Previous K-12 Staff and Volunteers

Esmeralda Florida, K-12 Programs Student Assistant

Esmeralda Florida is currently a full time student at San Francisco State University where she is studying Civil Engineering. She supports outreach and education initiatives at Berkeley Lab through her management of BLISS Kits. As a Student Assistant, she has been able to learn about the different research areas at the Lab and work with the K-12 Program to connect with the local community.

Edith Lai, Digital Media Specialist

Edith Lai is a recent UC Berkeley graduate where she studied Public Health and Molecular Environmental Biology. As a student researcher, she is also passionate about science communication and outreach. She supports Berkeley Lab's K-12 initiatives by developing and managing communications content (such as this website!).

Ajayi Anwansedo , Graduate Intern / Program Coordinator

Ajayi is a PhD candidate in Science and Math Education at Southern University and A&M College. She also holds degrees in Business Information and Computer Science. Outside of the research, Ajayi has extensive knowledge and expertise in curriculum development and instructional design. Ajayi joined the team as the Program Coordinator for the inaugural Director's Apprenticeship Program.