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Going to the AAAS Annual Meeting? Here’s Where to Find Everything Science Policy

Going to the AAAS Annual Meeting? Here’s Where to Find Everything Science Policy ksong Tue, 01/21/2020 - 12:16 Subtitle SPTF and STPF fellows will be involved with multiple sessions Share Title Going
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AAAS News: Ph.D.–turned–policy insider takes over world’s largest science society

STPF is very pleased to welcome Sudip Parikh, who started as the new CEO of AAAS earlier this month. Read more in Science Image: DIA GLOBAL
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Alumna Fellow Named AISES 2019 Professional of the Year

At the National Science Foundation, 2017-19 STPF fellow Wendy Smythe helped ensure informed decision-making with respect to funding proposals focused on Native American/Alaska Native communities. She
Featured Fellows

You can now find Kelly Scanlon, 2014-16 fellow at the EPA, at electronics trade association IPC International as head of environment, health and safety policy and research. “IPC was looking for a science policy expert: someone who could connect technical issues with policy solutions; use their science as the foundation for the creation of public policies; and advocate and communicate with industry and policymakers. As an alumna fellow, I was prepared for this job. And here’s a tip for fellows: always scan the Careers email list!”


Mari-Vaughn Johnson, 2010-11 fellow at the State Department, is now federal director of the Pacific Islands Climate Adaptation Science Center, a consortium between the US Geological Survey, U. of Hawaiʻi and U. of Guam. “The STPF fellowship enabled me to make cross-sector connections: it was through the fellowship that I built, and continue to build, an invaluable network of fellow fellows committed to securing a better future for our planet.”