Science ATL Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to building an equitable community of science lovers.
Founded in 2014 by Emory University, Georgia Tech, and Metro Atlanta Chamber, Science ATL produces the annual Atlanta Science Festival which has brought science programming to more than 250,000 people in the metro Atlanta region. The two-week Festival celebrates local science and technology every March, and culminates in the Exploration Expo, Atlanta’s biggest interactive family science event. Building on this success, Science ATL offers year-round science engagement for all ages through public events, a youth STEM leadership program, school partnership initiatives, a science communications fellowship program, self-guided family activities: Passport and Discovery Walks, a community events calendar, and more!
Science ATL is committed to equitable participation in the sciences. We are lowering barriers to access and engaging communities to make science representative of, co-created by, and welcoming to people from groups which have been historically underrepresented in STEM (including Black/African-American, Latinx, and women). Science ATL partners with community organizations that serve such groups, we partner with schools in zip codes with low Child Well-Being ratings, we host free or low-cost events, and we engage youth in co-creation of events and opportunities.
Support Science ATL and join us to cultivate an equitable community of lifelong learners across metro Atlanta who are connected and inspired by the wonder of science.