Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science

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Thu, 09/30/2021 - 11:00am to 11:30am
An interview with Anna Reser and Leila McNeil

 Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Anna Reser and Leila McNeill, authors of Forces of Nature: The Women: The Women Who Changed Science.


In this interview, Anna and Leila discuss:


The reasons why so few women scientists  have been included in the history of science

Some of the fascinating women scientists whose work is featured in Forces of Nature

The institutional barriers that often barred women from the spaces where scientific discoveries and innovation were recorded

The difference that women’s perspectives and experiences make in how science is practiced and understood.


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