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  • Global Health Security Agenda

    The Global Health Security Agenda: Non Governmental Perspectives on Addressing Emerging and Evolving Biological Threats September 25th, 2014 8:00am - 3:30pm, followed by a poster session LIVE WEBCAST Since the February 2014 launch of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA), international...
  • Vote NOW

    The expert panels have chosen their top 67 applications. Now is your chance to vote! We need your vote to decide who should be the 30 finalists who will compete in the Finals in Marrakech, Morocco. Voting ends on October 1st. These young entrepreneurs are looking to change the world with their...
  • 2014 Tech-I Semi-Finalists

    GIST.png The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. This year the Tech-I competition received a record 502 applications . Following initial review at AAAS, 428 applications went to the next review stage conducted by the expert...
  • Application Deadline EXTENDED

    Following numerous requests in our interactive webinars and via email, AAAS are pleased to announce that the application deadline date for the Tech-I Competition has been extended from July 21, 2014 until JULY 31, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT . This is an additional 10 days for you to perfect your...
  • Female Scientists and Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories

    Female scientists and entrepreneurs play an important role in society, both on a community level and globally. GIST has helped young women entrepreneurs across the world to get the mentorship, support, and skills necessary to develop their science and technology ideas and compete in the global...
  • 2014 Mass Media Fellow: Rachel Zamzow

    This 10-week summer program places science, engineering, and mathematics students at media organizations nationwide. Fellows use their academic training as they research, write, and report today’s headlines, sharpening their abilities to communicate complex scientific issues to the public.

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  • Translated Tech-I Materials

    The GIST initiative is led by the U.S. Department of State, and the Tech-I competition is implemented by AAAS. AAAS is pleased to presented all GIST Tech-I materials in Arabic , English , French , Spanish , and Russian . All materials are available for download and distribution. If you have any...
  • Garwin: Witness to History

    On Tuesday, April 22, the AAAS Center for Science, Technology, and Security Policy (CSTSP) and the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) held a screening of the documentary “Garwin: Witness to History.” After the screening, Dr. Garwin himself joined the film’s two directors – Richard Breyer and...
  • Global Food Security Symposium 2014

    As a supporting partner, AAAS-Science supports the Global Food Security Symposium 2014, organized by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The global food system is growing more fragile, and a changing climate and increasingly volatile weather patterns could reduce food production globally by 2...
  • Characteristics of a Unique Mentoring Program for the BMENA Region

    This project is a follow-up activity to previous CSTSP bio-engagement programs involving the BMENA region, Europe and the United States. The Mentoring Program was a pilot project where five early-career scientists - from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen - discussed and defined what...