Community College Outreach PartnershipFrom June 2020
Working with Chemistry professors to establish a partnership between the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with an existing community college outreach organization to provide mentorship and an avenue of opportunities for community college transfer students.
Kitchen ScienceMay 2020
I prepared and presented a remote 1-hour talk on surface wettability to a group of high school students and teachers from the local community with a team of graduate students.
Univision Education Fair is one of the largest education fairs in the nation that promotes STEM education for Latinos. This year's Univision Education Fair was held at East Los Angeles College.
In Univision 2018, I helped run a booth at Cal State Northridge for thousands of youth and families attending the event.
I mentored a group of high school students to compete in the annual Nanovation Competition at CNSI. My group suggested adding silicon-based nanoparticles into water filters to specifically target microplastics; they won second-place and won a $1000 prize.
Bell Gardens High SchoolDecember, 2019
I went with a bunch of other graduate students to the Bell Gardens high school to talk about various nanoscience workshops and talk about going into STEM careers.
I participated in the 11th and 10th annual Exploring Your Universe event and helped set up a booth about sound and light waves (called Illuminating the World of Molecules), where more than 7000 students and their families come to UCLA to explore scientific concepts in a fun and engaging environment.