Inspire the next generation of diverse scientists by funding their first visit to Lick Observatory! YOUR GIFT WILL BE MATCHED DOLLAR-FOR DOLLAR to ensure historically excluded communities gain meaningful access to scientific opportunities!
- National Medal of Science winner Sandy Faber and Vera Rubin Presidential Chair for Astronomical Diversity holder Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz are among those who spearhead the efforts, introducing these young people to women and Latinos in the field.
- Telescope viewing, tours, science & history lectures are all offered in Spanish.
- Additional funding is needed to meet COVID restrictions and host several smaller events instead of one large event this year.
While these high school students from Watsonville, Salinas, Gonzales, and Soledad may never otherwise have access to a world-class scientific facility, YOU can give them this life-changing opportunity today!
VIDEO/PHOTO CAPTIONS: Video and photos created prior to the pandemic. This year, with your support, we will continue La Noche de las Estrellas with pandemic restrictions in place, bringing up smaller groups to ensure the students and their families’ safety.