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Welcome to the Science Summit at UNGA76, a major contribution to advancing Science for the UN SDGs. Online from 14- September - 5 October 2021.
ISC will organise the second edition of the UNGA76 Science Summit around the 76th United Nations General Assembly (SSUNGA76) in September 2021. The objective of the virtual meeting will be to raise awareness of the role and contribution of science to the attainment of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It will demonstrate initiatives that provide models for global science mechanisms and activities in support of the SDGs, particularly in science infrastructure and capacity building. Science is and will enable sustainable economic, environmental, and societal development. Science is more than a funding prioritisation exercise: science is impacting all areas of policy-making and is playing a more critical role in how policy objectives are achieved and the consequent benefit to people everywhere, including responses to global challenges.
Engagement with policy leadership is more important than ever: UNGA76 is a unique forum for science to demonstrate how policy and political leadership can benefit from innovation. Central to this is the role of nonstate actors and the multilateral fora, which increasingly determine how priorities are set. Science needs to be part of this dialogue and inform outputs through thought leadership, evidence, insights, analysis, and innovation.

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Ricky Price

Student PhD
Champaign, Illinois
Richard (he/him/his) received a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling, Kinesiology, and Applied Behavior Analysis from Michigan State University. Richard then served as a Behavior Analyst, working specifically with school and transition-aged youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 
Developing the knowledge in understanding all aspects of a person with a disability and working in interdisciplinary teams is a passion of his. Richard's research interests, specific to transition-aged youth with disabilities, include but are not limited to advocacy training, transportation training, transition/vocational planning, physical health, mental health, sexual health/education, functional living/independence, and cultural aspects of disability.

When not learning, you can find Richard with his friends, enjoying life, dancing, and traveling the world