Science is Elementary: Lessons from starting a non-profit
Tzipor Ulman, PhD, is the founder and Executive Director of Science is
Elementary, a non-profit whose mission is to inspire a passion for science
in children by increasing knowledge and interest in science at the
elementary school level.
Tzipor has grown Science is Elementary (SiE) from a 2 classroom pilot to a
program that serves over 1500 students in the Bay Area and 150 students at
new site in Buffalo, NY. She has recruited and trained over 400 scientists
and engineers to serve as classroom facilitators and mentors to low-income
youth. In 2014, SiE will offer a professional development in STEM to
elementary school teachers in the Mountain View-Whisman school district.
Tzipor is the proud mother of 2 boys in whom she has instilled a curiosity
about the world and the way things work. She holds a PhD in physical
chemistry from Stanford University and a BSc in Chemistry from Case Western
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