What AEOP program(s) did you participate in?
Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS)
What are you doing now?
I am a graduate student in Mechanical Engineering and will be starting a career as a patent agent this fall.
What are the best things about the program(s) in which you participated?
JSHS gave me the opportunity to gain strong research skills, confidence in public speaking and courage to explore anything I wanted to. I met so many inspiring students, advisors and industry professionals in this program who encouraged me to work hard and pursue my greatest dreams.
Why are you excited to be on the AEOP Alumni Leadership Council?
I am excited to be on the AEOP Alumni Leadership Council so that I can share my own STEM experience with others to encourage exploration, discovery and innovation. I look forward to giving back to a program that had such a meaningful impact in my life!