Increasing interest in STEM within African American community through media advocacy
increase the number of stories/features/programs about science, technology, engineering (STEM) in African-American Media outlets including stories related to health, medicine, exercise, nutrition, environment, agriculture, and education.
increase the number of appearances of and quotes from STEM Professionals of Color in local, regional and national news programs, broadcasts, newspapers, magazines, and websites.
to create a viable list of African-American Science Communicators
Raise the profile of African-American STEM Professionals in African-American press outlets and mainstream media outlets
Encourage STEM Professionals of Color to author one Op-Ed or STEM explanatory story per year published at a major media outlet.
- increase African-American awareness of as wells and number of applications and participation in STEM competitions and scholarships opportunities for young people.