At the 2019 installment of the Russell Women in Science Lecture Series, Dr. Cori Bargmann shared her personal perspective as a leader in the field of neuroscience and discussed her role as the first Head of Science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Bargmann addressed why she believes that collaboration, risk taking, and staying close to the scientific community are the best opportunities to accelerate progress in science.
ABOUT THE RUSSELL WOMEN IN SCIENCE LECTURE SERIES The Russell Women in Science Lecture Series at Mills College is an annual event featuring leading female scientists from around the country speaking on topics of global impact. These lectures introduce students and the general public to key scientific issues while highlighting the career opportunities available to young women in the sciences. Mills students have the opportunity to spend one-on-one time learning from inspiring role models before and after the public lectures. For more information, visit www.mills.edu/russellscience.