2019 Slate of Nominees


Arinjay studies emerging 'zoonotic' viruses and associated disease and immune response pathways. I am alsointerested in the concepts of One Health and public policy. He is looking forward to connecting STAN to the greater student population across Canada. LinkedIn 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, McMaster University

Arinjay Banerjee


She develops and delivers programs that engage youth and/or volunteers inmeaningful face-to-face and online experiences that increase interest, awareness and readiness ofCanadian youth for STEM-based careers and their roles as citizens in our increasingly STEM-infusedsociety. LinkedIn

Director, Youth and Volunteer Experience, Let's Talk Science

Isabel Deslauriers


Believes that by sharing our resources and best practices we can have an enormous impact on public understanding of the importance of science and technology, in a way that is far beyond the scope of any single organization. LinkedIn

Director of STEM Learning, Science World

Sandra L. Eix


Experienced biology researcher and educator. Skilled in Research, Science Communication, andLeadership. She is eager to lend her science communication skills to the board! LinkedIn

Programme Officer of Natural Sciences, Canadian Commission for UNESCO

Eleanor Haine-Bennett


Josephine’s passion is helping people (young and old) change their lives with the exploration of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Mathematics) through inquiry, learning and play. As Community Engagement Specialist at TELUS Spark (the Calgary Science Centre Society), Dr. Josephine leads public programming and partnership development for the Energy Transitions project. LinkedIn

Community Engagement Specialist, TELUS Spark

Josephine Tsang