Movie Screening of Picture a Scientist (2020)


Location: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

The Association of Women in Science (AWIS) & The Reilly Center will be presenting a screening of the documentary "Picture a Scientist". 

This documentary chronicles the groundswell of women scientists who are changing the face of science in the United States and around the world. Using dogged research techniques and careful data collection, these women are not only contributing to our understanding of what keeps women scientists down, but advocating for a more diverse and inclusive future for all.

The film will take a novel, collaborative approach to its storytelling, allowing the scientists themselves to guide the narrative of the film. Science is therefore both the subject of the film, and, through our three main characters, its guiding sensibility, providing viewers a deeper understanding of what it takes to be a scientist. Equal parts insightful and inspiring, this film will illuminate both the hard data and the very human stories of women in science. 



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