Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Lecture/ Briefing
- High School students(9-12)
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
This year, our Brain Awareness initiative took place at Emma Willard High School (Troy, NY). We had oral presentations, posters, demos and Q&A sessions with high school students and their teachers.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- BAW Pencils and Erasers
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
- Fact Sheets
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Logos
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
The students contacted numerous research groups at our university to ask for opportunities for research experiences
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
This is a great initiatives. Anything that you can do to engage graduate students and postdocs to take part in the initiative is good.
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