Nevertheless She Existed: Women Who Took To The Skies

On November 20 in NYC, discover the untold stories of the women in space history who shot for the stars and expanded our horizons.

a black and white photo of a woman in 1850s attire. the words "nevertheless she existed with science friday" is written in red and whiteWhen: November 20th, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Caveat, 21A Clinton Street, New York NY 10002

Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. This is a 21+ event. (Purchase a VIP Ticket for $20 to get a seat at the front row table)

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Nevertheless She Existed: The Women They Don’t Want You To Know About is the shameless feminist party you’ve been waiting for. Each month a lineup of female storytellers, comedians, and historians join forces to share the stories of some of the greatest women the world has ever known (but history erased). And for the next show in the series, we’ll look to the women who took to the skies.

This November, Nevertheless She Existed is teaming up with Science Friday to celebrate women in space! Ladies have looked to the sky for centuries—even when men on Earth told them to stay grounded. We’re sharing the celestial stories of the female astronomers, astrophysicists, and other scientists who shot for the stars and expanded our horizons. 

Meet The Storytellers

  • Elah Feder is a development producer at Science Friday
  • Moiya McTier is a science communicator studying astronomy at Columbia University
  • Yasmin Tayag is the senior editor at OneZero by Medium
  • Maya Deshmukh is an actor and comedian in New York City

Caveat is mixed seating and standing-room; arrive early to get a good seat!


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To access Caveat, there is a set of stairs, but an elevator is available. Please call (212) 228-2100 for elevator use and assistance with accessibility.

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Diana Montano is the Events Producer at Science Friday, where she crafts live events to delight and engage audiences in the world of science.

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