Juliana Okonya

Juliana Okonya

Graduate Assistant

Julie graduated from Principia College with a bachelor degree in biology and a minor in sociology and anthropology. She received her master’s degree in environmental sciences at SIUE with an emphasis on environmental education in 2021. Related to this, she and STEM Center director, Dr. Locke, conducted research investigating how students from low-income communities of Kitengela, Kenya and Madison County, USA develop interest in STEM- and health-related careers. At the STEM Center, Julie worked on the STEM Center’s National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) project as a research assistant.