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Free Live Stream: Picture a Scientist

March 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Free

Equal parts insightful and inspiring, this film will illuminate both the hard data and the very human stories of women in science.

Science is supposed to be built on objectivity, and yet, most researchers agree that these bleak numbers are evidence of deep bias. Over the course of careers, small slights add up to prevent many women from achieving leadership positions in STEM fields. And sometimes, tragically, brilliant women drop out altogether. But now, the terrain is shifting. This film 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 also — through our three main characters — its guiding sensibility, providing viewers a deeper understanding of what it takes to be a scientist.

Registration Link:
https://watch.eventive.org/utahfilmcenter/play/60397c4c64013500cb1930f8

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Details

Date:
March 24
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Utah Film Center
Phone:
(801) 746-7000
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