WiSE Student Ambassadors

UB women in science and engineering student ambassadors pose with the UB horns up hand gesture.

Our WiSE Student Ambassadors are here to answer your questions about the WiSE program, getting involved on campus, and their respective STEM majors. 

Contact an Ambassador

Reach out to any of our ambassadors with questions you may have about life at UB, your major, living in Buffalo, and more. Click on each student's name below to learn more about our ambassadors.

  • Amarachi Akabogu
    2/5/24
    Major: Public Health
    Expected Graduation: May 2025
    Hometown: 
    Bronx, New York
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: Erie Niagara Area Health Education Center Scholar, Multi-Cultural Club, Cultural Liaison
  • Arielle Arbel
    2/5/24
    Major: Biochemistry, Minors in Psychology and Society, Medicine, and Health
    Expected Graduation: May 2026
    Hometown: New City, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: Communications Chair for the Women's Healthcare and Wellness Association Club (WHWA)
    Other: Undergraduate researcher, TA

    Contact Arielle
  • Jasmine Epps
    2/5/24
    Major: Biomedical Engineering
    Expected Graduation: May 2024
    Hometown: Long Island, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: Secretary of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), WISE STEM Outreach Mentor
    Other: Undergraduate researcher, RA

    Contact Jasmine
  • Hope Johnson
    2/5/24
    Major: Mathematics
    Expected Graduation: May 2025
    Hometown: Syracuse, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: Alpha Kappa Chi member
    Other: First generation college student

    Contact Hope

  • Kaly Lin
    2/5/24
    Major: Biological Sciences
    Expected Graduation: 2025
    Hometown: Buffalo, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: President of the Multicultural Club, President of the Creative Arts Club, Secretary of the Undergraduate Society of Bioethics and Medicine, member of the Organization of Arab Students, member of the Pre-Physician Student Association
    Other: First generation college student

    Contact Kaly
  • Brianna Mateus
    2/5/24
    Major: Civil Engineering
    Expected Graduation: May 2026
    Hometown: 
    New Rochelle, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: EAS199 Student Leader, Sub-board for Engineers for a Sustainable World 
    Other: Undergraduate researcher

    Contact Brianna
  • Catherine O'Brien
    2/5/24
    Major: Mechanical Engineering
    Expected Graduation: May 2025
    Hometown: Poughkeepsie, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Leadership Roles and Activities: EAS199 Student Leader, FRN volunteer, project management intern
    Other: First generation college student

    Contact Catherine
  • Holliday Sims
    2/5/24
    Major: Computer Science
    Expected Graduation: May 2024
    Hometown: 
    Albany, NY
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Other: Undergraduate researcher, RA

    Contact Holliday

Don't see your academic major of interest here?

Contact us at ubwise@buffalo.edu. The WiSE Program Director is happy to connect you with a WiSE member in your major of interest.