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Date/Time:Thursday, 25 Feb 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:online
Cost:Free
URL:https://www.advancepartnership.iastate.edu/
Contact:Cinzia Cervato
Phone:515-294-7583
Channel:ISU Advance
Categories:Training, development
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"The Bearded Lady Project: Challenging the Face of Science" is a 22-minute film that demonstrates the competencies and passions of female paleontologists and how this gendered stereotype can be easily diminished with the donning of a beard.

Register: http://bit.ly/3oFrXww
Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/105723425

With insight into the benefits of scientific careers for women, a glimpse at professional role models and a dose of wit, the Bearded Lady project wants to change the face of science and encourage a new generation of women to focus on a career in this field of study.

Schedule:
-- 5 p.m. (CST), Welcome
-- 5:05 p.m. Film screening
-- 5:30 p.m. Presentation and discussion with film coproducer Ellen Currano and members of the NSF ADVANCE Partnership (from Iowa State, Michigan Tech, North Dakota State and Western Michigan universities).