Maegan Chan

President

Currently studying: Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) / Master of Biomedical Engineering (Majoring in Mechatronics) [UNSW]

Favourite activity to do in YSA? My favourite activity to do within YSA is to volunteer at Science School

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? Chemistry, because the reactions that we observe are interesting, and I like fire

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating in YSA events? I enjoy baking, dancing and binging TV shows


Alina Ali

Vice President

Currently studying: Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)/ Bachelor of Education (Science) [USYD]

Favourite activity to do in YSA? My favourite activity to do within YSA is to volunteer at Science School

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? All sciences contribute to our current understanding of the universe

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating in YSA events? Reading, listening to music and playing social sports


Francis Zhang

Treasurer

Currently studying: Bachelor of Data Science and Decisions [UNSW]

Favourite activity to do in YSA? Volunteering for workshops and events

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? Mathematics because it applies to all sciences

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating in YSA events? Painting and bush-walking


Erin Humphries

Secretary

Currently studying: Masters of Research in the Faculty of Medicine and Health [USYD]

What is your favourite activity to do in YSA? Science stalls and workshops.

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? Chemistry because it links all the other sciences

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating at YSA events? I play tennis on the weekends and enjoy bushwalking in my spare time.


Celia Chen

Science Outreach Coordinator

Currently: Graduated from Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) and Science (Advanced) [USYD]

What is your favourite activity to do in YSA? The joys of facilitating science shows and camps and seeing the bright students light up when they see amazing science right in front of eyes.

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? All science, but personal favourite has to be chemistry. I fell in love with chemistry because in my mind chemical reactions are like an elegant orchestra, as molecules undergo harmonious and concerted movements to afford products that we use every day. Plus, chemistry has pretty colours and structures.

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating at YSA events? Aside from being in the lab doing some fabulous chemistry, I love gentle bushwalking, cycling and playing music.


Sabrina Jin

Science Outreach Coordinator

Currently studying: Mandatory Subjects + Food Technology and Accelerated maths

Favourite activity to do in YSA?
I’m not too sure since I haven’t been involved in many events at YSA yet

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? I enjoy probably biology the most because I find the concepts really interesting.

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating in YSA events? Cadets, dance, sketching and pastry/cake decorating classes!


Michelle Ding

Socials Coordinator

Currently studying: Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) – Mathematics and Physics [UNSW]

What is your favourite activity to do in YSA?
Volunteering and interacting with young and curious minds

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why?
Definitely maths and physics (not that I am biased:laughing:๐Ÿ˜†). Maths is the origin and the basis of science, whilst physics is the most direct application of Maths.

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating at YSA?
Singing, dancing and exploring all the aesthetic brunches around Sydney


Koy Silachan

Marketing Director

Currently studying: Bachelor of Science (Medical Science)/ Bachelor of Advanced Studies [USYD]

What is your favourite activity to do in YSA?
Volunteering at Science schools and events. They were a great opportunity to engage with young individuals about their passions in science

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why?
Biology, because it provides practical building blocks for a greater understanding and appreciation of living organisms, both big and small

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating at YSA?
Early morning sunrises, going on bushwalks with my dog and brunches


Skye Williams-Kelly

Immediate Past President

Currently studying: Bachelor of Data Science and Decisions [UNSW]

What is your favourite activity to do in YSA? Attend socials!

In your opinion, what is the best science, and why? Mathematics because itโ€™s very logical and solving problems is simultaneously fun and challenging.

What hobbies do you enjoy aside from participating in YSA events? Learning languages and Taekwondo