The New York Academy of Sciences is an independent, not-for-profit organization that since 1817 has been committed to advancing science, technology, and society worldwide. With more than 20,000 members in 100 countries around the world, the Academy is creating a global community of science for the benefit of humanity. The Academy’s core mission is to advance scientific knowledge, positively impact the major global challenges of society with science-based solutions, and increase the number of scientifically informed individuals in society at large. Please visit us online at www.nyas.org.
The Global STEM Alliance (GSA) addresses the growing need for highly skilled workers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by accelerating STEM learning around the world. The GSA–a global initiative of more than 100 governments, corporations, educational institutions, and nongovernmental organizations in more than 50 countries and regions working with the New York Academy of Sciences–aims to identify the world’s best STEM talent and create a global network of promising students and noted scientists. The GSA will give rise to a new generation of STEM innovators. Together, this next generation will acquire the skills needed to take on the jobs that foster global economic development, providing the innovation to confront the grand challenges our world faces. The GSA is committed to reaching one million students in 100 countries by 2020.
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