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Fry participates in national COVID conversations panel

Vanessa fry portrait

Vanessa Fry, director of the Idaho Policy Institute, was recently a panelist for COVID Conversations: Communicating Science to Local Government co-hosted by Engineers & Scientists Acting LocallyFederation of American Scientists, and National Science Policy Network.

Flavia Tejeda, Ph.D. student at Universidad Central del Caribe and Flojaune Cofer, senior director of Policy Public Health Advocates were also on the panel. The panelists spoke about science communication best-practices and how people with backgrounds in STEM can engage with local science policy. Participants left the panel with a better understanding of how to educate, convey and communicate scientific concepts—especially about COVID-19—to the general public and local government.