The Franklin Institute joins the national initiative to recognize the historic achievements of women in all facets of life – science, community, government, literature, art, sports, and medicine. Join us for this important day dedicated to spotlighting female role models and their impact on our world at our Women in Science Day.
This event is free with museum admission. Details here: bit.ly/2Cd5suW
Activities to celebrate Women in Science Day Include:
«Breaking Barriers in Space»
A special presentation in Musser Demonstration Theater featuring a conversation with South Korea’s First Astronaut So-Yeon Yi. 1pm-2:30pm
Hands-on activities featuring local partners who represent an array of scientific fields to show the many opportunities available to women in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) arena.
Female scientists from The Franklin Institute will share their science stories and demonstrate hands-on science for visitors.
This event is in observance of National Women’s History Month, dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the diverse and historic accomplishments of women.
This event is supported by Braskem and TE Connectivity.