Innovators of the Future: Community Based Science Program, Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
Education Grant Recipient: Anna Wirta Kosobuski, EdD
Grant Period: 2018-2019
Award Value: $15,000
Site: Oshki Ogimaag Community School
Project Summary: Encourage Native American youth to achieve high school graduation and pursue post-secondary education in order to secure a future career in regenerative medicine-focused biomedical science, research or health profession. This will be accomplished by increasing confidence and comfort regarding science and math and increasing awareness of K-6th grade Native American youth regarding advanced education and careers in biomedical science and research.