Picture a Scientist
February 18, 2021

February 10-27

For more educational resources from CS Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity (CSIDE), please visit inclusion.cs.byu.edu.

One of the first steps to solving a social problem is learning more about the issue. The Peery Series is hosted by Brigham Young University's Ballard Center for Social Impact. In conjunction with the series, each month the Ballard Center focuses on a different social issue.

It’s a new generation of scientists--and women are finally on center stage!

Picture a Scientist documents the journeys of Biologist Nancy Hopkins, chemist Raychelle Burks, and geologist Jane Willenbring, exploring their experiences in STEM. Their triumphs are celebrated, and their trials--ranging from brutal harassment to years of subtle slights--are analyzed. Throughout the documentary, social scientists, neuroscientists, and psychologists weigh in, providing new perspectives on how to make science itself more diverse, equitable, and open to all.

Screen the film for free February 10-27.