Barbara Goldsmith reveals the Marie Curie behind the myth—an all-too-human woman struggling to balance a spectacular scientific career, a demanding family, the prejudices of society and her own passionate nature.
Learn how her successes—being the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only woman to win in two fields and the only person to win in multiple sciences, came at a personal price.
There will be a book signing following this event.
Dr. Gail Saltz is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at The New York Presbyterian Hospital, psychoanalyst with The New York Psychoanalytic Institute, columnist, bestselling author and television commentator including frequent contributing to the "Today Show," CNN and MSNBC. She is the emotional wellness contributor to Health Magazine and Health.com, Chair the of 92Y 7 Days of Genius Advisory Committee and Consultant and Event Moderator for the Clinton Foundation’s Health Matters Initiative.
Barbara Goldsmith is an author and historian of five award-winning New York Times bestselling books, including Obsessive Genius: The Inner World of Marie and Little Gloria: Happy at Last. She has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was recently designated a “Living Landmark” by the New York Landmark Conservancy.
This event is part of the Psychobiography with Gail Saltz series.
This event is underwritten by Nancy and Paul G. Levy.
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