Jacqueline O’Hara

USA 2020

A biology and molecular engineering major at the University of California, Berkeley, Jacqueline O’Hara wants to eliminate the multitude of barriers to STEM for women and girls by creating a network of diverse, female students supported and mentored by dedicated public and private sector role models. Her goal is to close gender gap in the digital age, ensuring the future of STEM is equally represented with diverse perspective to support the vast advancements in this field that will impact lives globally.  

“The Eisenhower Fellowships Youth Leader Network grants a unique opportunity to observe and interact with an international network and help me understand my passion in terms of a global scale, utilizing cultures and different perspectives to create an integrated project with the ability to expand.”