Diana Plasker is the Experiences Manager at Science Friday, where she creates live events and partnerships to delight and engage audiences in the world of science. She joins SciFri as a facilitator for all things projects and partnerships in the nonprofit world. In a previous life, she was the creative projects manager at Museum Hack and manager of guided tours at Lincoln Center.
Diana earned her MA in Museum Studies from New York University and lives as close to the Brooklyn Museum as rent prices allow.
The 2019 Science News That Made The Headlines
We discuss the biggest moments in science from the year, and recap a decade of discoveries as we head into 2020.
Go Behind The Science Of Your Favorite Movies At A Theater Near You
We’re going to movie theaters in Portland, Princeton, and Chicago to reveal the science behind some of our favorite films!
Science Goes To The Movies: ‘Contact’ In Portland, OR
On February 5th, join us at McMenamins Kennedy School Theater as we screen ‘Contact’, plus a live conversation with local experts.
Combine Science And Art At The Create Curiosity Fair
On January 16th, join us at WBUR CitySpace in Boston for a celebration to start the new year off right. Participate in hands-on demonstrations!
Rounding Up 2019’s Discoveries At Science In The Headlines
Cheers to another trip around the sun! On December 18th, reminisce the past year in science news with your favorite writers, journalists, and storytellers.
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.
Cocktail Chemistry Quest In New York City
On Wednesday, October 9th in NYC, we’re brewing up trouble at Littlefield with a chance to taste and learn about the science behind spirits.
Exploring Science in North Carolina, From Coast to Ghost
On September 18th, join us in Raleigh to explore the diverse, natural landscapes and impactful science happening across the state.
Egghead: The Genius Of Birds
On August 29 in NYC, birds of a feather will nest together for this edition of the Science Friday Book Club, as we explore ‘The Genius of Birds.’
Now Screening: Cephalopod Movie Night!
Cephalopod Movie Night returns! From June 21 to 28, celebrate our favorite undersea creatures with Science Friday at 10 cities across the nation.