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