JSPG's Adriana Bankston Helps Coordinate New Science Policy Program
Chief Outreach Officer for the Journal of Science Policy & Governance, Adriana Bankston, helped coordinate and organize a new certificate program in Science Policy & Advocacy for STEM Scientists. Led and hosted by University of California, Irvine’s GPS-STEM Public Policy Prep (P3) program, this online course is organized in conjunction with The Journal of Science Policy and Governance (JSPG) and UCI’s Ridge to Reef program with contributions from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).
Learn more about the program on the course website here.
Below is the course introduction and press release, more information can be found here.
In her role as JSPG Director of Communications and the Future of Research (FoR) Associate Director of Fundraising and Strategic Initiatives, Dr. Adriana Bankston addressed grassroots engagement of students and early career trainees in science policy and advocacy during a Catalyzing Advocacy in Science and Engineering (CASE) workshop co-organized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the University of California Advocacy Network (UCAN), and the National Science Policy Network (NSPN) chapter at University of California-Irvine. Learn more and see the agenda here. Interested in partnering with JSPG on outreach or engagement? Contact us.
JSPG CEO Shalin Jyotishi gave a presentation during a workshop organized by the National Science Policy Network (NSPN) and hosted by the American Association for the Advancement of Science on how student science policy organizations can leverage JSPG as a vehicle to engage in meaningful science, technology and policy debate. The presentation recording will be available on the NSPN website later this fall.
JSPG is pleased to welcome Adriana Bankston as its new Director of Communications and Outreach. Adriana brings a significant amount of science outreach, engagement and communications experience to the JSPG team along with a passion for empowering early-career trainees to have their voice heard in policy debate. Learn more.