Science Cheerleaders and Citizen Science at the Atlanta Science Festival

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In partnership with the Atlanta Science Festival , Women in Technology,  Science Cheerleader and, this month-long citizen science campaign will highlight women in STEM careers AND simple ways for anyone to be a scientist by collecting data for real research projects. This year we feature four projects: taking pictures of nighttime skies to inform our understanding of light pollution, observing the timing of seasonal changes in plants to inform our understanding of climate change, measuring backyard precipitation to inform weather reporting and research, and contributing to decisions about the future of space exploration. Detailed schedule can be found here.


Women in Technology professionals and Science Cheerleaders will be on-site at the following Atlanta Science Festival events to show you how to be a citizen scientist and to share their STEM careers with you:

  • March 21 – Science @ the Center “SPRING into SCIENCE”, 10:00am-3:00pm at DCSD Fernbank Science Center. Free! Science Cheerleaders Brandi, Kristin, and Mimi will be there, along with Atlanta Falcons cheerleaders Alexandria and Kiva.
  • March 23 – Science of Sports Safety, 6:00-8:30pm at the College Football Hall of Fame (advanced ticket purchase required). Science Cheerleaders Brandi, Kristy, and Raquisha will be there!
  • March 24 – An Evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson, 7:30pm at The Fox Theatre (advanced ticket purchase required). Science Cheerleaders Brandi, Mimi, and Raquisha will be participating!
  • March 28 – Exploration Expo, 11am-4pm at Centennial Olympic Park. Free! Science Cheerleaders Memorie, Mimi, and Zenobia will be participating, as well as a team of Pop Warner cheerleaders!


Alexandria Atlanta Falcons Science Cheerleader 2Alexandria, Atlanta Falcons, Registered Nurse Brandi Indianapolis Colts Science CheerleaderBrandi, Indianapolis Colts (Alumni) Health Education Kiva Atlanta Falcons Science CheerleaderKiva, Atlanta Falcons , STEM Student
Kristin P Atlanta Hawks Science CheerleaderKristin, Atlanta Hawks (Alumna), Ph.D. Kristy NFL Atlanta Falcons Science Cheerleader 2Kristy, Atlanta Falcons (Alumna), Chemist Memorie Atlanta Dream Science Cheerleader 2Memorie, Atlanta Dream, Ph.D. Candidate
Amessia Atlanta Dream Science Cheerleader 2Amessia, Atlanta Dream, Epidemiologist

Raquisah University of Georgia Collegiate Science Cheerleader GraduationRaquisha, University of Georgia (Alumni), Biology Teacher

Zenobia San Francisco 49ers Science Cheerleader At WorkZenobia, San Francisco 49ers (Alumna), MBA, Women In Tech mentor

Team Cheer is the apparel sponsor of the Science Cheerleaders.