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Eugenia Calvo Prieto is a current junior at Sha Tin College, Hong Kong. She is passionate about the biomedical sciences and the intersection between the social sciences and medicine. She enjoys pursuing these interests through scientific research and initiatives. Being an ambassador for Eunoia, she is able to raise awareness and educate others on various global health issues through writing, videos, podcasts and lessons.
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Sama Hesham is a self-motivated, aspiring student interested in pursuing a career in medical research. She has experience training in research labs and contributes to public health awareness by volunteering and organizing various campaigns in schools and university campuses. Sama is also interested in public speaking and educating individuals about the health issues facing our society. In her free time, she likes to learn new languages and read self-development books.
Tanisa Goyal is a student from Hong Kong with a passion for biomedical sciences. As an ambassador for Eunoia, she hopes to use the skills she has acquired through her experiences with community service, outreach and research to raise awareness about global health, whilst encouraging others to do the same!
Krrisha Patel is a high school junior in New Jersey. Her interests in global health primarily lie in health equity, cardiovascular health, epidemiology, cancer, and mental health. Her hobbies include playing tennis, swimming, reading research articles, and painting.
Aleicia Zhu is a high school student interested in medical biotechnology and healthcare economics. She pursues these interests with journalism and research. She plans on a medical career. She also enjoys reading and writing as another pathway to examine the human psyche.
Baala is a proud Nepali-American living in San Antonio, Texas. She is passionate about global health with a focus on medical law or anthropology! She works part-time as the Official Texas Book Fairy, a unique non-profit that promotes literacy and the love of reading. In her spare time, you can find her knitting and crocheting, reading maps (Yes, maps! She’s a huge geography nerd), watching historical dramas, or studying Latin!
Xuetao Wu is a junior at Belmont High School in Boston, MA. He has competed in numerous Model UN conferences with an interest in debate, public speaking, and politics. He has even started his own organization called ChenMUN to spread MUN to middle schoolers in his community. Outside of school, he enjoys carpentry and cartography.
Anna Lau is a junior at Dougherty Valley High School who is passionate about global health. In particular, she is interested in world hunger and poverty, as well as health equity and access to resources. Outside of biology, healthcare, and science, Anna can be found practicing speech and debate or running track.
Emily is from Japan and is currently a high school student at a boarding school in Massachusetts. She believes that public health issues are crucial as we need to face them, especially when going through a global pandemic that further left scars in marginalized communities. Emily also enjoys writing and reading about sociology!
Rissa Liu is a high school student at University High School in California. She is interested in studying cardiovascular diseases and reading anatomy-related books. In her free time, she often sketches on her sketchbooks, works on oil paints and plays tennis.
Soohong Jeon is currently a high school student at the Horace Mann School. He hopes to pursue a career in the medical field, especially in scientific research. As a founder of his medical club called Students in Medicine, he aspires to raise awareness of both urgent and relatively overlooked global health issues and also encourage others to do the same. Aside from his interest in public health issues, he enjoys reading science fiction and playing cello at the Manhattan School of Music.
Grace is currently a senior living in Michigan. She is greatly interested in global health, specifically the vast psychological effects on adolescents. Her favorite hobby is playing the cello. Grace hopes to peruse neuropsychology as a career.
Xuetao Wu is a high school student in Boston, Massachusetts. He is interested in public policy and has a passion for language learning. Outside of school, you can expect to see him honing his wood-crafting skills or working on his next digital art.
Anshika is a junior at Ravenwood High School. She is interested in medicine and has a passion for global health, including environmental issues and mental health. She would love to pursue a path in global health, specifically something neuroscience related. In her free time, she binge-watches sci-fi movies, plays piano and clarinet, and reads thriller books!
Soyeon Chin is a senior at Daewon Foreign Language High School, specializing in German. Soyeon is a keen environmental activist in her environmental activist group UMWELT and has initiated projects on reducing ocean plastic. Also a dedicated member of Two-for-one, she has mentored the descendants of North Korean defectors and led campaigns to raise awareness on Korea unification.
Anshi Purohit is a student at Richard Montgomery High School in Maryland, and she has a passion for psychology and creative writing. She's been published in several literary magazines and hopes to make the world a better place through her journalism. She enjoys reading and writing while drinking tea or coffee, listening to music, or just learning new things about the world!
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Chinedum Aguwa is interested in public health because she wants to prevent illnesses by informing our communities, especially marginalized populations, about how to improve their quality of life. She also enjoys writing, sewing, and traveling!
Eric is interested in studying medicine. He is a passionate and determined individual who believes in the importance of highlighting key public health issues, specifically mental health. Eric enjoys writing and playing basketball.
Reeya Sannake is a junior at Adams High School. She is passionate about global health and hopes to pursue a career in healthcare. She enjoys playing tennis and swimming. Her hobbies include dancing, reading, and volunteering.
Paul M. Lewis is a Medical Student at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College where he concentrated in Neurobiology with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. He has experience in diverse areas of global and public health having served as the Director of a program for underprivileged Native American youth, the President of a peer education group to promote holistic wellness, and the Community Education Chair of a drug and alcohol education group. Paul is the Founder of Harvard College VISION Global Health Society and the Global Health and Leadership Conference. He was a recipient of the Finley Fellowship from Harvard to spend a postgraduate year in Japan to learn about end-of-life care. While there, he helped found the International Young Researchers' Conference. Afterwards, he worked as a TMS Therapy Clinician at Dignity Brain Health to treat patients with Major Depressive Disorder. At Columbia University, he co-leads the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Allen O. Whipple Surgical Society, and the Global Health Organization. Additionally, Paul is a member of the Manly-Brickman Lab where he works with Drs. Jennifer Manly and Justina Avila-Rieger.
My name is Fara Bakare, I am 17 years old form Nigeria and the UK. I am interested in Global Health because I strongly believe every action we take has a domino effect globally so we must do our best to work together and unite as one world, one race, one body.
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Thomas is a high school junior from New Jersey that is passionate about public health. He has conducted research on machine learning and computer vision and presented it at international conferences. He is also deeply involved in public speaking and debate, as well as public policy and government. One of the issues Thomas is most passionate about in terms of global health is Alzheimer's disease, which is immensely tragic.