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Beyond Curie: A design project celebrating badass women in STEM

Lead DesignersAmanda Phingbodhipakkiya
Design Teamin collaboration with Laber Labs
Prize(s)Gold in Multimedia / Interactive Media
Entry Description

Beyond Curie is a dynamic, augmented reality-enabled portrait series of 40 notable women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. It was created to make the statement that science belongs as much to women as it does to men. In an angry and contentious societal climate, Beyond Curie is a bold and optimistic celebration of women and our contributions to human exploration, discovery, and invention.

Beyond Curie has partnered with the March for Science to release a series of free posters and is currently exhibiting at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh. (


Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya is an award-winning neuroscientist-turned-designer, TED mainstage speaker, professor and STEM advocate. Before becoming a multidisciplinary designer, Amanda studied Alzheimer's Disease at Columbia Medical Center. Her work brings science and society closer together and has been recognized by Fast Company, Forbes and The New York Times. She won a 2016 TED Residency and this past year, her work garnered a WeWork Creator's Award, and she was named one of NBC's 26 Emerging Asian American Voices.