Women Scientists Share Their Stories
Challenging the Face of Science: Women Scientists Share Their Stories is a series of online interactive webinars exploring themes of women in STEM careers, mentorship, and community. Join Smithsonian scientists from the National Museum of Natural History in a discussion of their journeys on July 8 and July 29. This program is part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative – Because of Her Story. This Initiative is an ambitious undertaking to research, collect, document, display, and share the compelling story of women.
Thursday, July 29, 2021, from 2 – 3 p.m. EDT:
Join senior research geologist and curator of vertebrate paleontology Kay Behrensmeyer and Deep Time Peter Buck Fellow Camilla Souto and hear from them about what it’s like to be a woman in a science career, the people and experiences that have had a significant impact on their journeys, the skills that helped them be successful, and the challenges they have overcome.
A discussion will be followed by a Q&A session where the scientists will answer questions from viewers.
This program will be presented via Zoom video webinar. Registrants will receive a link to join the webinar. Register
Real-time captioning will be available.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
This webinar featured museum technician Amanda Lawrence and paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner. They shared what it is like to be a woman in science and discussed the people and experiences that have had a significant impact on their journeys, the skills that helped them be successful, and the challenges they have overcome.
This program was presented via Zoom video webinar.
Check out some of the ways scientists build community and stay connected virtually!
- Association for Women in Science
- Biological Anthropology Women's Mentoring Network
- Association for Women Geoscientists