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Supported by the Dana Foundation

image The Dana Foundation explores the connections between neuroscience and society’s challenges and opportunities, working to maximize the potential of the field to do good. As of 2022, Neuroscience & Society became our dedicated focus. It embodies our spirit of open inquiry, collaborative research, and multidisciplinary thinking in service of the well-being of all people. The Dana Foundation (Charles A. Dana Foundation) is a private philanthropic organization based in New York dedicated to advancing neuroscience and society by supporting cross-disciplinary intersections such as neuroscience and ethics, law, policy, humanities, and arts.
image Neuro& is a monthly webinar series hosted by the International Youth Neuroscience Association (IYNA) with the support of the Dana Foundation. Through hour-long Zoom sessions, Neuro& aims to highlight the various career paths in Neuroscience and its diverse applications in society. The series offers participants the chance to listen to distinguished speakers in neuroscience-related fields discuss their career journey and current work. Engaging in interactive discussions and live Q&As, students will be able to develop a better understanding of professional fields and learn more about how to further their interests, gaining practical insights and advice for their future careers. IYNA Chapters will also be able to gain points through members attending the webinars. Participant Handbook
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Where can I register for the webinar?

A: An RSVP form will be posted to IYNA’s website, Discord, and Instagram.


Q: Who can attend? What if I am an international student?

A: Neuro& encourages participants from all over the world to attend! We hope to facilitate meaningful discussions with diverse perspectives. Our series is aimed at providing high school students with the opportunity to explore neuroscience-related careers but is open to any individual with an interest in the field.


Q: Do I need to RSVP? What if I’m unsure if I am able to attend?

A: Although recommended, please do not RSVP if you are unsure of attending. Don’t worry, we’ll be having monthly webinars, so there will be other opportunities for you to participate!


Q: I am a member of an IYNA Chapter, do I get any benefits from attending a webinar?

A: Yes! All participants who attend and are also a part of an IYNA chapter will receive points for their chapter for their participation! You will be asked for your Chapter ID upon RSVP. Please refer to the IYNA Chapters Discord channel should you need further information.


Q: Is there a limit on the number of people attending?

A: No. We will try our best to accommodate everyone based on our Zoom plan.


Q: What if I can’t attend the webinar? Will there be a recorded video posted?

A: Yes, we will record the session and make the video available online on IYNA’s platforms. We encourage you to attend the webinar if possible, but feel free to register for the following month’s webinar!


Q: I am interested in speaking for Neuro&/have suggestions for potential speakers, who should I reach out to?

A: Please email izhang@youthneuro.org, we would love to hear from you!


Q: Where can I find more information?

A: Check out our Website and Instagram. Otherwise, please direct any unanswered questions to izhang@youthneuro.org or message @irene.zhg on Discord.



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