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Veronica Armour

Director, IDEA

Abigail Kucks

Program Coordinator

Graduate Research Specialists

Zainab Najeeb

Graduate Research Specialist

Student Workers

Scott Rubin

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Scott is an undergraduate junior pursuing a B.S. at the Rutgers Business School majoring in Business Analytics and Information Technology. He's an active member of IDEA and is the Co-Founder & Project Manager for the newly founded Rutgers Design for America Chapter. Scott is also CEO of BabySafe Health, a startup focusing on decreasing racial health disparities within infant mortality by utilizing innovative technologies. Scott is a team leader that utilizes agile design thinking skills in solving complex problems.

Chelsea Comas

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Cami Tortajada

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Claudia Santacruz

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Jasmine Yoon

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Jasmine is a Junior here at Rutgers University studying Biological Science and Plant Science. Throughout the years she has become more passionate about laboratory sciences and its application for the environment. In the future, Jasmine hopes to work in a lab that allows her to combine her passion for plants, space, and conservation! 

Arsley Jimenez

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Giuliana Evangelista

Social Media Assistant

Thaquib Ahammed

Website Technician