Gwen Noda, Co-Director of the Centers for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence, took time off to volunteer at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) 2012 held in Pittsburgh this May. She is also serving on the Education Outreach team of the Local Arrangements Committee for Intel ISEF 2014 being held in Los Angeles. Below she describes her experience and why she feels it’s important to support competitions such as the Intel ISEF.
Peter Zhou of Jericho, New York won an opportunity to represent the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (Intel ISEF) at the London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) held this August. In addition, Peter also won a 2nd Place Grand Award in Medicine and Health Science at the Intel ISEF 2012.The London International Youth Science Forum is a two-week program held annually for 300 young scientists from more than 50 countries.
Twelve of the 22 young people recognized at an October 4th reception honoring the 2012 Davidson Fellows Scholarship recipients were alumni of Society for Science & the Public educational programs.
Bayer Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is a subsidiary of Bayer AG, an international health care, nutrition and high-tech materials group based in Leverkusen, Germany. The corporation is committed to the principles of sustainable development and to its role as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen. Answers were provided by Lauren Trocano, Manager of Corporate Social Responsibility and Internal Communications for Bayer Corporation.