Community Involvement

As a student and integrated member of society, I try to give back to the community through my leadership and participation in local organizations.

Bay Area Youth Society for Neuroscience

Bay Area Youth Society for Neuroscience

Monta Vista Student Representative (2015-2017)

What I do: I help Bay Area students further their interest in neuroscience by organizing fundraisers and events such as the Alzheimer’s walk and speaker seminars to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s research.

Website: http://www.bayareasfnyouth.org

My Role(s): 

  • July 2015 – present: Monta Vista student representative

Monta Vista Research Club

Monta Vista Research Club

President (2016-2017)

What I do: I help Monta Vista students in their personal scientific research by organizing a school-wide symposium, and help with one-on-one topic selection and experimentation. I ensure all active members participate in the local Synopsys Science Fair.

Website: http://mvresearchclub.com

My Role(s): 

  • 2016 – present: President & Director of Bioinformatics
  • 2015 – 2016: Treasurer & Secretary
  • 2014 – 2015: STEM tutor

Monta Vista Abacus Club

Monta Vista Abacus Club

President (2014 - present)

What I do: I host biweekly meetings for members to improve their accuracy of arithmetic calculations and increase their appreciation of Chinese/Japanese culture through school-wide arithmetic competitions in the context of practical arithmetic applications to modern technology.

Website: http://mvabacus.org

My Role(s): 

  • July 2014 – present: President and Founder

Monta Vista Neuroscience Club

Monta Vista Neuroscience Club

President (2016-2017)

What I do: I help Monta Vista students further their interests in neuroscience by providing topic-specific meetings (psychology, research, applications of neuroscience, etc.), Brain Bee competition training, and sheep brain dissections.

Website: http://mvneuroscience.com

My Role(s):

  • 2016 – present: President & Director of Research
  • 2015 – 2016: Co-president

Monta Vista Chinese Honor Society

Monta Vista Chinese Honor Society

Vice president (2016-2017)

What I do: I help Monta Vista students gain a deeper understanding of Chinese culture, by providing weekly tutorial sessions to struggling members and setting up a booth in cultural events such as the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

Website: http://mvchs.weebly.com

My Role(s):

  • 2016 – present: Vice-President
  • 2015 – 2016: Director of Membership