Picture a Scientist: Film Screening and Panel Discussion ★
Tuesday, Nov 2, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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Picture a Scientist: Film Screening and Panel Discussion
The UCI School of Biological Sciences will host a special Dean’s Distinguished Lecture film screening and panel discussion of Picture a Scientist on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 at 4PM at the Crystal Cove Auditorium.
Meet Our Panel
Picture a Scientist is a feature length documentary chronicling the researchers who reveal their own experiences with gender and race discrimination with the goal of enhancing awareness of gender bias and revolutionizing the culture of science. The film challenges audiences of all backgrounds and genders to question their own implicit biases and consider how to change them.
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|4:00 PM||Welcome from Dean LaFerla and screening of the film.|
|5:40 PM||Panel discussion with audience participation.|
|6:15 PM||One hour reception in lobby. Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided.|
November 2, 2021 | 4:00 PM – 7:15PM | Crystal Cove Auditorium
ABOUT THE FILM
PICTURE A SCIENTIST chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring lead viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights. Along the way, from cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we encounter scientific luminaries – including social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists – who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.