Society for Science Names New Members to its Honorary Board
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Society for Science named six new members to its Honorary Board, which provides the Society with strategic guidance and input on scientific issues of importance to the Society. The 28-member board is made up to distinguished scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs and innovators who are recognized leaders in their fields.
The new members are:
Jeanette Epps, Ph.D.
H. Robert Horvitz, Ph.D.
Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, Ph.D.
Shirley M. Malcom, Ph.D.
David N. Spergel, Ph.D.
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Edward O. Thorp, Ph.D.
"The Honorary Board is a powerful group who lends their expertise to the Society in myriad of ways from speaking to our students who compete in our research competitions or nominating next generation of scientists and engineers for the SN 10 or helping us think through strategic organizational questions," said Maya Ajmera, President and CEO of the Society for Science and Publisher of Science News. "The expertise that these new members bring to the board is exceptional, and I am honored to have them helping to guide us as the Society celebrates its Centennial year."
"I am so pleased to welcome these new members to the Society's Honorary Board," said Mary Sue Coleman, Society for Science Board of Trustees Chair. "Their expertise, creativity and talent will be invaluable as the Society continues to grow and find new ways to support science and scientific inquiry."
The Board's members will serve three-year terms, with nominations made by the Board of Trustees, Society Executive Team and other Honorary Board Members.
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