While COVID-19 delayed the launch of the full exhibit (at NorthPark Center in Dallas, TX) until May 15, 2021, IF/THEN® arranged for three previews of the exhibit!

One preview opened in two separate locations at Dallas Love Field on December 10, 2020.

Exhibit Preview from December 10, 2020 – May 9, 2021

Exhibit Preview Location
Dallas Love Field
8008 Herb Kelleher Way
Dallas, TX 7523

This preview features 15 AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors. Ten of the statues highlight women who work in aviation or aerospace-related fields, including astrophysicists, a rocket scientist, and an aviation maintenance technician:

1. Adriana Bailey - Atmospheric Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research
2. Charita Castro - Social Science Researcher, Office of the US Trade Representative
3. Xyla Foxlin - Engineer, Entrepreneur and Nonprofit Director, Beauty and the Bolt
4. Miriam Fuchs - Telescope Systems Specialist, East Asian Observatory
5. Joyonna Gamble-George - Health Scientist, National Institutes of Health
6. Erika Hamden - Professor of Astrophysics, University of Arizona
7. Kelly Korreck - Astrophysicist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
8. Adele Luta - Scientist and Innovator, Oceaneering
9. Jenn Makins - STEM Educator and Inventor, Parish Episcopal School
10. Amanda Masino - Biologist, Professor and Research Director, Huston-Tillotson University
11. Tiffany Panko - Women’s Health Researcher, Rochester Institute of Technology
12. Jasmine Sadler - Dancing Rocket Scientist and STEAM Entrepreneur, The STEAM Collaborative
13. Nikki Sereika - Aviation Maintenance Technician, Southwest Airlines
14. Nicole Sharp - Aerospace Engineer and Science Communicator, Sharp Science Communication Consulting
15. Mary Beth Westmoreland - Vice President, Amazon

Additionally, six statues at the Central Park Zoo in New York City were unveiled August 17, 2020 in partnership with IF/THEN® Coalition Member, Wildlife Conservation Society and displayed through January 2021.

The six women displayed as statues at the Central Park Zoo preview were all AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors working in wildlife conservation:

1. Kristine Inman - Wildlife Biologist, Wildlife Conservation Society
2. Rae Wynn-Grant - Large Carnivore Ecologist, National Geographic Society
3. Dorothy Tovar - Stanford University, Microbiologist focused on bat - human zoonotic disease transmission
4. Jess Cramp - Shark Researcher and Marine Conservationist, Sharks Pacific
5. Earyn McGee - Herpetologist focused on lizards, University of Arizona
6. Kristen Lear - Bat Conservationist, Bat Conservation International

Another preview at NorthPark Center in Dallas ended November 9. View photos and additional information below.

This preview featured 10 statues of AAAS IF/THEN® Ambassadors, representing a variety of professions, including the head team physician for the US Women’s National Soccer Team, a spaceflight engineer, and a polymer chemist for L’Oreal:

1. Erika Anderson - Reliability Engineer, ExxonMobil
2. Dana Bolles - Spaceflight Engineer
3. Raychelle Burks - Professor of Chemistry, American University
4. Minerva Cordero - University Dean, Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington
5. Sydney Hamilton - Structural Design Engineer, The Boeing Company
6. Ronda Hamm - Educator and Entomologist, Corteva Agriscience
7. Burçin Mutlu-Pakdil - Astrophysicist, Steward Observatory
8. Monica Rho - Sports Medicine Doctor and Medical Educator, US Women’s National Soccer Team
9. Roselin Rosario-Melendéz - Polymer Chemist, L’Oreal USA
10. Chanté Summers - Bio-therapeutic Research Scientist, Pfizer, Inc.