An Interview with Niki Oveisi, UBC Science Leader

Our October Leader in the Spotlight features Niki Oveisi, a UBC Honours Biology student who is a driven leader in the community. In addition to co-founding the Smiles Without Limits Foundation, Niki serves as an editor for the STEM Fellowship Journal, and Managing Director of External Communications and Chair Member for the World Awareness Initiative,

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An Interview with Aneta Bajic, Law & Society Graduate

Our September 2017 Leader in the Spotlight features Aneta Bajic, a recent York University BA graduate from the Law and Society program. Aneta is a member of the Golden Key International Honous Society, and was a member of York’s Law and Society Student’s Association. In an insightful interview, Aneta shares her tips on improving oral

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Ryan Li, Serial Entrepreneur & Innovative App Developer

Our April Leader in the Spotlight features our Regional Ambassador, Ryan Li. Ryan is an accomplished high school student at the Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts, with a keen interest in entrepreneurship and volunteerism. Ryan has founded several organizations, including uNyte, PeaceofMind, Complaints to Solutions, and Project Sigma, which strives to share opportunities with

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Loukman Ghouti, Language Master & Renaissance Man

Our February Leader in the Spotlight features Loukman Ghouti, a Bachelor of Science student at Dalhousie University. Loukman is extensively involved within the community. He serves as a translator for newly arrived Syrian refugees, is a member of the National Youth Advisory Council of Canada and promotes mental health awareness. On campus, Loukman is a

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Mohammad Hossein Asadi Lari, STEM Advocate & Research Superstar

Our October Leader in the Spotlight is Mohammad Hossein Asadi Lari, an accomplished third year student in the Honours Cellular, Anatomical, and Physiological Sciences program at UBC. Through various initiatives, Mohammad shares his passion for science and research. Mohammad is a founding member of the STEM Fellowship, a youth-run non-profit organization that aims to enhance

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Sam Yang, Talented Pianist & Budding Entrepreneur

We are excited to feature National Young Leader mentor, Samuel Yang, for our September Leader in the Spotlight. Sam is a third year science student at the University of Alberta, who is heavily involved within the UofA and the greater Edmonton community.  Sam has served in various leadership roles for AIESEC Edmonton, which nurtures global

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Michelle Ly, Pharmacy Disciple and Healthy Living Devotee

We’re excited to feature our National Young Leader, Michelle Ly, in our August 2016 Leader in the Spotlight. Having developed an initial interest in pharmacy, Michelle has worked as a volunteer and as a pharmacy assistant in various pharmacies. She is entering her first year of the PharmD program at UBC. Aside from academics, Michelle

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Jacqueline Siu, Research Wunderkind & Community Catalyst

Our July 2016 Leader in the Spotlight features Jacqueline Siu, a new UBC BSc Honours Microbiology & Immunology graduate who will be pursuing a PhD in Transplantation Immunology at the University of Cambridge on a full scholarship. At UBC, Jacqueline was President of Shine On Music, which offers free music lessons to inner city students,

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Sirisha Valupadas, Debate Phenom & Business Enthusiast

Our June Leader in the Spotlight features Sirisha Valupadas, accomplished debater and recent University of Alberta graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biological Science and minoring in Political Science. Over the years, Sirisha has won 8 gold medals, 5 silver and 4 bronze medals in various Alberta Debate and Speech Association tournaments.

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Rebecca Rossi, Law & Politics Extraordinaire

Our May Leader in the Spotlight features Rebecca Rossi, a top Law & Society student at York University and an aspiring lawyer. Rebecca has received the Dean’s Recognition for being amongst the top 5 students in the Liberal Arts and Professional Studies Disciplines. In addition to extensive volunteering for various political campaigns, she has organized

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