Number of Events Organized During Brain Awareness Week:
Type of Events Held:
- Radio Show
- General Public
- University students
Approximate Number of People Reached:
Details of Major Brain Awareness Week Events/Activities:
We organized a workshop titled learning and memory and it started with a lecture about circuits and memory formation then an application for memory enhancing skills was held through paper games and puzzles downloaded from DANA website. A pre and post assessment tests were done and the scores were amazing after our workshop the audience gained a lot of new information and experiences. We got a positive feedback. moreover a radioshow about the chemistry of happiness was recorded and got a lot of likes on facebook page, I tried to put scientific terms into simple funny way. Also in the show I gave tips about dopamine and diet.
Event Planning & Publicity
Publicity Methods Used:
- Social Media
Which of These Publicity Methods Was The Most Successful?
Of the Dana Foundation publications/resources distributed at your event(s), if any, please indicate the three most popular. Please choose up to three. If "other," please indicate below:
- It’s Mindboggling!
- Staying Sharp Bookmark
What downloadable materials from the Foundation did you use for your events?
- Q&A: Answering Your Questions About Brain Research
- BAW Certificate of Participation
- Puzzles: Mindboggling Series
What other downloadable materials would you like the Foundation to provide?
Which BAW graphic materials did you use in publicizing your events?
- BAW Flyer
- BAW Logos
- BAW Poster
Feedback & Keys to Success
How do you feel BAW participation benefited your organization and the local community?
First organizing the event got me a whole new experience and happiness. the organization has gained an activity points in the year evaluation and got a heading in a large newspaper which made more people aware of this activity for the upcoming years.
Please share any suggestions or lessons learned that may help others plan future events:
Start early and use DANA website and BAW resources
Did/do you like our Facebook page?
Was the information provided on Facebook useful?