Thursday, April 8, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Thursday, April 8, 7:00 – 8:30 pm via Zoom
Exploring ways to overcome the factors and biases that limit women from advancing equitably in science-based professions is the subject of the Bruce Presents webinar, Women in Contemporary Science: How to STEM the Leaky Pipeline, on April 8, 2021, 7:00 – 8:30 pm via Zoom. Lending their insight and expertise to this important conversation is a multidisciplinary panel of seven women researchers, scientists, and executives from around the world:
Dr. Tarika Barrett, Incoming CEO and current COO, Girls Who Code
Dr. Catherine Early, Curator of Ornithology and the Barbara Brown Chair
of the Biology Department at the Science Museum of Minnesota
Adania Flemming, Researcher, and Ph.D.Student, University of Florida
Dr. Tara McAllister, Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Auckland
Dr. Jennifer Rosati, Professor of Forensic Entomology, John Jay College, CUNY
Rachelle Saunders, Producer, “Science for the People” podcast
Dr. Jessica Ware, Associate Curator, American Museum of Natural History; Principal Investigator, Sackler Institute for Comparative Genomics; Associate Professor, Richard Gilder Graduate School
The moderator of this conversation is Kate Dzikiewicz, Bruce Museum Science Curatorial Associate and curator of the upcoming science exhibition, The Amazon Rainforest: Beauty • Destruction • Hope. A Q&A session led by Bruce Presents Co-Producer Leonard Jacobs will follow the discussion.
Admission to the webinar on April 8 is free for Museum members and $20 for non-members; students receive a 20% discount. To register, visit the Reservations page at brucemuseum.org or call 203-869-0376, ext. 311.
Support for these programs featuring thought leaders in art and science is generously provided by Berkley One, a Berkley Company, Connecticut Office of the Arts, and Northern Trust.