International Youth Neuroscience Association

Organized by:
International Youth Neuroscience Association

Participating Organizations:

No sponsoring institutions

Event(s) Summary

Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:




Type of Events Held:

  • Other
  • Other: Social Media Campaign

Target Audiences:

  • High School students(9-12)

Approximate Number of People Reached:

500+ social media followers

Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:

Created an IYNA Brain Awareness Week Facebook filter and posted about BAW to draw the attention of our social media followers to the event and encourage them to participate in the BAW events hosted by other organizations.

Event Planning & Publicity

Publicity Methods Used:

  • Social Media

Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?

Our social media presence is strong among our target audience, so our social media campaigns were particularly successful.


Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?

  • BAW Web site banner

Feedback & Keys to Success

How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?

We feel that our social media campaign encouraged more students to engage with our content on social media and encouraged them to participate in BAW events/bring attention to neuroscience through their own IYNA chapters and communities.

Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:

Start planning well in advance to ensure that everything is ready before the event starts

Did/do you like our Facebook page?


Was the information provided on Facebook useful?


Contact Information

BAW Website:


Contact Name:

Jacob Umans

Contact Phone:


Contact Email:

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