Teen Science Café Alumnus 12

“Getting a glimpse at a variety of different speakers’ interests and all the amazing things that are out there in this world to be explored or worked on. “

Teen Science Café Alumnus 2

“ So just knowing that these things are out there, and I can do them, huge …. Because, I mean, I came from a lower economic background and that just […]

Teen Science Café Alumnus 13

“For me it was the topics and the format and how it was very intimate, and everybody could kind of ask questions and have conversation, that was really nice.”

Teen Science Café Alumnus 4

I didn’t know a lot before [the program], and now I’m in grad school for chemistry and that definitely made it seem tangible…I think that definitely affected my career path.…

Teen Science Café Alumnus 5

“For me the casual atmosphere with a scientific professional, with someone who was an expert in their field, made the science and the idea of actually becoming a scientist far […]

Teen Science Café Alumnus 6

“[The teen science café program] definitely influenced my decision to pursue research opportunities in college, first working as a lab assistant and then conducting my own research for my thesis.”

Teen Science Café Alumnus 8

“…really care about understanding the basics of science or staying literate or being able to read the news and know what they’re talking about,…”

Teen Science Café Alumnus 9

“Being able to get my hands really on it rather than just the theory of it was a really big game changer for me.”