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Picture a Scientist: Film Screening & Panel Discussion

The Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the SACNAS Chapter OSU are hosting a virtual screening of the documentary film, Picture a Scientist ( from January 30 to February 1. The film follows three scientists confronting gender and racial biases in STEM fields. Picture a Scientist was an official selection of the 2020 Tribeca Film Festival and provides perspectives on making science more diverse, equitable, and open to all. A panel discussion will also take place on Monday, February 1st at 4 p.m. EST and will include Dr. Jane Willenbring, one of the scientists featured in the film, along with Ohio State scientists, Dr. Terry Wilson, Dr. Marcela Hernandez, and Dr. Laura Lopez. Register to receive access to the screening and join us for the February 1 panel discussion. The deadline to register is Wednesday, January 27. After registration has closed, you will receive a link to the film to watch during the weekend of January 29, 30, and 31. If you require an accommodation such as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please contact Stacy Porter at Requests made by January 18 will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.
Event date: 
Monday, February 1, 2021 - 4:00pm
Event location: 
Zoom Webinar