Rally 2018 Exhibitors
Atlanta Science Festival
The Atlanta Science Festival is an annual public celebration of local science and technology. Curious people of all ages will explore the science and technology in our region and see how science is connected to all parts of our lives. Scientists and educators from museums, local schools, universities, and companies will uncover mysteries and explain discoveries in a variety of hands-on activities, facility tours, stimulating presentations, and riveting performances to expand our community of science enthusiasts and inspire a new generation of curious thinkers.
With 100 individual events each year since the inaugural Festival in 2014, we have reached over 100,000 people. Collaborations with 100-plus community partners, including school districts, post-secondary institutions, museums, businesses, civic and community groups facilitated the festival’s success. The Festival conservatively estimated 250 million marketing and public relations impressions in 2016 through social media, out-of-home, television and radio ad buys, press releases and local celebrity support. Our evaluation data shows that our attendee racial/ethnic demographics match the percentages within the metro Atlanta region and that our Festival is reaching a wide variety of ages, with 50% of the attendee population aged 25-44 completing evaluations (no one under 14 years old completed a survey).
Science.Art.Wonder aims to bridge the gap between the sciences and the arts. We are based in Atlanta and match up artists and researchers, creating innovative and unique ways to present the newest research done in labs.
The Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) is the nonprofit, applied research division of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). Founded in 1934 as the Engineering Experiment Station, GTRI has grown to more than 2,000 employees supporting eight laboratories in over 20 locations around the country, and performs more than $350 million of problem-solving research annually for government and industry.
Each day, GTRI’s science and engineering expertise is used to turn ideas into workable solutions for our customers. We take the best ideas, often co-developed with our Georgia Tech academic partners, and turn them into systems applications that provide a significant technological advantage over other approaches.
GTRI’s renowned researchers combine science, engineering, economics, policy and technical expertise to solve complex problems for the U.S. federal government, state and industry. We develop highly effective, practical solutions that we put into action. As a non-profit research institute, we are an objective partner who delivers workable solutions and manufacturable products. Our highly specialized laboratories and interdisciplinary research centers allow us to bring the right mix of talent, experience and creativity to every project.
Science For The People
Science for the People is a chapter based science activist organization. We are political but nonpartisan. We are STEM workers, educators, and activists who believe that science can be a positive force for humanity and the planet. Our social justice work is both local and international. We put scientific skills in service to the disenfranchised, the marginalized, and society as a whole. We believe that doing so is the only sustainable way to ensure the greater community’s trust in science and engineering.
The Atlanta chapter of Science for the People has a monthly reading and discussion group as well as action oriented working groups. We focus on environmental racism, climate change, organizing academic labor, education, and other emerging topics. Join us today!
Women in Bio
“Women In Bio is an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship for women in the life sciences.”
We are an organization of professional women from all career walks in the field of life sciences. We are all volunteers and we all share the goal of enabling and empowering women to reach the highest levels of leadership, and — more importantly — to fulfill their own career aspirations.
Our members reflect the increasing spread of the life sciences. We belong to biotech and pharma companies, universities and institutes, law and accounting firms, marketing and PR firms, CROs and CMOs.
Many of our members are entrepreneurs, and a focus on entrepreneurship has remained core to the mission of WIB since its foundation in 2002.
The Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people.
We address the most pressing conservation threats at the largest scale. Thanks to the support of our more than 1 million members, we’ve built a tremendous record of success since our founding in 1951:
- We’ve protected more than 119 million acres of land and thousands of miles of rivers worldwide — and we operate more than 100 marine conservation projects globally.
- We are impacting conservation in 72 countries — protecting habitats from grasslands to coral reefs, from Australia to Alaska to Zambia. See where we work.
- We address threats to conservation involving climate change, access to clean water, ocean health, and everything in between. Learn how we’re responding.
Center for Sustainable Communities
Center for Sustainable Communities is a non profit that ensure that communities, neighborhoods, cities and counties provided with the tools and systems that support programs and projects to make our planet that promotes clean energy, more environmentally sustainable. We provide technical assistance to communities and neighborhoods through program and project management; technical assistance; planning; research and analysis; education and safety, climate resiliency,economic development; education.
Citizen’s Climate Lobby
Citizens’ Climate Lobby is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change.
Our consistently respectful, nonpartisan approach to climate education is designed to create a broad, sustainable foundation for climate action across all geographic regions and political inclinations. By building upon shared values rather than partisan divides, and empowering our supporters to work in keeping with the concerns of their local communities, we work towards the adoption of fair, effective, and sustainable climate change solutions.
In order to generate the political will necessary for passage of our Carbon Fee and Dividend proposal we train and support volunteers to build relationships with elected officials, the media and their local community.
Providing Voter Registration!
Planned Parenthood Southeast
The New Georgia Project
The New Georgia Project is a nonpartisan effort to register and civically engage these Georgians.
Georgia’s population is growing and becoming increasingly diverse. Over the past decade, the population of Georgia increased 18%. The New American Majority – people of color, those 18 to 29 years of age, and unmarried women – is a significant part of that growth. The New American Majority makes up 62% of the voting age population in Georgia, but they are only 53% of registered voters.
Raksha — meaning “protection” in several South Asian languages — is a Georgia-based nonprofit organization for the South Asian community. Raksha’s mission is to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy. Raksha works towards healing, empowerment, and justice for survivors of violence. Guided by values of community collaboration, diversity in leadership, and the dignity and worth of every individual, Raksha strives to empower and serve the South Asian community.
Though we primarily serve the South Asian community, we provide services to all those who face similar barriers to justice, regardless of ability, country of origin, race, religion, caste, socioeconomic status, gender identity, age, immigration status, or sexual orientation.
The GLOBE Program
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment. Announced by the U.S. Government on Earth Day in 1994, GLOBE launched its worldwide implementation in 1995.
Vision: A worldwide community of students, teachers, scientists, and citizens working together to better understand, sustain, and improve Earth’s environment at local, regional, and global scales.
Mission: To promote the teaching and learning of science, enhance environmental literacy and stewardship, and promote scientific discovery