Meet Our Team

Ready for STEM volunteers are excited about STEM and aim to inspire more students from Newfoundland & Labrador to pursue life-long STEM learning. Our Squads work collaboratively with Ready for STEM partner organizations to bring their ideas for STEM-related promotion to life.

Program Coordinators

Anna Gosine
St. John's, NL
Anna
's reason for joining:
I was really lucky to grow up in a family of STEM professionals and people who supported me entering a STEM field, but I know not all people are so lucky. I wanted to find a way that we could inspire and engage K-12 students to get excited about STEM.
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Anna
John Ennis
St. John's
John
's reason for joining:
"While working in Texas, I saw the amazing work that Ericsson is doing with the Girls Scouts of America to promote STEM. This made me determined to bring this same excitement to the kids here, at home."
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John

SoFTware Developers

Zubair Mohumed
Calgary, Alberta
Zubair
's reason for joining:
- I love teaching and I liked the mission statement where I can help others gain interest in technology. Also the potential experience I could gain from volunteering.
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Zubair
Suren Margaryan
Armenia, Yerevan
Suren
's reason for joining:
- Because it is a great opportunity to gain volunteering experience while doing something I love and while giving something helpful to the society
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Suren
Albari Islam
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Albari
's reason for joining:
- I love computing and programming
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Albari
Munyaradzi Siyawamwaya
Hurure, Zimbabwe
Munyaradzi
's reason for joining:
- I want to impact my community with what I like, that is computer science
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Munyaradzi
Jay D. Patel
Mombasa, Kenya
Jay
's reason for joining:
- I love volunteering and interested in programming, which made me join Ready for STEM
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Jay
Thaer Shakhshir
St. John's, NL
Thaer
's reason for joining:
- Improve my skill set as well as contribute to the community
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Thaer
Samad Chan
Hyderabad, India
Samad
's reason for joining:
- C'mon, it had mathematics in it!
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Samad
Robin White
Frenchman's Cove, NL
Robin
's reason for joining:
- Get experience with software development before graduating
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Robin

STUDENT MENTORS

Victoria Pennel
Mount Pearl, NL
Victoria
's reason for joining:
"I'm passionate about science and engineering and excited about sharing knowledge and inspiring kids to explore STEM."
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Victoria
Rebecca Carolan
Logy Bay, NL
Rebecca
's reason for joining:
"I love science and engineering and would like to show school age kids how awesome STEM is."
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Rebecca
Nibras Birama
Hamilton, Ontario
Nibras
's reason for joining:
"To start volunteering and giving back to the community in a way I know how."
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Nibras
Nada Nasr
Cairo, Egypt
Nada
's reason for joining:
"I love engineering and I want to inspire others to join."
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Nada
Maribel Wu
Belize City, Belize
Maribel
's reason for joining:
"I'd like to gain experience volunteering for Ready for STEM."
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Maribel
Kaytlin Cole
Conception Harbor, NL
Kaytlin
's reason for joining:
"The mentors and STEM workshops that were available to me during my own K-12 schooling lead me to choose engineering and I wish to pass along this passion by being that mentor for the youth involved in this organization."
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Kaytlin
Jon Stone
Clarenville, NL
Jon
's reason for joining:
"I love STEM and introducing kids to new scientific topics and experiments and want to inspire others to get involved in STEM and find what interests them."
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Jon
Clara Phillips
St. John's, NL
Clara
's reason for joining:
"I love science and math, working/teaching kids, and want to encourage kids to do STEM!"
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Clara
Andrew Greenham
Comfort Cove-Newstead, NL
Andrew
's reason for joining:
"A reason I started engineering was because of an engineering student who told me about the program and showed me about its potential opportunities."
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Andrew
Abygail Pike
Mount Pearl, NL
Abygail
's reason for joining:
"I was interested in engineering at a very young age but there wasn't any support or information available regarding STEM programs so I'm excited to be a part of an organization working to reach that goal."
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Abygail

Media Directors

Success Aifuwa
Lagos, Nigeria
Success
's reason for joining:
- To teach and guide students
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Success

Community Leaders

Kelsey Smith
Conception Bay South, NL
Kelsey
's reason for joining:
- Opportunity to encourage others to try and experience programs in the science and engineering fields and to get involved with the community
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Kelsey
Amaan Merchant
Hyderabad, India
Amaan
's reason for joining:
"- Working with friends & Bring about real change in lives"
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Amaan
Shoumik Mugdho
Bogra, Bangladesh
Shoumik
's reason for joining:
- "Reasons: 1.STEM 2.STEM 3.STEM"
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Shoumik
Samuel Hanrahan
Spanish Room, NL
Samuel
's reason for joining:
Seen an opportunity to give children in my community an experience that I did not have growing up. Do to the location of my hometown, there were minimal STEM programs available and I am hoping to change that.
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Samuel
Jacob Critch
St. John's
Jacob
's reason for joining:
- Gain experience as a software developer, work with likeminded individuals, and work towards a good cause.
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Jacob
Courtney Harnum
St. John's, NL
Courtney
's reason for joining:
- I'm excited to join to directly interact with non-profits trying to inspire more youth to pursue STEM in their careers
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Courtney
Udit Kanda
New Delhi
Udit
's reason for joining:
- I was very excited to see that there was a STEM group at MUN because I was part of, and then lead, my highschool STEM team
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Udit