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January 2019 Ambassador Posts

Resolving to Improve Your STEM Skills in 2019

The New Year is all about making resolutions and looking for ways to improve. The Academy has lots of great resources that those who work in, or aspire to work in STEM can benefit from, whether it's career tips or building your knowledge of scientific fields.

As a reminder, here are some hashtags you can include in your posts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or other preferred social media channels:

  • #IAmNYAS - When sharing your own or other Academy Members' stories.
  • #STEMHorizons - For posts focused on the future of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) and how STEM can address society's challenges.
  • #FutureofSTEM - For posts focused on young people in STEM.

Note about images: The images included here are only for use by Ambassadors for posts related to the Academy and its programs. Please do not share, use, or otherwise distribute any of these images for any other purpose.

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Early January Posts

Post 1 - Strut Your Stuff!

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This year I'm helping to spread the word about the importance of supporting #STEM education and science-based policies as an Academy Ambassador. Join me! https://bit.nyas.org/2Ff8pMg #IAmNYAS

[include an image of yourself and/or your Ambassador Badge]

Post 2 - New Year, New You

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Wondering how to give your #STEM career a boost in 2019? Check out these tips and resources from @NYASciences #STEMHorizons #resolutions2019 https://bit.nyas.org/2AtBrVl

Post 3 - Building Your Skills While Helping Others

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It's common knowledge that having a mentor can help you navigate your career, but did you know that mentors gain almost as much, if not more, from mentoring others? Be a #STEM mentor. #STEMHorizons https://bit.nyas.org/2SHYZge

Mid-January Posts

Post 1 - Lingua Franca

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There are over 6,000 languages spoken around the globe today. How do they compare to #math when it comes to describing the world we live in? @Dr_JimGates & @margaretwerth discussed @NYASciences. Check out the video: https://bit.nyas.org/2TCznl5 #STEMHorizons

Post 2 - Solving Problems Creatively

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Creative problem-solving is a key skill employed by #STEM professionals when trying to work through challenges large and small. @NYASciences offers some tips for aspiring scientists on how to build this skill: https://bit.nyas.org/2LYhQ3S #FutureofSTEM

Post 3 - The Future of Healthcare

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Most people assume that #bigdata in healthcare refers primarily to electronic health records, but there's much more to the story. Watch this video from @NYASciences to learn more about how data will shape the future of healthcare: https://bit.nyas.org/2GXieAP #STEMHorizons