Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Women Scientists Share Their Stories: Amanda Lawrence and Briana Pobiner

Archived Webinar

This Zoom webinar featuring Amanda Lawrence and Briana Pobiner aired July 8, 2021, as part of the "Challenging the Face of Science: Women Scientists Share Their Stories" series. Watch a recording in the player above.

Description

In this video, museum technician Amanda Lawrence and  paleoanthropologist Briana Pobiner share what it is like to be a woman in science. They talk about 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.

Moderator: Laura Haynes, Because of Her Story intern at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

About Challenging the Face of Science: 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. Smithsonian scientists from the National Museum of Natural History discuss their journeys on July 8 and July 29, 2021. 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.

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Resource Type
Videos and Webcasts
Grade Level
9-12
Topics
Social Studies