Supporting Leaders In Action
Convening for Solutions
Bringing the right people together to advance solutions
Having someone with a critical eye who knows the science but also how things work on Capitol Hill, someone who can say ‘that’s too much jargon’ or explain the proposed legislation or the constraints—that’s an invaluable service that COMPASS provides.
~ Dr. Scott Doney, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
Making sense out of science
Building a Community
We believe the connections between scientists are just as important as the connections those scientists make to policymakers and the media. We link scientists across disciplines, institutions, fields of study, ideologies, and geographies, so that they can learn from one another, support each other’s growth and transformation, and amplify each other’s efforts.
Working with journalists, policymakers, & community leaders
Scientists Changing the World
Bray Beltrán grew up valuing community health and well-being, and in his career, he has always gone above and beyond to center community impact. But it was only in the last few years that Bray really identified that as his purpose. Growing up in a muggy coastal town...
Practice is core to our work. Our trainings revolve around hands-on exercises and feedback in a supportive setting, and are unique in that the practice and feedback comes from trusted partners from other fields, such as journalism, policy, and community leadership....
Dr. Carlos M. De León-Rodríguez recently completed an Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) post-doctoral fellowship with the Centers for Disease Control in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His research focused in developing diagnostic tools to differentiate...