Published on April 22, 2022

Women in STEM Speaker Series

Danielle Perry conducting research

Free for members & nonmembers

From birds to bees and climate to coasts, come by the Powder Magazine building at Magazine Beach Park each month to celebrate the excellent work and research of women in STEM from the Cambridge/Boston area. Presenters will share their research through an interactive display. Some events will end with a guided walk around the park. 

Open to adults and families with children ages 12+.

Water Off a Duck's Back: The Water Repellency of Feathers

Sunday, May 1, 4:00-5:00 pm

Featuring MIT Professor Lorna Gibson

What makes the feathers on a bird so water repellent? In this talk, we’ll see what is so special about feathers and their exceptional water repellency. Learn this and more from MIT Professor, Lorna Gibson. 

Pollinators & How to Promote Them

Saturday, June 11, 4:00-5:00 pm

Featuring Environmental Educator Jean Devine 

Clean Energy Production

Sunday, July 10, 4:00-5:00 pm

Featuring Professor Krista Reichert and students from Bunker Hill Community College

Coastal Resiliency

Friday, August 26, 4:00-5:00 pm

Featuring MIT Professor Heidi Nepf, National Science Foundation Grant Recipient Julia Hopkins, and Mass Audubon's Coastal Resilience Program Coordinator Danielle Perry