David He, Science Star & Music Enthusiast

Our July 2018 Spotlight features David He, an avid undergraduate researcher, and a University of Alberta undergraduate student pursuing a BSc in cell biology. Previously, David won the Alberta Regional Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge, and won a gold medal at the Canada Wide Science Fair. Beyond science and academics, David also plays the piano and the

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An Interview with Farhad Udwadia, Budding Bioethicist & Mentorship Advocate

Our March Leader in the Spotlight features Farhad Udwadia, a BA Economics graduate from McGill University, and a current Master of Bioethics student at Harvard Medical School. Farhad is a co-founder and executive director of AdviseMe!, a mentorship program at McGill, serves as a community organizer for the Neurofibromatosis Society of Ontario, volunteers for SocialSport,

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An Interview with Lorelei Baquiran, Youth Advocate & Undergraduate Researcher

Our first Spotlight of 2018 features Lorelei Baquiran, a fourth year Bachelor of Science (Honours) student at the University of Alberta. Lorelei has extensive leadership experience, and has served on the Executive Board of Directors for the Ainembabazi Children’s Project, and remains a Permanent Youth at Large for the Edmonton Youth Council Health and Wellness

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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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