Mission Statement

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.

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