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Post: Shape of Science — Art & Science Lecture Series

The Heising-Simons Foundation in partnership with Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya  is proud to present the Art & Science Lecture Series, “Shape of Science” born out of the project FINDINGS, a public art series, that celebrates women and science and reimagines science through vibrant large-scale murals.

Post: Resources to Support Educators Regarding Attack on U.S. Capitol

In the wake of the insurrection at the United States Capitol on January 6, 2021, several leaders in the education field have put together resources for educators who wish to guide discussions and make space for reflection with their students. Please see a list below. We may add to this list as more resources become available.

Post: Board Chair Liz Simons Pens Op-Ed for EdSource on California’s Master Plan for Early Learning and Care

In an opinion piece published in EdSource today, Heising-Simons Foundation Board Chair Liz Simons shares her perspective on California’s Master Plan for Early Learning and Care, announced earlier this month. The piece commends California’s template to build a comprehensive early learning and care system over the next decade, and also recognizes the tremendous strain providers are facing amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Post: Making Headlines: Grantees in the News, November 2020

The Heising-Simons Foundation is proud to regularly see its grantee partners featured in media outlets across the country, providing an expert voice on a timely issue or being highlighted for their accomplishments and hard work. Here are some news items that have featured our grantees in November 2020.

Page: 51 Pegasi b Demographics

The 51 Pegasi b Fellowship program began collecting basic demographic data from all applicants beginning with the  2018-2019 program cycle.  The Foundation is committed to monitoring the operation of its application, review,  and  award  processes  to  identify and address  any  inequities  based  on  the  gender,  ethnicity, race  or educational legacy of applicants.  The  gender,  ethnicity, … Continue Reading