Be inspired by this 4-year-old genius

Anala Beevers

Nothing like a super smart girl to put a little fire in your belly when you’re struggling to get motivated on a Monday morning. Anala Beevers of New Orleans, who was recently invited to join MENSA, learned the alphabet when she was four months old, got numbers down at 18 months, and knows the location and capital of all the states. This girl is going places.

Via Jezebel.

St. Paul, MN

Maya Dusenbery is executive director in charge of editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard magazine. Her work has appeared in publications like,, Bitch Magazine, as well as the anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. Before become a full-time journalist, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. After living in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Atlanta, she is currently based in the Twin Cities.

Maya Dusenbery is an executive director of Feministing and author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm on sexism in medicine.

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