Ann Druyan Event

March 10, 2021 4:00 PM

About The Event

During this conversation and question-and-answer with Ann Druyan, the Emmy and Peabody award-winning writer, producer, and director specializing in the communication of science, Druyan discussed her work and the importance of science and reason-based policy making. Druyan is well-known for co-writing, with her late husband, Carl Sagan, the original 1980s award-winning TV series “Cosmos: A Personal Voyage,” which currently holds the title of the most watched PBS series in television history. The duo also co-wrote six New York Times bestsellers, including “Comet,” “Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors,” and “The Varieties of Scientific Experience.” Additionally, Druyan was co-creator and co-producer of the feature film “Contact,” starring Jodie Foster and directed by Robert Zemeckis. She was the Creative Director of NASA’s Voyager Interstellar Message Project and Program Director of the first solar sail deep space mission, launched on a Russian ICBM in 2005.