As women continue to make their mark on scientific institutions, sharing how they got there has continued to be of paramount importance. The inspirations and career paths of women in science is critical to how the public interacts with it.

On July 8, 2021, Sinai and Synapses Fellow Briana Pobiner and her colleague Amanda Lawrence were interviewed by Laura Haynes for “Challenging the Face of Science: Women Scientists Share Their Stories,” a series of online interactive webinars  exploring themes of women in STEM careers, mentorship, and community as part of the Smithsonian American Women’s History Initiative – Because of Her Story. 

The core of the program, which is transcribed below, starts at about 3:54. Stick around for the Q&A session afterwards to learn about Briana and Amanda’s work in greater detail.

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