Queen Public Program: College Night

May 12, 2017 | 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

COLLEGE NIGHT
Gender parity is just one issue that the scientists in QUEEN, Sanam and Ariel, face throughout their careers. Even among the struggle, there is joy and pride to be found in the work that they did and will continue to do. Their fight is not just fictional: women comprise only 25% of the workforce in STEM fields. Join Victory Gardens for a night of short plays written and performed by Chicago college students from Northwestern, DePaul, University of Chicago, and Columbia, reflecting on the challenges that women face in their professional lives
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QUEEN
PhD candidates Sanam and Ariel have spent the better part of the last decade exhaustively researching vanishing bee populations across the globe. Just as these close friends are about to publish a career-defining paper, Sanam stumbles upon an error in their calculations, which could cause catastrophic damage to their reputations, careers, and friendship. Now, Sanam is confronted with an impossible choice: look the other way or stand by her principles and accept the consequences?

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