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Featured Volunteers

Featured Volunteers

Our volunteers are talented post-secondary students, industry experts, faculty, staff and online volunteers who are dedicated to inspiring youth to engage in STEM across Canada.

Learn more about our incredible volunteers below.

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Meet Our Volunteers

  • Anikka Swaby

    Anikka Swaby Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at McGill University

    Anikka was the recipient of the 2022 Let's Talk Science National Volunteer Award and led the development of a new activity at her site called Good Gut Bacteria.

    Read more about Anikka Swaby
  • Jen Baron

    Jen Baron Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at UBC Vancouver

    Jen aims to empower youth from diverse backgrounds to visualize and pursue STEM careers and finds working in classrooms exciting and fun!

    Read more about Jen Baron
  • Erin Smith

    Erin Smith Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Ottawa

    Erin enjoys working with students, coming up with creative ways to teach science and working with other volunteers at Let’s Talk Science!

    Read more about Erin Smith
  • Mahesh Rachamalla

    Mahesh Rachamalla Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Saskatchewan

    Mahesh is inspired and motivated by the joyful faces and excitement of kids as he leads activities with them.

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  • Alanna Parker

    Alanna Parker Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at the University of Waterloo

    “The chance to be able to provide workshops to students from my town and being able to share my passion with them was super inspiring to me.”

    Read more about Alanna Parker
  • Janine Dicks

    Janine Dicks Let’s Talk Science Donor Volunteer from ExxonMobil Canada

    “I am inspired every time I see a student glowing from excitement when they talk about how much they enjoy STEM topics, take part in an experiment or learn a new fact!”

    Read more about Janine Dicks