate about encouraging women into STEM careers.
ACHIEVEMENTS: PhD in neuroscience. Emmy nominated actress.
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