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White House Citizen Science Champions of Change

White House Citizen Science Champions of Change

On Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Honored twelve Champions of Change across the diverse field of Citizen Science.

This acknowledges the hard-won merits of citizen science as an approach to research, education, and community change. More information on the honorees is available via the Champions of Change website (links below take you to a post for each individual).

Julia Parrish

Eri Gentry

Michael P. Cohn
American Kestrel Project; Soldiers2Scientists

Dolores Hill
NASA OSIRIS-REx mission:
Target Asteroids!

Sandra Henderson
NEON Project BudBurst

Gregory J. Gage
Backyard Brains

Margaret Gordon
West Oakland Environmental
Indicators Project

Karen Oberhauser
Monarch Larvae Monitoring Project

John Rowden
National Audubon Society

Lee Ann Rodriguez
Conservation Trust of Puerto Rico

Ariel Waldman
Science Hack Day

Jason Osborne
Shark Finder

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