Nonprofit or community organization
Last modified: August 29, 2014, 5:18 PM
Founded in 1921, Society for Science & the Public is a non-profit 501(c) (3) membership organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. The Society's mission is to engage the public in science. Our vision is to promote the understanding and appreciation of science and the vital role it plays in human advancement: to inform, educate, and inspire.
SSP, with approximately 65 staff members, is best known for its world class science competitions including the Intel Science Talent Search, the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, and the Broadcom MASTERS. SSP also owns a family of media properties, including the award-winning magazine Science News.