BEHINDTHESTEAHM FOUNDER

De'Marcus Robinson
A native of Atlanta Georgia, and gradaute of Florida A&M University, De'Marcus is currently a PhD student at UCLA and a member of Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity Inc., He is an advocate of social & environmental justice .
His motto:
 
"People are capable at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of" -The Alchemist

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Steve Dunwoody

Public Affairs Consultant/Advisor 

Richard Schulterbrandt Gragg PhD

Florida A&M University School of The Environment

President 

National Technical Association 

EVENT COORDINATORS

Venezia Ramirez

Coordinator/Marketing/Moderator

(She/hers) Born and raised in South Los Angeles. Venezia is pursuing a B.S. in Environmental Science at UCLA and is an early-career fellow within the UCLA Center for Diverse Leadership in Science. She is passionate about community engagement, environmental justice/racism, and emphasizes the importance of diversifying the sciences.

E-mail: ramirezvenezia@g.ucla.edu

DJ Yousavich 

Coordinator/Moderator 

 DJ is a PhD student at UCLA studying deep sea chemistry and microbiology. He received his MS in geology from Cal State LA where he studied green engineering solutions to heavy metal pollution. He is involved in several reclamation and restoration efforts in the Los Angeles area and is passionate about environmental justice, science communication, and community engagement.

Email:  yousavdj@g.ucla.edu

Allen Pettigrew

Coordinator/Marketing

Bio coming soon!

Ashlyn Ford

Coordinator

Is a PhD student at UCLA studying Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. More specifically her research involves assessing the health of marine ecosystems and evaluating how infectious diseases are impacting different aspects of marine communities. She received her BS in Environmental Science at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in 2017. 

Email: Ashlynford@g.ucla.edu

Erick Zerecero

Technician Assistant 

Bio coming soon!

Daryl Michelle

Coordinator/Marketing

Bio coming soon!

Tiara Wicks

Coordinator/ Website Manager/ Moderator

Tiara is a senior at Carnegie Mellon University in the B.S Business Administration degree program with a concentration in Business Technology.  Her main interests are entrepreneurship, business analytics, engineering, and performing arts. Currently, she is building two small business and conducting health care analytics research.

Email: wicks.tiara@gmail.com

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