Monthly Archives: December 2015

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2015 Year in Review

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As we reflect back on 2015 it was a year of continued impact. Our work addressing gender equality and human rights continues through our internet freedom program and efforts focused on engaging women and girls in STEM. We are building capacity for innovators and institutions in addressing system-wide challenges in the areas of materials, energy, education, health, oceans, climate change, biodiversity and disaster response. Our new emphasis on storytelling and social engagement has widened our…

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Meet NASA’s Datanauts

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On Tuesday, December 8, the Datanaut Founding Class gathered together at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. to debrief progress over the last six months. This group is made up of women who were chosen by NASA as thought leaders who could spearhead and support the program in years to come. During the day, we talked about how to use NASA’s vast amounts of data to change their communities, educate students, or create data solutions that…

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Made In New York, It’s Next Top Makers

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SecondMuse recently launched the third season of New York’s Next Top Makers together with the New York City Economic Development Corporation and our communications partner Imagination in Space! Six NYC-based hardware startups made it through a vetting process to be part of a community-sourced incubator dedicated to connecting independent innovation with local manufacturing production. As a program, New York’s Next Top Makers (NTM) is helping to position New York City as not just an entrepreneur-friendly…

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SecondMuse Spotlights Engagement Manager Lena Delchad

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As part of our monthly series featuring the work of our colleagues at SecondMuse, today we learn more about Engagement Manager Lena Delchad. Lena joined SecondMuse four years ago from the international development sector. At SecondMuse she has managed social innovation programs, with clients such as UNEP, Al Jazeera, World Bank, and the LAUNCH partnership with USAID, NASA, US Department of State and Nike. 1. How do you cultivate civic engagement through your work? By…

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