Communities Manager, Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science
As Communities Manager for the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, Kate Fullam is responsible for developing online instructional and community-building activities for the Alda-Kavli Learning Center, an interactive website that will engage scientists and health professionals, serve a growing network of affiliated programs around the country and create a clearinghouse for best practices in science communication. She is part of a team involved in strategic planning to enhance the roles of the Alda Center and Stony Brook University as national leaders for advancing science communication, and effective advocates for making communication skills an integral part of the education of scientists.
Kate is a dedicated professional who cares deeply about her work and its impact on society. A science enthusiast and a big picture thinker, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in marine science from Long Island University and a Master of Nonprofit Administration from North Park University. She spent the first eight years of her career at Group for the East End, an environmental organization on eastern Long Island, where she developed varied experience in advocacy, education, environmental stewardship, community building, communications, marketing, fundraising and nonprofit administration. Prior to joining the Alda Center, Kate served as Communications Coordinator for Southampton Hospital where she designed and implemented a successful content marketing strategy to improve access to healthcare on the East End of Long Island.