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Celebrating the Academy’s Volunteer Ambassadors

Thank you to this year’s Academy Ambassadors, volunteers from our global network who are helping us amplify the importance of STEM on social media.

Published December 09, 2021

Celebrating the Academy’s Volunteer Ambassadors

If there is a key takeaway from this pandemic, it is that we need science and innovation to help develop solutions for our greatest challenges. At the New York Academy of Sciences, we celebrate the many ways those in our global community are advocating on behalf of science for the public good.

One group in our network, our Academy Ambassadors, have volunteered to amplify the importance of STEM on social media. This year, harnessing the power of their collective social media networks, our 81 volunteer Ambassadors helped the Academy by sharing inspirational and informative stories about students, scientists, and educators around the world. Ambassadors also shared information about virtual Academy programs, events, and opportunities that are accessible to people around the globe.

As the fifth year of our Ambassador program draws to a close, we wish to express how thankful we are for this community of volunteers.

Thank You to Our 2021 Ambassadors!

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2021 Academy Ambassadors

Bunmi Abioye

Comfort Adebayo

Neel Adwani

Kristine Agustin

Judy Albattal

Robert Alexander

Fátima Alonso

Ana María Amaya

Zainab Amini

Asrat Genet Amnie

Sanjana Anand

Urooj Ansari

Tomas Aparicio

Ragheb Ashar

Olutola Awosiku

Francis Ayombil

Shkar Aziz

Higewongel Belete Heyi

Lara Louise Bevan-Shiraz

Areez Bhanji

Esther Bistricer

Masroor Bukhari

Lauren E. Castellana

Aditya Chaudhary

Sabrina Chen

Rishabh Choudhary

Oumayma Es-saydy

NseAbasi Etim

Nsikak-Abasi Etim

NsikakAbasi Etim, Jr.

Anna Everette

Rupam Ghosh

Regina Goetz

Mallika Handa

Md Jonayed Hasan

David He

Nadine Hosny El Said

Rakshit Jain

Haruna John

Joshna Joseph

Mayuri Joshi

Milan Jovovic

Hemanth Surya Ganesh Kapa

Muneer Karama

Sunisth Kumar

Akhil Kumar

Charalampos Lazaris

Peter Leggat

Timothy Makanjuola

Gauri Mathur

Raunak Ranjan Mishra

Mohamed Mohamed

Nada Mostafa

Edwin Obaje

Patricia Joy Antonette Ortiz

Patrick Pallagi

Jade Karrie Palma

Arbana Pasholli

Prakhar Pranjwal

Hithesh Rai Purushothama

Aleef Rahman

Manasi Rajan

Ananiya Rastogi

Rahul Reddy

Nida Rehmani

Aarush Roy

Sandra Sánchez

Raktima Sengupta

Maria Iqbal Shah

Tina Sindwani

Sailesh Singh

Iulia Stanciu

Tanya Tani

Yee Chuen Gideon Tay

Dylan Tran

Haleema Ushaq

Stella Uzochukwu-Denis

Ashok Vaseashta

Yufeng Wei

Athena Yao

Rida Yumn Ahmed