Picture a Scientist
Free Online Screening (from Friday 5 March 20:00)

IWD 2021: Picture A Scientist (Free Online Screening)

Start date

Friday 5 Mar 2021, 20:00

End date

Monday 8 Mar 2021, 20:00

Online Screening
Spoken Language

In the eye-opening documentary “Picture a Scientist,” the war stories of three prominent female scientists at different points in their careers will be presented in conjunction with mind-blowing discoveries from the science of gender bias.

Three women speak about their diverse experiences navigating the scientific world and how their gender impacts their experience. This while also showing how their inner strength and love for their fields made it possible for them to change their surroundings for the better. 

“Sweeping in scope yet intimately compelling.” Science. 
“Quietly devastating.” The Boston Globe.

You can watch the documentary "Picture a Scientist" for free between 5-8 March (20.00 hrs ) Register here and you will receive a link to a code to watch the documentary online.

Roundtable Discussion

In addition you will receive a link to a roundtable discussion that EUR will host on 8 March EUR exploring many of the themes brought up by this film; for example looking at the tools, at both institutional and personal levels that can offer new perspectives on how to make science more diverse, equitable, and inclusive.

In the round table discussion, Prof. Semiha Denktaş and Prof. Hanneke Takkenberg will answer your questions, share their best practices and search for ways to break harmful patrons in the workplace. 

Take part in the round table discussion on March 8th and/or watch the documentary "Picture a Scientist for free between 5-8 March register here

Trailer: Picture A Scientist

More information

Date: Friday 5th March 2021- Monday 8th March 2021
Time: From 20.00
Location: Online (with link)
Entrance: Free, but reservation is necessary (only for EUR students and EUR employees).

Organised by Studium Generale, the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO) and the Diversity & Inclusion Office

This event is part of the wider IWD 2021 programme. More information can be found here.

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women - while also marking a call to action for accelerating gender equity.

EUR believes fundamentally in enabling our community to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and above all, celebrate women’s achievements. Each of these steps helps to create a gender-equal community, society and world that all of us can benefit from.