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ASTC On Air withNick Ishmael Perkins

ASTC_onair_logo_FINAL_vert croppedAnother edition of ASTC On Air was streamed live on October 5. We spoke with Nick Ishmael Perkins, director of SciDev.Net. (See the recording below.)

ASTC On Air is a series in which we interview fascinating individuals outside the museum field who are doing work that is relevant and interesting to informal science and museum professionals.

SciDev.Net is a news site covering science and technology as it relates to global development. Before joining SciDev.Net as director in 2012, Nick Ishmael Perkins worked as a journalist and project manager in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, and the Caribbean. He co-founded the consultancy firm Media for Development, and has also held positions with the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters and the nonprofit Healthlink Worldwide. We spoke with Perkins about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals, how they relate to science, and how the informal education field can support these goals.

Watch the recording here:

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Be sure to keep an eye on ASTC communications for information about the next installment of ASTC On Air. Another exciting guest will be announced soon!

Previous editions of ASTC On Air:
ASTC On Air with… Dale Dougherty
ASTC On Air with… Jean-Pascal van Ypersele
ASTC On Air with… Lidia Brito
ASTC On Air with… Tim Slingsby
ASTC On Air with… Rane Johnson-Stempson