Science ATL, Emory University Extend Partnership for Five Years – Decturish
Atlanta, Georgia — Science ATL has announced an extension of its partnership with Emory University through 2027. These organizations work to strengthen public engagement with science and expand access to science among minority groups.
Emory University has been a founding sponsor of Science ATL at the annual Atlanta Science Festival since 2014. Through the partnership, Science ATL has brought the science learning experience to more than 300,000 of his people in metro Atlanta, according to a press release.
“Emory University has been a key partner from day one,” said Jordan Rose, executive co-director of Science ATL. “Their leadership in the community has catalyzed our work since 2014, advancing Atlanta-based scientific discovery, shining a light on diverse scientists and students, and empowering young people and families. will move us forward to connect science learning opportunities.”
Science ATL continues to build a community of science-connected and science-inspired learners through two initiatives: Science Storytelling and Public Science Events. As part of its science storytelling project, the organization creates content that promotes scientific discovery in Atlanta, highlighting Black and Latino voices in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Science ATL’s monthly public science events are enhanced by collaboration with Emory faculty and students. New interactive events include self-guided discovery walk tours of Emory’s campus and other events highlighting the university’s scientific contributions.
“I am proud of Emory’s role in making Science ATL real and possible. Curious, science-savvy citizens are essential for a free and democratic society to thrive in this technological age.”
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