Skype a Scientist

is creating a connection between classrooms and scientists around the world!

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Every little bit helps
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I get it, you're on a budget- so am I!  But every little bit helps people, so even $1/month can help support this program. 
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$5
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You will have the undying appreciation of Sarah McAnulty and knowledge that you're helping facilitate a program that gets scientists to places scientists rarely go (and some places they often do).
Giant Pacific Octopus
$10
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Undying appreciation as above, AND once a month I will post a funny or interesting question that has been asked during a Skype a Scientist session. You will have access to those premium videos  😎

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About

Skype a Scientist is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity*! 

Google scientist, and you'll get a collection of images depicting how society sees us; white, male, socially awkward, with unkempt hair. Science has a PR problem. Skype a scientist is here to help by simply connecting scientists with the public! We want more people to say they have met a scientist and be able to replace that outdated image of hollywood scientists with real representations of the scientific community. 

We want to build trust in science in the public to get our society back on course for a more evidence-based decision making public. We believe that opening channels of communication with the public is the first step to achieving this goal.

Skype a scientist connects scientists with the public in 4 major ways
  1. We match classrooms with scientists for Q&A sessions
  2. We host Skype a Scientist Live, a Q&A series on youtube live with awesome science communicators
  3. We run Science Trivia at bars all over the Northeast US
  4. We have Skype a Scientist After Hours for Patrons! 

Skype a scientist has reached over 21,000 classrooms
We've recruited over 7000 scientists
We are in 70 countries, and every US state.

This initiative has gone farther than we ever thought possible in January 2017, and we want to keep the momentum going! Please help us by becoming a patron <3

Check out more about our program on our website.


You can also donate at Paypal.me/SkypeAScientist


*Information from Patreon about tax-deductible donations.
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Goals
74% complete
Once I reach this goal, I can run this and other science communication activities full time after I graduate with my Ph.D.!

At this stage Skype a Scientist will be functional with one full-time staff member. 
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 26 exclusive posts
46
Images
3
Links
9
Writings
4
Videos

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