Kicking off the 11th World Science Festival on May 29th, the 2018 Gala celebrates the inspiring lives and achievements of five remarkable women across science history whose profound insights transformed the world: Marie Curie, Alice Ball, Rosalind Franklin, Vera Rubin, and Maryam Mirzakhani. Woven together by narrative and performance, the evening pays tribute to these extraordinary pioneers who paved the way for today’s brilliant leaders and those of tomorrow.
We are proud to announce the following world-renowned artists for the Gala’s Performing Arts Salute to Women in Science:
Golden Globe and Emmy Award Winner
Musical America’s 2016 Instrumentalist of the Year
Tony Award Winner
And other stars from music, stage, and screen:
Nancy Anderson, Carolee Carmello, Maria Dizzia, Hannah Elless, Francesca Faridany, Rosemary Loar, Ingrid Michaelson, Tamara Tunie, and Michelle Wilson
Following the performance will be a seated dinner featuring science-inspired delicacies, molecular mixology,
and out-of-this-world desserts.
This stellar evening is not to be missed.
Jim and Marilyn Simons
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Time Warner Center, New York City
6:00 PM Cocktails
7:00 PM Performing Arts Salute to Women in Science
8:00 PM Science-Inspired Dinner and Desserts
For more information about the Gala, Tickets, and Table Sales, contact Emma Tainter at email@example.com.