Science Expo Welcomes New 2012-2013 Executive Members

Science Expo Aggressively Revs Up for 2013

TORONTO – SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 – Science Expo Youth Empowerment Group today announced the addition of River Jiang, Tony Ren, Sunny Li, Aayush Goel, Hamza Qamar, Wenche Cui, Sonia Huang, Hilary Pang, Maya Burhanpurkar, Naima Raza, Jessie MacAlpine, Sutina Chou, and Michael Liu to its 2012-2013 executive team.

Following their 2011-2012 year, Science Expo is striving to carry this momentum forward into the upcoming year. The organization has nearly tripled its executive in preparation for the implementation of an aggressive expansion plan for 2013. (more…)

What I’ve taken away from science fairs

My name is Brian Krug. I have been a member of Science Expo since our inaugural event in 2010. I’ve currently finished my first year in biology at McGill University, and I’m working in a biochemistry lab this summer on finding new drugs for certain types of cancer.

My journey into the world of science, technology, engineering and mathematics began around age 13 with an introductory book on genetics, which fascinated me with the capabilities of genetic engineering. I got involved in the regional science fair, the Waterloo-Wellington Science and Engineering Fair in grade 7, where I presented my project on the best ways to disinfect bacteria found in dishrags by microwaving. (more…)

Mission: Internship

Never have I interned for such a lively yet hardworking organization in my life.

Well, this was my first ever internship but I’m grateful to say that I’m one of the few who have had the pleasure of interning for Science Expo.

Ever since I saw that Facebook conversation in November 2011, I knew that I had to get involved with this organization. There’s this amazing TED talk, where the speaker said, “if you hire people who believe what you believe, they’ll work for you with blood and sweat and tears.”

That is pretty much how I felt about Science Expo.