Picture a Scientist Virtual Screening

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Date: November 15, 2020 View Recurrence Dates
Time: All Day
Location: Online
Category: Other

GEARS (Gender Equity Advances Retention in STEM) at Wayne State University invites the university community to tune in to a virtual screening of the groundbreaking film about women in science, Picture a Scientist, from Nov. 13-16. 

PICTURE A SCIENTIST chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. The scientists featured in the film provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all. Picture a Scientist is directed by Ian Cheney and Sharon Shattuck. Produced by Manette Pottle, Ian Cheney, and Sharon Shattuck.

Watch the trailer: https://www.pictureascientist.com/media

TO RSVPSend an email to gears@wayne.edu (Subject line: FILM) to receive a link to view the film. You must use an @wayne.edu email address to register and view the film. 

When you receive the link, you will be able to view the film at any time between 6 p.m. Friday, November 13, and 6 p.m. Monday, November 16. 

There will be a follow-up (virtual) Panel Discussion on Thursday, Nov. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. RSVP for the panel discussion by sending an email (Subject line: PANEL) to gears@wayne.edu or visit events.wayne.edu. 

Sponsored by GEARS: Gender Equity Advances Retention in STEM, a project funded by the National Science Foundation at Wayne State University.