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 in Brooklyn, NY.
Piping plovers face a myriad of threats: predators, flooding, and human development. But volunteers are intervening to help them survive.
Be the most popular person in your group thread: bring your team to the nerdiest virtual trivia night out there, full of science nerdiness!
Blake Crouch imagines a world where your genome can be hacked in his new sci-fi thriller ‘Upgrade.’ Read it with us this August.
Author Blake Crouch joins Ira to discuss the not-so-improbable future of gene editing from his new novel, “Upgrade.”
To protect women and girls, athletic programs need to rethink strength training stereotypes. Experts weigh in on leveling the playing field.
From the last days of the dinosaurs, to an anatomical voyage of the vagina, our experts have your summer science reads covered.
For Cephalopod Week, two researchers explain the newest science about the fancy tricks and ineffable weirdness of these animals.
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.
This June, Cephalopod Week is back, with another eight days to cephalo-brate our favorite many-armed friends!