Aida has been an AESA Member since 2017. Outside of the STEM Academy, she is heavily involved in AESA’s Science Olympiad and Conference/Expo committees. She Graduated from University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences in 2015. Currently, she’s a PhD Candidate at the USC Neuroscience Graduate Program. She is passionate about mentoring college students in research as well as inspiring young students to follow a scientific path. She is looking forward to working with the AESA STEM Academy students and team to inspire and train the next generation of scientists and engineers.