Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Picture a Scientist documentary - a discussion in our community

Saturday January 9 2021 @ 12:00 pm
to Tuesday January 12 2021 @ 12:00 pm




Event Type

Closed to Public

  • CIRES employees
  • CU Boulder employees
  • NOAA employees
  • Presented by CU Boulder, CIRES, CGA, GSAB, WiSE, INSTAAR, GeoSMART, GSGA, and the Geology DEI Committee
    There will be a screening of a new documentary called Picture a Scientist. 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.
    Following screening the movie we will meet to discuss the documentary ‘Picture a Scientist’, our reactions, specific topics, and how each of the journeys portrayed in the documentary has affected and impacted each of us and our community.
    In order to screen this movie, event attendees must RSVP in order to receive the movie link and password by January 6th.
    Screening dates: Saturday Jan 9th to Tuesday Jan 12th.
    Discussion event: Tuesday January 12th, 2021 from 12-2pm MT