Picture a Scientist

Season 48 Episode 3 | 1h 33m 6s | WETA Passport

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Women make up less than a quarter of STEM professionals in the United States, and numbers are even lower for women of color. But a growing group of researchers is exposing longstanding discrimination and making science more inclusive.

Aired: 04/14/21 | Expires: 04/13/24 | Rating: TV-14

Major funding for "Picture a Scientist" is provided by the Heising-Simons Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Additional funding is provided by: Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program with support from Sandbox Films, Satomi Okazaki and Shirish Altekar, Nancy Blachman, The New York State Council on the Arts, The Wonder Collaborative, Chicken & Egg Pictures, The Educational Foundation of America, Erica Brand and Adam Brand, Maria del Mar Hershenson, Kate Korsh, Jennifer Kane. Additional funding is provided by the NOVA Science Trust with support from Roger Sant. Major funding for NOVA is provided by the David H. Koch Fund for Science, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS viewers. Additional funding is provided by the NOVA Science Trust.

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