Announcing the backgrounds and successes of each Regeneron 2020 candidate
Young Adult (18-35)
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Nathan intends to major in mathematics and credits his mentor for giving him the independence to discover things for himself. He believes it is important for students to have similar opportunities to explore beyond the classroom. Olivia speaks fluent, Russian and was the vice president of her school's national spanish Honor Society. Her mantra is resilience and optimism, and she believes that while science can be intimidating, she would never have found her passion if she was too afraid to try. Helena has served as the President and Strategy Director of Coder Girls and International Computer Science nonprofit, with 43 chapters in over 10 countries. While she doesn't have a specific dream job in mind, she aspires to spread as many smiles as she can.