Science Evangelist, Educator, Motivationalist
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Dr. Frederic Bertley, affectionately known as “Dr. B.” is the President and CEO of the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), ranked America’s #1 science museum by USA Today. Dr. B. is passionate about democratizing access to science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) and supports this through a myriad of innovative programs, commitment to outreach and ubiquitous engagement. Have fun exploring this site, to learn more about Dr. B.!
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Some Cool Things
Dr. B. Has Accomplished
7-time EMMY™ Award winner!
Led COSI to be named America's Best Science Museum 3 years in a row [2020-2022] by USA Today 10Best Readers' Choice
Smart 50 Award Honoree from Smart Business 3 years running [2019-2021]
Commencement Speaker and recipient of Presidential Medal for Service, The Ohio State University, 2021
Honorary Doctorate and Commencement Speaker, Otterbein University, 2018
Columbus CEO Magazine's CEO of the Year, 2018
C-Suite Award from Columbus Business First [2018, 2020 & 2021]
Inducted in the Library of Congress, History Makers, 2015
Founded The Color of Science™ program
Guest speaker at The United Nations, the White House, and the US Department of Interior
Keynoted and/or invited speaker at numerous national and international conferences
Public Service: Dr. B. serves on numerous non-profit boards from education and science communication to community development and transportation initiatives
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"The man who is right is a majority. We, who have God and conscience on our side, have a majority against the universe. "
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