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Women's Herstory Month: Breaking the Glass Ceiling for Women in Science

March 21
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Hudson Room, 199 Chambers St.

This two-hour workshop will hail pioneering women who have made extraordinary contributions to the field of science in the face of strong opposition and cultural, familial, and professional obstacles.

Included will be a reflection on attitudes toward women in science and the similar challenges women still face today.

The workshop will include role playing activities, simulated recreations of key discoveries, and selected video clips. Some women in science who will be showcased are

Rosalind Franklin (biophysicist)

Jocelyn Bell Burnell (astrophysicist)

Martha Chase (biologist)

Sally Ride (astronaut and physicist)

Marie Curie (chemist and physicist)

Barbara McClintock (biologist)

 

The workshop will be co-facilitated by Dr. Lalitha Jayant and Dr. Christine Priano.

Sponsors: Professors Lalitha Jayant and Christine Priano, Science Department

 

This is a CCT (Co-Curricular Transcript) event.

 

See a complete listing of Women's Herstory Month events.

For more information, contact the Women's Resource Center.

 

 

 

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