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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

  • Nadia Bragagnolo

    Nadia Bragagnolo Let’s Talk Science Online and Outreach volunteer at the University of Toronto – St. George

    “Whenever I’m teaching others, I’m reminded of Canada 2067 and how it showed me that different people require many different things from their environment to be able to learn effectively.”

    Read more about Nadia Bragagnolo
  • Aneeq Qayyum

    Aneeq Qayyum Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at the University of Victoria

    “One of the reasons I volunteer is to bring my enthusiasm and perspective on the 'E' in 'STEM'. I hope to inspire as many students as I can to pursue a degree in one of those fields.”

    Read more about Aneeq Qayyum
  • Jennifer Lord

    Jennifer Lord Let’s Talk Science Outreach volunteer at the University of New Brunswick, Saint John campus

    Jennifer’s unforgettable moment with Let’s Talk Science involved inspiring a young girl to think about a future career in forensics through our Crime Lab workshop!

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  • Mitaali Taskar

    Mitaali Taskar Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at McGill University

    Mitaali became a Let’s Talk Science volunteer to share her passion for science and inspire a new generation of scientists!

    Read more about Mitaali Taskar
  •  Emily O’Donnelle

    Emily O’Donnelle Volunteer for Let’s Talk Science Outreach at the Université de Moncton

    As an aspiring teacher and volunteer, Emily has become a more confident presenter through volunteering and enjoys inspiring youth with fun science and math activities!

    Read more about Emily O’Donnelle
  • Portia Kalun

    Portia Kalun Let’s Talk Science Volunteer at McMaster University

    Portia has volunteered with Let’s Talk Science for 5 years and enjoys seeing the excitement of kids when they participate in fun, hands-on activities!

    Read more about Portia Kalun