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The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science by operating as an educator, spokesperson, and professional association. It organizes membership activities and publishes the journal "Science", scientific newsletters, books, reports, as well as spearheads programs.

TypePrivate
Founded1848
HQWashington, DC, US
Websiteaaas.org
Employee Ratings4
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)807
Job Openings5
Revenue (FY, 2018)$107.1 M(+8%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at AAAS

Julia J. MacKenzie

Julia J. MacKenzie

Chief Program Officer
Marietta Damond

Marietta Damond

Deputy Chief Program Officer
Quincy Brown

Quincy Brown

Program Director, STEM Education Research
Olivia Monahan

Olivia Monahan

Project Director
Janaya Thompson

Janaya Thompson

Director, Program Finance and Administration
Steven Chu

Steven Chu

Chair of the Board
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AAAS Office Locations

AAAS has an office in Washington
Washington, DC, US (HQ)
1200 New York Ave NW
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AAAS Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1848
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AAAS Revenue

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AAAS's revenue was reported to be $107.13 m in FY, 2018 which is a 7.6% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

107.1m

Revenue growth (FY, 2017 - FY, 2018), %

7.6%

Gross profit (FY, 2018)

14.9m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2018), %

13.9%

Net income (FY, 2018)

(9.8m)

EBIT (FY, 2018)

(3.8m)

Cash (31-Dec-2018)

7.6m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

100.5m98.5m102.5m99.6m107.1m

Revenue growth, %

(2%)4%(3%)8%

Cost of goods sold

85.7m78.8m90.2m91.7m92.2m

Gross profit

14.8m19.7m12.2m7.9m14.9m
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

5.9m5.3m7.8m7.8m7.6m

Accounts Receivable

2.9m3.3m4.5m5.1m3.9m

Prepaid Expenses

2.3m2.8m2.5m2.6m2.6m

PP&E

58.0m57.5m57.9m55.7m53.8m
USDFY, 2014

Financial Leverage

1.4 x
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AAAS Operating Metrics

AAAS's Customers was reported to be 10 m in FY, 2016.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Customers

10 m10 m10 m

Affiliated Societies

250250250

Registered Journalists (EurekAlert)

11 k12 k12 k
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AAAS Revenue Breakdown

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AAAS revenue breakdown by business segment: 10.6% from Leasing, investments and other, 26.4% from Grants and other program support, 54.1% from Publishing and 8.9% from Member dues

AAAS Cybersecurity Score

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D

66/100

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AAAS Online and Social Media Presence

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AAAS Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    52/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    53/100

  • Compensation

    B+

    78/100

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AAAS News and Updates

ASU hosts AAAS annual meeting

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Salk Professors Susan Kaech and Alan Saghatelian named 2020 AAAS Fellows

LA JOLLA—Salk Professors Susan Kaech and Alan Saghatelian have been named 2020 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science . Kaech and Saghatelian are among 489 new AAAS Fellows who wer…

Five Berkeley top scholars named AAAS fellows

Sanjay Kumar (top left), Spencer Klein, Margaret Conkey, Robert Ritchie (bottom left) and Peidong Yang are the five Berkeley scholars elected to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.read more

Scientific Organization AAAS Names NREL’s Green a Fellow

Golden, CO, Nov. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Johney Green, an associate laboratory director at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

NYU Tandon Professor Named to Elite AAAS Fellowship

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) named Jin Kim Montclare, a professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, a 2019-20 AAAS Leshner Public Engagement...

Cricket Media® Writer Receives 2018 AAAS Kavli Gold Award

CHICAGO, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- MUSE contributor JEANNE MILLER has won the 2018 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Gold Award in the category of Children's Science News. Her winning article, "Fighting to the End," appeared in the October 2017 issue of MUSE Magazine, a publication of...
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AAAS Blogs

Salman Hameed: Spiral Galaxies and Spirituality

Salman Hameed: Spiral Galaxies and Spirituality cjenning Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:50 Author Matt Smith …

William P. Brown Explores Science and Religion

William P. Brown Explores Science and Religion cjenning Wed, 11/07/2018 - 11:44 Author Delia O'Hara …

AAAS Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was AAAS founded?

    AAAS was founded in 1848.

  • Who are AAAS key executives?

    AAAS's key executives are Julia J. MacKenzie, Marietta Damond and Quincy Brown.

  • How many employees does AAAS have?

    AAAS has 807 employees.

  • What is AAAS revenue?

    Latest AAAS annual revenue is $107.1 m.

  • What is AAAS revenue per employee?

    Latest AAAS revenue per employee is $132.7 k.

  • Who are AAAS competitors?

    Competitors of AAAS include eLife, Geek Girl Meetup and Beta-i.

  • Where is AAAS headquarters?

    AAAS headquarters is located at 1200 New York Ave NW, Washington.

  • Where are AAAS offices?

    AAAS has an office in Washington.

  • How many offices does AAAS have?

    AAAS has 1 office.