Jannatul is currently pursuing her master’s degree in environmental science at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville with a focus on technology and assessment. Her primary interests include soil contamination, demographics, and conservation. Through her academic life, she has gained extensive knowledge in these fields. Her main goal is to improve sustainability by enhancing the planet’s environmental conditions starting among local communities. She would also like to positively influence global environmental issues for the benefit of nature and the humans. As a graduate assistant at SIUE’s STEM Center, Jannatul is a program assistant for our YCITYSCI program, bringing citizen science to youth underrepresented in STEM in the St. Louis Metro East.