Roslin Chen

2018
Schulich Leader

University of Ottawa
Science
Program

High School: Sir Winston Churchill S.S.

Nominated by Martha Hunt

St. Catharines, ON

What undergraduate program are you enrolled?
 
Environmental Science
 
What is your favourite inspirational quote?
 
“Creative people have no barriers. Ultimately, it's connecting with human beings. There's just one planet. I don't see it as different countries” - Aamir Khan
 
What is a little known fact about you?
 
I was an assistant researcher at Brock University in high school, working alongside an Earth Sciences professor researching environmental changes of Walden Pond, Massachusetts over the course of 12000 years. I am a coauthor of a published abstract on our findings.
 
Why do you make a great Schulich Leader?
 
Learning and exploration are two things I am very passionate about. I have had many leadership and research experiences in areas of STEM. With these experiences, I am ready to share my interests and lead our generation and the next to become innovators. My curiosity about the wonders of our world that have not yet been discovered makes me strive to explore them. Our world has had immense progress in the STEM fields. I have a positive outlook on what our generation can contribute to the changing society, and I hope to lead and be part of these contributions. With my passion for community involvement, ambition, and never-ending love for learning and exploration, these are the reasons why I believe I would make a great Schulich Leader.

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