Letters to a Pre-scientist Pen-Pal Program

Nov 2023 - Present

  • Engage in regular correspondence with a pre-scientist student at an urban high school primarily serving low-income, diverse, and disadvantaged youth, including a significant number of English Language Learners and students with learning disabilities.
  • Actively contribute to fostering interest in STEM among youth facing socioeconomic and educational barriers, promoting STEM education and literacy in a community marked by limited resources and academic opportunities.

Research Mentor and Project Supervisor

Jun 2023 - Aug 2023, Medicine4Youth Organisation

  • Provided expert consultation to 33 teams of high school and undergraduate students on best practices in STEM research and academic writing.
  • Advised on the development and execution of research methodologies tailored to review articles, ensuring robust academic rigour.
  • Served as the principal advisor in overseeing the end-to-end process of research article creation, from conceptualisation to final submission.

STEM Ambassador

Feb 2017 - Dec 2020, STEM Learning UK

  • Led workshops and hands-on activities, and shared my professional experiences, with the ultimate goal of breaking down the barriers that often deter students from pursuing STEM fields.
  • Organised and facilitated engaging STEM workshops for over 500 students.
  • Collaborated with teachers to develop curriculum-aligned STEM activities.

Student Ambassador

Feb 2017 - Jun 2018, Marketing and Recruitment Office at the University of Glasgow

  • Provided campus tours and addressed queries of prospective students and parents.
  • Assisted in organising and executing university open days and other marketing events.

Retail and Customer Service Volunteer

Sep 2014 - Dec 2014, Barnardo's Charity, Glasgow

Handled multiple roles from managing the retail store front, sorting and organising donations, to interacting with customers and ensuring their satisfaction.