I am an international student from South Africa currently studying towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. I am especially interested in the health aspects of Biochemistry - such as drug synthesis and the manner in which different molecules interact with cells in the human body. I aim to one day complete a doctorate degree in the field and pursue a career as a pharmaceutical research scientist.
Previously worked as a Peer Assisted Learning Facilitator on campus for an introductory general chemistry class. Facilitated discussion between students during PAL sessions to help them better understand material which had been covered in class. Planned PAL sessions to include activities which promoted understanding whilst also being entertaining. I was responsible for writing a report for each session; detailing materials which were covered and activities which were performed. Aided Dr. Broome in explaining concepts and troubleshooting...
The University of Southern Mississippi - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Peer Assisted Learning Facilitator
2016 - 2016
Responsible for hosting PAL sessions twice per week. Tasked with facilitating discussion amongst students attending PAL sessions to strengthen their understanding of lecture material. Aided professor in explaining concepts to students during inverted lectures. Met with professor weekly to discuss student progress and areas of concern.
Umvoti Polocrosse Club, Public Relations Officer
2014 - 2014
Composed sports articles for submission to the local newspaper. Photographed sporting events and provided images to local paper and shared images on social media. Created advertisements to promote home games.
Thembalethu: Our Hope, Volunteer
2013 - 2013
Volunteered as a daycare assistant at a local community creche. Offered mathematics tutoring to rural high school students.