Anyone organizing events, conferences and panels is often faced with a visual shock: once the leaflet is printed or the session is online, they realize there are only male speakers. The media aren’t performing much better: only 18% of the experts interviewed on Italian TV or newspapers are women (Global Media Monitoring Project 2015). How we are to extricate ourselves from the mental laziness of having a “male expert” by default? How is it possible to create authoritative role models for girls – either scientists, professionals or managers?