Meet the Science for Georgia Team

Our Mission

Improve communication between scientists and the public;

Increase public engagement with science;

Advocate for the responsible use of science in public policy.

Our values and ethics statement.

Board of Directors & Management Team

Louis Kiphen

Louis Kiphen

President- BOD, Engagement Dir.
Engineer, musician, science advocate.
Amy Sharma

Amy Sharma, PhD

Executive Director, Vice President - BOD
Science communicator, physics lover, beer brewer.
Brandy E. Wade

Brandy Wade, PhD

Product Dir, Secretary - BOD
Molecular biologist, IP manager, baker.
Anne Costolanski

Anne Costolanski, PhD

Treasurer, Board of Directors
Applied mathematician, dog owner, heavy metal music lover.

Michael Czajkowski, PhD

Dir of Advocacy

Frankie Green

Dir of Communications
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Patrick Ryan

Dir of Engagement
Amy Abdulovic-Cui

Amy Abdulovic-Cui, PhD

Board of Directors
Associate Professor, genetics nerd, superhero and SciFi movie junkie.
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Anita Corbett, PhD

Board of Directors
Scientist, Mentor, Mom.

Priya D'Souza, MPH

Past-Treasurer - BOD
Exposure scientist, bibliophile, tree-hugger.

Winston King

Board of Directors
Learning specialist, artist, and media technologist.

Lew Lefton, PhD

Board of Directors
Mathematician, comedian, maker.
Alessandra Richardson

Alessandra Richardson, PhD, CMPP

Board of Directors
MedComms professional, reader, activist.
Shala Thomas

Shala Thomas, PhD

Board of Directors
Oncology communications professional, world traveler, soccer fanatic

Kandyss Watson

Board of Directors
Engineer, travel enthusiast, music/dance fan.

In Memory

It is with heavy hearts that Science for Georgia announces the passing of our dear friend and member of our founding team, Natsumi Miura (1991-2021). Her strength and compassion have made all of us, and our organization, better, and we will continue to reflect her light in our work.

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