Welcome back Bicentennial Ambassadors!

Below are suggested social media posts for December 2017. Feel free to make use of, adapt, or build your own posts inspired by the ones below.

As a reminder, here is the full list of hashtags you might consider using include:

  • #NYAS200 - For any content related to the Academy's history or 200th anniversary celebration
  • #STEMRoleModels or #ScienceHeroes - For mentors, role models, leaders in their field (past and present), and people of all ages doing inspiring work in STEM.
  • #FutureofSTEM - For posts focused on young people in STEM.
  • #TheNext200 - For posts focused on the future of STEM and/or the future of the Academy.
  • #IAmNYAS - When sharing your own or other Academy Members' STEM stories.

Note about images: The images that are included in this toolkit are only for use by Ambassadors for tweets related to Academy history and programs. Please do not share, use, or otherwise distribute any of these images for any other purpose.

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Week of December 3, 2017

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.@UNAIDS' Getting to Zero goal = 0 new deaths, 0 new infections, and 0 discrimination. Following #WorldAIDSDay, read this eBriefing from @NYASciences that outlines some of the work scientists have been doing to reach that goal. #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2n7xSju

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UNAIDS set a goal for Getting to Zero a few years ago. The goal is simple: 0 new deaths, 0 new infections, and 0 discrimination. Following World AIDS Day, read this eBriefing from the New York Academy of Sciences that outlines some of the work scientists have been doing to reach that goal. #TheNext200 http://bit.nyas.org/2n7xSju

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How can we encourage more young people of all backgrounds to pursue careers in #STEM? By providing them with role models in the form of mentors. If you want to give #mentorship a try, sign up with @NYASciences: http://bit.nyas.org/2sY6J4Z

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How can we encourage more young people of all backgrounds to pursue careers in #STEM? By providing them with role models in the form of mentors. If you want to give mentorship a try, sign up with the New York Academy of Sciences. http://bit.nyas.org/2sY6J4Z

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Torsten Wiesel's fascination with the inner workings of the brain led him to trace the pathways of how the mind "perceives" the world. And his research earned him a Nobel Prize! Learn more about this #ScienceHero, who is also Chair Emeritus of @NYASciences http://bit.nyas.org/2zY59Tv

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Torsten Wiesel's fascination with the inner workings of the brain led him to trace the pathways of how the mind "perceives" the world. And his research earned him a Nobel Prize! Learn more about this #ScienceHero, who is also Chair Emeritus of the New York Academy of Sciences. http://bit.nyas.org/2zY59Tv

Week of December 10, 2017

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Know any young people working to finish their #collegeapplications? The @NYASciences put together a short course packed with great advice that can help them get into college. Check it out here: http://bit.nyas.org/2w2fM6p

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Know any young people working to finish their college applications? The New York Academy of Sciences put together a short course packed with great advice that can help them get into college. Check it out here: http://bit.nyas.org/2w2fM6p

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What scientific and technological advances can we expect in the next 100 years? @NYASciences’ global community has some ideas! #Imagine300 http://bit.nyas.org/2A12ANK

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What scientific and technological advances can we expect in the next 100 years? @NYASciences’ global community has some ideas! #Imagine300 http://bit.nyas.org/2A12ANK

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We all know we have an unconscious, but few of us know how it impacts our lives. Don’t miss this new volume from @NYASciences, which looks at the science behind everything from #dreams to the connection between the #unconscious and the conscious mind. http://bit.nyas.org/2lGtffc

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We all know we have an unconscious, but few of us know how it impacts our lives. Don’t miss this new volume from the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, which looks at the science behind everything from dreams to the connection between the unconscious and the conscious mind. #Imagine300 http://bit.nyas.org/2lGtffc

Week of December 17, 2017

Create your own post: Help us recruit for next year’s Ambassadors! In your own words, share why you think people in your network should sign up to serve as an Academy Ambassador next year. Make sure to include the #Imagine300 hashtag and use the following link to give people more information about the program: http://bit.nyas.org/2zp0evk

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The @BlavatnikAwards honorees are working at the forefront of the sciences across fields. Hear insights from them on everything from #ClimateChange to the #ZikaVirus in this @NYASciences eBriefing. http://bit.nyas.org/2zOEdT9

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The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists honorees are working at the forefront of the sciences across fields. Hear insights from them on everything from climate change to the Zika virus in this New York Academy of Sciences eBriefing. http://bit.nyas.org/2zOEdT9


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Many misconceptions about science come from first encounters in the classroom. @NYASciences is tackling how to do a better job of teaching science to ensure a new generation of STEM professionals influences STEM-literate public. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2n95ygD

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Many misconceptions about science come from first encounters in the classroom. The New York Academy of Sciences is tackling how to do a better job of teaching science to ensure a new generation of STEM professionals influences STEM-literate public. #FutureofSTEM http://bit.nyas.org/2n95ygD

Week of December 24, 2017

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Cancer vaccines? Personalized medicine? A quantum revolution? @NYASciences Members share their predictions on what the future has in store for STEM. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2iEKmdL

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Cancer vaccines? Personalized medicine? A quantum revolution? New York Academy of Sciences Members share their predictions on what the future has in store for STEM. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2iEKmdL

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How can so many extraordinary people at the forefront of discovery come together as a global scientific community? Through 200 years of effort by @NYASciences, that’s how. As the Academy starts its Third Century, look back at the past 200 years. #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xxNoIR

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How can so many extraordinary people working on the frontiers of discovery come together as a global scientific community? Through 200 years of effort from the New York Academy of Sciences, that’s how. As the Academy prepares for the start of its Third Century, take a look back at the past 200 years: #NYAS200 http://bit.nyas.org/2xxNoIR

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As you wrap up your year, have a listen to this podcast commemorating the @NYASciences as they wrap up their 200th year and prepare for their Third Century! #NYAS200 #Imagine300 http://bit.nyas.org/2AcxPIg

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As you wrap up your year, have a listen to this podcast commemorating the New York Academy of Sciences as they wrap up their 200th year and prepare for their Third Century! #NYAS200 #Imagine300 http://bit.nyas.org/2AcxPIg