Advocate to Appropriate: Getting Started in Science Policy

Before becoming an SfN Early Career Policy Ambassador (ECPA), I had no experience with science policy advocacy. This is probably why I was surprised when in 2016, while attending SfN’s Capitol Hill Day, I discovered how difficult it would be to persuade my Utah representatives to support pro-science policies.

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Stephanie Pistorius
Stephanie Pistorius is a PhD student in the University of Michigan’s Neuroscience Graduate Program.

Sparking Global Conversations Around Neuroscience