Beyond the Bookshelf: ‘A Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman’ with Lindy Elkins-Tanton'

Portrait of Lindy Elkins-Tanton

Event description

  • Campus life
  • Open to the public
  • Science

Join the ASU Library for the next installment of the “Beyond the Bookshelf” series on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. You’re invited to a virtual conversation with Lindy Elkins-Tanton about her book, “Portrait of the Scientist as a Young Woman,” a memoir about her life as a scientist. Learn how Elkins-Tanton navigated challenges in her life to become the second woman to lead a NASA mission to a major solar system body. Elkins-Tanton will be joined in conversation by Karalyn Ostler, STEM Librarian with the ASU Library. Hear Elkins-Tanton talk about finding your purpose by using the tools of scientific inquiry to discovering meaning through exploring the wonders of the universe.

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Elkins-Tanton is the vice president of the Interplanetary Initiative at ASU and Principal Investigator of the NASA Psyche mission. She received her doctorate from MIT in 2002.

“Beyond the Bookshelf” is a series presented by the ASU Library featuring ASU authors in conversation with librarians. 

Event contact

Patty Odle

Wednesday, February 8, 2023


3:00 pm4:00 pm (MST)