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EarthCube can be used by many thousands of scientists and educators around the world, simultaneously.
The NSF funded Broadening Participation in Environmental Biology project explored mentoring best practices of the wider Environmental Biology community and produced a resource of AI derived success stories: What Works: Weaving Mentoring into Teaching, Research and Service.
In January, KI ran an Ideas Lab at Purdue University on Ag-related technologies in food security. We also facilitated an All-Hands meeting and a Hack-a-thon for the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a division of the Inter-American Development Ban (IADB) in Washington, DC.
In February, KI facilitates a food security workshop at the University of Nebraska, as well as a Science and Technology Networking workshop for AAAS in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. In March, we'll run a Leadership and Diversity in Geosciences Ideas Lab.
KI continues to work with the Africa Science Leadership Program, designed to grow early- to mid-career African academics in the areas of thought leadership, team management and research development. The second cohort of fellows has been selected and will meet in Pretoria in April 2016.