Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Women Scientists Share Their Stories: Kay Behrensmeyer and Camilla Souto

Archived Webinar

This Zoom webinar featuring Kay Behrensmeyer and Camilla Souto aired July 29, 2021, as the second program in the "Challenging the Face of Science: Women Scientists Share Their Stories" series. Watch a recording in the player above.

Description

In this video, Senior Research Geologist and Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology Kay Behrensmeyer and Deep Time Peter Buck Fellow Camilla Souto 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 discussed 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.

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