Jordan Rose is co-director and co-founder of Atlanta Science Festival, a two-week celebration of local science and technology with 100 engaging events throughout metro Atlanta, reaching 50,000 curious kids and adults annually. With its new year-round Science ATL initiatives, the Festival is working to bring people together through the wonder of science and to create an identity for Atlanta as a science city.
Jordan is a creative, lifelong learner with a passion for promoting science literacy and building community partnerships. He is dedicated to bringing together schools, universities, companies, and museums to celebrate Atlanta’s STEAM ecosystem and highlight opportunities for the public to learn and love science. Previously, Jordan has led science education initiatives via the Georgia BioEd Institute and the Emory College Center for Science Education, supporting K-12 teachers and students and facilitating university-community partnerships. Jordan has a B.S. in neuroscience and a Master’s in Public Health from Emory University. He serves on the boards of Georgia Tech’s GIFT program, the Georgia BioEd Institute, and the Technology Association of Georgia – Education Collaboration.
Living in Tucker with his wife, son, and french bulldog, Jordan enjoys playing tennis and rooting for Atlanta United.