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Graduate Student Ambassador (2019 - Present)
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Provide free criminology and forensic science
workshops for local high schools.
STEM Youth Outreach (2018 - Present)
Science World, Vancouver
Design and deliver STEM workshops for elementary and secondary school students across British Columbia (SIS program).
Provide science shows as part of Science World's Bodyworks Exhibit (MAS program).
Guest speaker and emcee for special STEM events (LGBT2S+ STEM Day, Wonder Women Network, Girls in STEAM, etc.)
Non-Profit Board Member (2018 - 2019)
Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology
Quadrupled SCWIST’s flagship Ms. Infinity programming, reaching 9,600 participants (incl. 3,200 girls and 1,100 indigenous persons).
Managed $200,000 NSERC PromoScience Grant, 12-member committee, 120+ volunteers, incl. organizing 30+ events.
Restructured award adjudication process to make scholarship program more accessible to students in non-traditional programs.
Contributed to long-term strategic planning, spoke at 6 public functions as a director, and served on the BC Symbiosis STEM mentoring network.
Wrote grants and secured $6,000 in new funding ($5,000 in grants and $1,000 from donors) to ensure the longevity of youth programming.
Travel across BC and to Indigenous communities to deliver all-day STEM events and workshops
Feel free to contact me if you have questions about outreach.
If you are seeking resources, I am happy to make recommendations and/or connect you to local non-profit organizations in BC.