Hunter is a 4th year iBioMed student in HESE at McMaster, and is super excited to be a program instructor at Venture Academy! Hunter loves that his program is so interdisciplinary and gives the opportunity to innovate new health solutions that will change the face of patient care. In his free time, Hunter enjoys golfing, cooking and reading. Hunter can’t wait to meet all the campers this summer!
Jaan is going into her fourth year of Chemical and Bioengineering and cannot wait to engage with youth as her role as an Instructor! What Jaan loves most about her program is that she is able to see how courses like anatomy and cell biology intersect with core chemical engineering courses. The engineering program has also taught Jaan how to think outside of the box and step outside of her comfort zone in the best way possible! Jaan’s personal interests include painting, drawing, fashion and hiking.
Shelby is a 4th year McMaster Biotechnology student currently working as the new Co-Director of Venture Academy this summer. It is through this experience that she hopes to enhance her leadership skills as well as through this position, continue to build up Venture Academy and introduce youth from all walks of life to STEM based fields. Outside of academics Shelby enjoys cooking and playing rugby! She has a passion for chemistry and working with polymers and hopes in the future to obtain a Masters in Applied Science specializing in organic chemistry and polymerization!
Emma is a 4th year Engineering Physics and Society student currently working as a Co-Director of Venture Academy. Emma has previously worked as an instructor and project developer and is passionate about all the different initiatives of Venture Academy. She is excited to be able to continue to grow this program to introduce more youth to exciting and amazing aspects of STEM. Academically, she loves learning about new and emerging physics topics as well as designing electrical circuits. Outside of school Emma enjoys reading, going on hikes, baking, and learning more about computer programming. Emma is very excited to meet all the campers (both virtually and in-person) this summer!