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About The Shoulders of Giants

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In 1676, Isaac Newton, one of the most influential mathematicians and scientists of all time, famously wrote:

"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants."

—  Isaac Newton

The Shoulders of Giants, Inc. (TSoG) is a nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organization founded in 2013 on a vision that world-class science education should be available to all students of all ages. Since 2015, The Shoulders of Giants has offered an immersive, ongoing mentorship program for dedicated students who would like the opportunity to study more closely under the guidance of Dr. Steven J. Foland. This program is designed to provide middle and high school students with a broad foundation of knowledge and skills across science and engineering disciplines, help them gain experience working and communicating in a professional environment, and encourages them develop the study habits necessary to achieve success at the university level and beyond.

In 2018, we began working toward making this world-class program available to students anywhere in the world by developing the online infrastructure and global community necessary to support this effort. Now, students of all ages can join Dr. Foland and the rest of the TSoG community as they embark on their own personal journey toward excellence in science, engineering, and mathematics.


To share the thrill of scientific discovery.


To strengthen communities by providing future leaders with a firm foundation in mathematics, science, and engineering.

About Our Leadership

Please see our Meet the Team page for profiles of each of the talented members of The Shoulders of Giants' leadership.

Dr. Steven J. Foland

Contact Us

For general inquiries, please use the Chat Application in the bottom right corner of this page. More in-depth discussions are best initiated after applying for an Account.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please fill out the form on our Corporate Sponsorship page or directly email your inquiries to:

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