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.
Why Are Female Athletes At A Higher Risk Of ACL Injuries?
To protect women and girls, athletic programs need to rethink strength training stereotypes. Experts weigh in on leveling the playing field.
The Best Science Books To Read This Summer, 2022 Edition
From the last days of the dinosaurs, to an anatomical voyage of the vagina, our experts have your summer science reads covered.
A Squid-tastic Night Out
Ira and undersea experts tackle audience questions at a Cephalopod Week celebration at Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium.
The Strange, Scrambled Genomes Of Squids And Octopuses
For Cephalopod Week, two researchers explain the newest science about the fancy tricks and ineffable weirdness of these animals.
Read ‘The Last Days Of The Dinosaurs’ With The SciFri Book Club
Riley Black writes about the days, years, and centuries after disaster strikes in ‘The Last Days of the Dinosaurs.’ Read it with us this May.
Eight Evenings Of Talks, Tentacles, And Talent At Cephalopod Movie Nights
This June, Cephalopod Week is back, with another eight days to cephalo-brate our favorite many-armed friends!
Celebrate Earth Day At Our Citizen Science Trivia Night
Just in time for Earth Day 2022, discover more about the land, sky, and creatures of our planet at this special edition trivia night.
Why Are Teenagers So Sleep Deprived?
A new book explains the combination of factors causing teens to get less sleep than ever before, and how to make sure they get enough sleep.
Discover The Joy Of Insect Pinning
Learn the ins and outs of starting an insect collection and watch the experts as they pin beetles and other insects at this virtual event.
Blast Off To The Red Planet With The Spring Book Club
A planetary scientist explores the history of Mars in her book, “The Sirens of Mars.”