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April 20, Rachel E. Gross, “Vagina Obscura: A Scientific Voyage into the Female Body”

Thursday, April 20, 1:00 pm
Raytheon Amphitheatre (240 Egan Hall)

Join the Northeastern Biology Department for the Women Who Impact Science & Society lecture. Rachel E. Gross, a journalist and the author of Vagina Obscura: An Anatomical Voyage, will discuss three myths about the female body and how these stories have shaped medicine and science for centuries. She will then talk about modern scientists who are overturning ideas and asking new questions to better understand all bodies. Gross writes about gender bias and marginalized voices in medicine for a variety of outlets, including The New York Times, Scientific American, and The BBC. More information can be found here.

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