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March 2019 Ambassador Posts

Innovating for a Better World

Bringing STEM professionals and aspiring professionals together from around the world and across industries to address the major challenges our society faces is core to the Academy's mission. It's also been a part of our work since the day we were founded over 200 years ago. And this month, we're shining an extra light on some recent examples of how we're activating our World's Smartest Network® to make the world a better place for everyone.

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.

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Early March Posts

Post 1 - Addressing Wildfires

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Congratulations to the winning team in @NYASciences's Junior Academy challenge focused on wildfires. Find out what they proposed, along with other teams, as a solution to this growing problem: #FutureofSTEM

Post 2 - Big Data Revolution

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We're at the dawn of what many are calling the 4th Industrial Revolution, in which #bigdata will change how our world functions. @NYASciences looks at how we can make sure everyone benefits from these changes when it comes to #healthcare: #STEMHorizons

Post 3 - World Water Day

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As #worldWaterDay approaches, it's worth reflecting on just how much water and access to water impacts our health and well-being. Here's a look at a crucial conference held by @NYASciences on this topic in 2010: #STEMHorizons

Mid-March Posts

Post 1 - Climate Change

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We know large cities near coasts face enormous challenges when it comes to #climatechange. @NYASciences spoke with a member of a leading panel focused on what New York City can do, and what it means for other cities: #STEMHorizons


Post 2 - Reality, or Not?

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To what degree is our understanding of reality shaped by our consciousness? And what does sciences have to say about it? @NYASciences hosted a conversation with a leading coginitive scientist & neurologist. Watch it here: #STEMHorizons

Post 3 - The Future of Healthcare

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What if your doctor could use insights from huge data sets drawing on things like fitness trackers, internet behavior, and your GPS-tracked movements when deciding on treatments? @NYASciences explores this possibility: #STEMHorizons