Towards diversity and equality in science: “Picture a Scientist” Doc & Panel Discussion

Evento COLife online

06 mar 2021

As a way to celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (11 of February) and the International Women day (8th of March), on the 11th of March, the COLife Communication group is organizing an Online COLife event that combines the screening of the documentary “Picture a Scientist”  with a panel discussion about the importance of Diversity and Equality in Science. 

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Event Schedule:

The documentary “Picture a Scientist” can be watched between March 8th 2021 7:00 pm WET and March 11th 2021 7:00 pm WET. The link to access the screening virtual room will be sent to your email.


March 11th 2021

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm ➡️ Screening of the documentary “Picture a Scientist” 

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm ➡️ Panel discussion about the importance of Diversity and Equality in Science.


About “Picture a Scientist”:

PICTURE A SCIENTIST is a feature-length documentary film chronicling the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists. The film features the biologist Nancy Hopkins, the chemist Raychelle Burks, and the geologist Jane Willenbring, who will lead the viewers on a journey deep into their own experiences in the sciences, overcoming brutal harassment, institutional discrimination, and years of subtle slights to revolutionize the culture of science. From cramped laboratories to spectacular field stations, we also encounter scientific luminaries who provide new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all., and it also has the perspective of social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists on the topic.


Get to know more about our moderator and panelists that will participate in the panel discussion:


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