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Shaughnessy Naughton

Shaughnessy Naughton is an entrepreneur and chemist with a passion for understanding science in our daily lives. Shaughnessy got involved in politics out concern for the future of science in the United States. In 2014, she ran for Pennsylvania’s 8th Congressional District. Shaughnessy founded 314 Action to energize the scientific community to advocate for science and engage politically. That means run for office, organize and demand representatives stand with science. Science is and should be above politics, but many politicians take anti-science positions. 314 Action is resisting by ensuring like-minded, problem-solving engineers and scientists have a seat at the table.