Science for Georgia Inc

Science matters here.

Atlanta, GA   |  https://scienceforgeorgia.org/

Mission

Our mission is to improve communication among scientists and the public, increase public engagement with science, and advocate for the responsible use of science in public policy.

Ruling year info

2018

Principal Officer

Louis Kiphen

Main address

1700 Northside Dr Suite A7, PMB 916

Atlanta, GA 30318 USA

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EIN

35-2622232

NTEE code info

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Science Tales and Trails

Science Tales & Trails is an outdoor social learning journey for those interested in hearing about or sharing science. It is open and free to the public and encourages engagement between scientists and everyone in Georgia.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Atlanta Science Tavern has been bringing the joy of research to the your local brewery or tavern since 2008.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Academics

Georgia Insights illuminates the numbers that tell important stories in Georgia while offering university students real world experience in data science and data journalism.

Population(s) Served
Academics

The Science Communication & Policy Internship offers university students and recent graduates the opportunity to communicate the science around important topics in Georgia to an audience of leaders in Georgia that are looking for ways to improve the lives of Georgians through evidence-based policy.

Population(s) Served
Academics

A science communication training program that guides Science and Technology students and early career professionals in building bridges across disciplines and out into the great community. A key feature is creation of content that is directly applicable to your core audience. Students participate in pre- and in-class activities with one-on-one follow up.

Population(s) Served

This celebration of science (and beer) is an annual event. Scientists and friends of science can network, share ideas, get involved in their community, and help Science for Georgia decide where to make a difference in the upcoming year. This event draws academics, industry leaders and professionals, policy makers, and non-profits.

Population(s) Served
Academics
Academics
Academics
Academics
Academics

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Science for Georgia Inc

Board of directors
as of 9/21/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Louis Kiphen

Science for Georgia, Inc

Term: 2018 -

Brandy Wade

Science for Georgia, Inc

Louis Kiphen

Science for Georgia, Inc

Amy Sharma

Science for Georgia, Inc

Anita Corbett

Science for Georgia, Inc

Lew Lefton

Science for Georgia, Inc

Amy Abdulovic-Cui

Science for Georgia, Inc

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 09/21/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person without a disability

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