Research and Advocacy Committee

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Role

Expand evidence-driven research & assessments that lead to one common research outcome to measure impact of the Omaha STEM Ecosystem in the Greater Omaha area, and grow community development, recruitment and retention.

Responsibilities

  • Build a data depository that users can access and upload data
  • Develop common metrics and data collection specific for each sector to be publishes and distributed
  • Identify research questions for each sector that leads to one common rresearch outcome to measure impact

Our Work

Chair:

Jenna Yentes                                     University of NE at Omaha

Members:

Mike Baldino                                      Baldino Enterprises, Inc.

Shannon DeVivo                                Olsson

Anne Karabon                                    UNO-Early Childhood

Emily Mwaja                                      Girls, Inc.

Amanda McGill Johnson                 NE Coalition for Lifesaving Cures

Dana Richter-Egger                          University of NE at Omaha

Chris Schaben                                  Omaha Public Schools

Ken Sigmon                                       Sheppard’s Business Interiors, Inc.

Amy Sokall                                        UNL/Doctoral Student