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People from all ages and backgrounds can come up with ideas to improve society. From addressing environmental concerns to conducting medical research, high school students from across the world have been recognized for the difference they are making in their communities with a Society for Science & the Public Community Innovation Award. In 2018, the Society rewarded 24 young scientists with $500 prizes.
Below, read more about some incredible projects our Community Innovation Award winners are doing to address local challenges.
As modern medicine continues to evolve, there are still many unanswered questions. Causes for certain diseases remain unknown and treatments are constantly being made better.
In their years since high school, identical twin sisters Emily and Charlotte Keeley, have gone onto become MIT graduates and consultants at the global management firm, the Boston Consulting Group (
At the Society for Science & the Public, we have the privilege of regularly meeting amazing girls doing innovative things in STEM fields.