Francesca - Biomedical Sciences

Science Ambassador

Francesca holding up small plushy DNA strands up to her face as earingsYear: 4

Stream of study: Regular

Career goal: I'm hoping to pursue a career in medicine.

Favourite food: Filipino Food! Specifically a dish called Tocino

How I get involved: On campus I've been involved in the FEDS (now WUSA) Food Bank, I was a mentor for Science Mentorship Team, Team Captain for Science Orientation, a volunteer for the Science Outreach Program (Let's Talk Science), a volunteer for the UW Well-Fit and Stay-Fit Program (in the AHS Dept.) and was also the Co-President for the UW Pre-Med Club.

 

 

 

Why I love my program

I love my program because it challenges me academically and it has a focus on relevant subjects related to my career aspirations. Also, I love the flexibility in the program, specifically with regards to having the Spring Term off, because it gives me the opportunity to pursue volunteering opportunities, various extra-curricular opportunities and also gives me the time to study for professional school entrance exams.

Why University of Waterloo?

I'm originally from the Kitchener-Waterloo community! My family and I immigrated here in 2005, and this community's people, public services and resources have allowed my family to not only live in Canada but thrive as well.  I ultimately chose the University of Waterloo because I'm passionate about giving back to the community that has given my family and I so much, and I'm looking forward to possibly working here in the future as well.
 
Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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