Mentee Updates

Introducing Emma C.

Emma C. is a sophomore at The Buckley School in California and is the newest MiOra mentee ( She is passionate about a career as a medical doctor and in order to reach her goal she joined the Buckley Applied Science program where she is learning how to develop a scientific research project and critically read scientific journals. This year her Buckley Applied Science team received an honorable mention at the LA County Science Fair for their Ultimate Sustainable System, a self-sustaining aquaponics system. Emma is very interested in Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery. At MiOra, she started reviewing the medical literature on the advancements in Cardiothoracic Surgery. In her free time, Emma volunteers at the Hammer Museum where she supports their family programs, plays volleyball at Buckley and participates in numerous clubs and activities. Recently, Emma was invited to join the Buckley chapter of the National Honor Society (! If you’d like to learn more about Emma’s exciting journey or to make a donation to support her research, please visit us that

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