Creating Possible Worlds – When women dare to dream

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Creating Possible Worlds - When women dare to dream


  Last updated April 2, 2020 at 9:26 am


There are many groups who have been left behind when it comes to fostering an interest in science, and Ann Druyan wants to inspire them to dare to dream.

Why This Matters: Science is stronger when everyone is involved.

Creator of the Cosmos TV series Ann Druyan had a rocky start to her science life. As a child she was dissuaded from an interest in science and mathematics. She wasn’t the only one.

Now she is on a mission to inspire those who missed out, whomever they are, to the incredible possibilities that come from science. Getting involved later in life can still bring much joy and wonderment.

Also: Ann Druyan’s vision of hope

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Teach This: Education Resource: Creating Possible Worlds – Ann Druyan

We sat down with the executive producer, director and writer of the National Geographic series Cosmos: Possible Worlds. From promoting women in science, to making sure no one is left behind, she is on a mission to inspire.

In association with National Geographic and Swinburne University of Technology.

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Science and technology is as much a part of our cultural fabric as art, music, theatre and literature. They play a significant role in our daily lives, yet, in a world dependent on science, we often take them for granted. Australia’s Science Channel believes every citizen has a right, and a responsibility, to be informed, and our mission is to create programs to bring that about.