Sarah Parcak, an internationally renowned Egyptologist, space archaeologist, and science communicator, will receive the 2021 Roy Chapman Andrews Society Distinguished Explorer Award on Monday, April 26 starting at 6:00 p.m. While the event will be held virtually, the Board is planning the same great program that has recognized explorers for their outstanding achievements in scientific discovery since 2003.
Dr. Parcak will be honored during the prestigious award presentation followed by her acceptance lecture titled “Towards an inclusive future of the past: how to make archaeology for everyone.” The event will be streamed live and will be accessible at www.Facebook.com/TheRoyChapmanAndrewsSociety. Attendance is free; however, a suggested membership or donation in lieu of the traditional fund-raising dinner are encouraged. Details for participation and memberships can be made on the Society website at www.roychapmanandrewssociety.org. Following the lecture, a private member and sponsor “Meet and Greet Q&A” with recipient will be held by Zoom. Attendance link will be emailed or registration can be made by emailing Ruth@roychapmanandrewssociety.org.