Bio Nebraska has announced the launch of the Bio Nebraska Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization focused on workforce development and education affiliated with Bio Nebraska.
The Foundation aims to aid in the development of a highly educated and diverse Nebraska workforce by providing scholarships to Nebraska students and educational programming for professionals interested in advancing their careers in biosciences.
Joining the Foundation’s Board of Directors are:
- Amy Thompson, President
Owner, Medical Maize, LLC & Maize Consulting
- Rob Owen, Secretary & Treasurer
Executive Director, Bio Nebraska
- Andy Davis
Vice-President & Associate General Counsel, Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company
- Marylinn Munson
Board Member, RAIN Incubator and Recombinetics
This year, the Bio Nebraska and Marylinn Munson STEM Scholarship will be included under the Bio Nebraska Foundation. The scholarship, in its second year, offers scholarships to Nebraska High School seniors in an effort to support and encourage students as they pursue relevant classroom study and professional experiences in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-related fields. Applications will be open soon.
Donations to the Bio Nebraska Foundation ensure that the Foundation can continue its work to support Bio Nebraska members and Nebraska’s bioscience industry by aiding in the development of future STEM leaders in Nebraska. Donations can be made HERE.