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Women in Science Now: How to Use Science to Overcome the Remaining Hurdles to Equity Public Book Talk

November 6, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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Speaker: Lisa M.P. Munoz, ‘00, author and science writer 

Date: November 6, 2023 

Time: 3:30-5:00 pm (dessert reception to immediately follow) 

Location: Alice Statler Auditorium, Statler Hall  

Registration: Register via Qualtrics.

Join us for a book talk with Cornell alumna Lisa M.P. Munoz, science writer and author of “Women in Science Now: Stories and Strategies for Achieving Equity.” During this talk, Lisa will pair stories of scientists with data to explore the obstacles facing women in science at virtually every step along their career paths. She will offer an examination of this persistent gender gap, and offer new perspectives on how to make science more equitable and inclusive for all. 

About Our Speaker 

Lisa M. P. Munoz is the author of “Women in Science Now: Stories and Strategies for Achieving Equity.” (Columbia University Press, 2023). She is a science writer and the founder and president of SciComm Services, a science communications consulting firm. A former journalist and press officer, she has more than twenty years of experience crafting science content for scientists and the public alike. Munoz holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Engineering at Cornell University (Lisa M. Pinsker, ’00, Science of Earth Systems with a specialty in science writing). 

Sponsoring Partners 

Graduate School Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement, Graduate School Future Faculty and Academic Careers program, Diversity Programs in Engineering, Provost Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, an Engaged Curriculum Grant from the David M. Einhorn Center for Community Engagement, and a grant from the President’s Council of Cornell Women. 


November 6, 2023
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Diversity & Inclusion
Focus Area
Navigate Academia
Transferable Skills
Balance & Resilience
Graduate Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement