Empowering students in STEM

Advocates for Student Voice and Innovation in their communities.

Chief Science Officers Catalyze a Culture of Innovation!

Elected by their peers, CSOs are collaborative voices of change.

Chief Science Officers amplify student voice by bringing their peers and community leaders together to ignite new opportunities in STEM and innovation.

The CSOs create change and become stronger leaders through mentorship!

Email Kelly to ask how you can support a CSO.


Become a Mentor

Mentors help CSOs develop their Action Plan ideas and empower them to get involved in community STEM events.

Sponsor a CSO

Your donations will help start or support the CSO program in communities around the globe. Learn how you can donate now!

Support Local Events

CSO programs host regular events to help promote STEM in their local communities and beyond.

Meet Leadership Council Members

Get to know the CSOs on the Leadership Council by searching through our directory.

Watch an Episode on the CSO Channel

CSOs have teamed up to create “Perspective with CSO Cyra” on YouTube. Each episode highlights a theme with interviews, jokes and encouraging words from Chief Science Officers around the global network.

Meet the CSOs.

CSOs are students elected by their peers in grades 6-12 to be liaison for STEM and innovation in their schools and community.













From the CSO Blog

1st CSO International Math Festival

The first-ever CSO Math Festival was held online on July 20, 2020. This virtual mathematics festival had over 130 participants log on for the three-hour event! Based on that success, it will certainly become an annual tradition. As a Chief Science Officer event, of course

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Mesa CSO in the 2020 NASA Wear Challenge!

Introduction Hello! My name is CSO Marcus and I am an elected 5th year Chief Science Officer from Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona. On July 13th, I had the privilege to be interviewed by Arizona’s Family on Channel 3 News to showcase my

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#CaptureSTEM Panel

Chief Science Officers (CSOs) are not just encouraged to have big ideas, they’re told to put in the action steps to make those ideas happen. A spark from CSO Danya, an eighth grade CSO in Mexico, led to the creation of an online learning series

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