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Upcoming and Recent Science Cheerleader Events

Zenobia San Francisco 49ers Science Cheerleader

We’ve been busy! Here’s a brief rundown of upcoming ad recent events! Upcoming Events November 1 Discovery Days at AT&T Park San Francisco, CA Science Cheerleader and our sister site, SciStarter, will have a booth at this culminating event for the Bay Area Science Festival to talk about women in STEM, citizen science and NASA’s Asteroid Initiative. November 4 Tech-Ed Day Garden City, NY Science Cheerleader Christine will be talking with visitors at the Cradle of Aviation Tech-Ed Day about…
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Citizen Science with Pop Warner in Chicago and pregame at the Chicago Bulls game!


Science Cheerleader Tracy has been busy! She helped lead the parents for the Plainfield, Illinois Pop Warner Saints (and Angels) cheer teams through the NASA Asteroid Initiative texting activity on September 7. The Angels are a special-needs cheerleading sister squad for the Saints. The Angels squad includes girls with cerebal palsy, autism, muscular dystrophy, and other conditions. Tracy had this to report: “It was amazing; the Angels even go out at halftime right after the Saints and do their own…
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A little Citizen Science at the Phillies Game (thanks to Drexel Cheerleaders!)

Drexel at Phillies 9-26-2014

Thank you, Drexel University cheerleaders for participating in “Informing NASA’s Asteroid Initiative: A Citizen Forum” while at the Philadelphia Phillies game! We want YOU to participate! Sign up here: http://www.ECASTonline.org/ (Special thanks to wonder twins Beverly and Angela who are Science Cheerleaders and Drexel Cheerleaders!)

Emily: Biomedical engineer, former Arizona Cardinals cheerleader

Emily Arizona Cardinals Science Cheerleader At Work

Former Arizona Cardinals  Cheerleader, engineering intern, and Science Cheerleader Emily appeared at the STEM in Sports Expo in Phoenix on September 27 where she talked about her career, citizen science and more! Hi, Emily! Why did you pursue a degree in biomedical engineering from Arizona State University? In high school I shattered my foot in track (I was a sprinter) and during that time I did a lot of thinking about how I could have prevented it. I was in…
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Today in Atlanta: Girl Scouts + Citizen Science + Science Cheerleaders!

GS Super STEM Expo Participants

The Girl Scouts of America hosts their annual Super STEM Expo at the North Atlanta Trade Center today. The Science Cheerleaders will join organizers from the  Atlanta Science Festival  to engage scouts and their leaders in citizen science, including NASA’s Asteroid Initiative!    

Zenobia: former 49ers cheerleader, Stanford grad, and Women in Tech mentor

Zenobia San Francisco 49ers Science Cheerleader At Work

Zenobia is a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader with an economics degree from Stanford University! You have a degree in economics from Stanford with minors in industrial engineering and psychology. What got you interested in those subjects? I have to say, in every case, it was the professors. They were so passionate about the subjects, that they drew you in and got you hooked. Economics is nicknamed ‘the dismal science’, but that’s really not true! My first semester at Stanford,…
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Science Cheerleader Jessica (chemist) leads citizen science project with Pop Warner cheerleaders

science cheerleader dallas

Jessica, a chemist and former Dallas Vigilantes cheerleader, joined youth cheerleaders, their coaches, and parents, to lead a citizen science project to help get people involved in NASA’s Asteroid Initiative! Special thanks to the North Texas Pop Warner Region and to the Oak Cliff Titans, Oak Cliff Redskins, and Fair Park Cardinals! Learn more about Jessica’s interest in science and cheerleading, here! What turned you on to science and when? I have always been curious about my surroundings as far back as…
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Science Cheerleaders lead citizen science at Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum: Informing NASA’s Asteroid Initiative

NASA asteroid initiative citizen science

Today, meet the Science Cheerleaders at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum and learn from them about NASA’s Asteroid Initiative  in celebration of “Women in Aviation and Space Heritage Family Days” 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Kristin: Doctor of Chiropractic, former cheerleader, GA Tech and Atlanta Hawks

Kristen: Doctor of Chiropractic, GATech alumni; former Atlanta Hawks cheerleader

Meet Kristen at the DragonCon parade on Saturday, August 30!

Meet the Science Cheerleaders at DragonCon this weekend!


When the annual Dragon*Con parade rolls through Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, August 30, four Science Cheerleaders will be cheering for science and leading parade spectators in citizen science activities! They’ll be marching with other citizen science evangelists including Pamela Gay from CosmoQuest, and the Free Thought Society. Stick around on Sunday when our pals at the Atlanta Science Festival engage fans in a research project we’re launching with ECAST (Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology) and SciStarter!      


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