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Virtual Film Screening: PICTURE A SCIENTIST

Join the CUNY ASRC and CUNY Office of Research for a virtual screening of PICTURE A SCIENTIST, a film that 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. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries – including social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists – who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.

PICTURE A SCIENTIST was an official selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival, postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film’s virtual theatrical run reached 47 theaters across the USA in June 2020, and raised money for two organizations advancing women of color in STEM.

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Event Information

Start
August 28
End
August 30
Location
Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC)
Address
85 St. Nicholas Terrace
New York, NY 10031 United States
Phone
(212) 413-3300
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