At 4:00pm on Monday 9 November, Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein will give an public lecture in room 1080 of the Physics Research Building.
Let Physics Be the Dream It Used To Be
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her current research focuses on early universe cosmology and technical questions relating to how to do quantum field theory calculations in curved spacetimes. She was listed by the L’Oreal-UNESCO Foundation as one of “5 Amazing Woman Astronomers You Should Know.” Prescod-Weinstein is a passionate advocate for racial and gender diversity in STEM and will be sharing her stories about her efforts in this area.
This event is sponsored by Office of Diversity and Inclusion, College of Arts and Sciences, Center of Cosmology and Astro Particle Physics, Department of Astronomy, Gender Initiatives in STEMM, Society of Women in Physics, and Women in Math and Science.
I urge you to attend.