In this talk, Caroline Nickerson will explore the transformative potential of citizen science on improving and diversifying the realm of science and community advocacy. To do this, we will delve into the design of SciStarter and learn to use it for your own interests. SciStarter is a globally acclaimed, online citizen science hub where thousands of projects are made searchable. The organization engages members through professional training, and original content across syndicated blogs, a podcast, weekly events on Zoom, a bi-monthly newsletter, bi-monthly emails to members, social media and a YouTube channel. SciStarter hosts an active community of more than 170,000 registered SciStarter members and millions of additional site visitors. In this talk, we will shed light on the power of citizen science and also emphasize the public's role in fostering innovation and enhancing scientific methodologies for a more inclusive and dynamic scientific landscape. Come ready to learn and to make a real impact on active science research.