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  • Academy Accepts 100Kin10’s Computer Science Challenge; Receives $200,000 GrantApril 13, 2016 As announced at today’s White House Science Fair, the New York Academy of Sciences has been chosen as one of 10 organizations to receive a grant from national STEM education organization 100Kin10 to increase the reach and quality of engineering and computer science across New York State.
  • Global STEM Alliance Welcomes the Thai ChapterMarch 23, 2016 The New York Academy of Sciences has partnered with the Thai Academy of Science and Technology (TAST) to ensure the development of a diverse pipeline of innovators in Thailand. In February 2016, the Thai Chapter of the GSA was officially launched at the residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand.
  • Meet the Winners: Imagining Tomorrow H2O ChallengeMarch 22, 2016 In honor of World Water Day, we congratulate the winners of our Imagining Tomorrow: H20 challenge, an initiative of the Global STEM Alliance and partners Sisters Cities International and Sqore. The winning teams took on water issues affecting their local communities and set out to find viable scientific solutions.
  • ‘Imagining Tomorrow: H2O’ Challenge Announces Winning TeamsMarch 8, 2016 Teams of students from the U.S. and Ghana propose high-scoring solutions to water issues in their communities, with help from expert mentors.
  • Global STEM Alliance Students Meet Bill and Melinda Gates!Feb. 26, 2016 On February 23, more than 50 extraordinary high schoolers from GSA programs around the world had the chance to sit down with world-renowned philanthropists, Bill and Melinda Gates.
  • SiriusXM Radio InterviewJan. 7, 2016 SiriusXM talks with Meghan Groome and Lorraine Hariton about the importance of gender and diversity in STEM!
  • GSA Hosts Event on the New STEM Workforce ModelNov. 9, 2015 November 12, 2015—On Monday, November 9, the Global STEM Alliance (GSA) of the New York Academy of Sciences hosted a media briefing on the need for a new framework to ensure that a larger and more diverse pool of STEM innovators is prepared to meet the challenges of the global economy.
  • Announcing Opportunities for Students!July 17, 2015 The Global STEM Alliance has two new exciting opportunities for students interested in STEM: The Junior Academy and the Imagining Tomorrow: H20 challenge!