Diversity in the STEM workforce falls behind population trends at a time when expanding STEM employment opportunities demand a larger and more inclusive talent pool to secure growth and strength of U.S. innovation.
Ramírez-Andreotta is being recognized for involving communities most affected by pollution, poor water quality and food insecurity in the scientific process.
All CEFP Fellows contribute several blog posts over the course of their fellowship. You can read about their experiences of participating in the fellowship, what they learned, and what they’re working on in their organizations here.
All alumni are invited to join an ongoing community of practice for scientific community engagement professionals that includes regular free webinars, skills swaps, and exchanging of resources. Some Fellows choose to continue their project team work and may apply to be Visiting Scholars to work together again in person.
During the January training week, AAAS Community Engagement Fellows join self-selected project teams for the duration of the fellowship year.