Maysoon Lehmeidi is passionate about creating opportunities for students to get hands on learning experiences with a focus on girls and underrepresented students in STEM. She spearheaded Boz Institute’s partnership with UCSD Extension to deliver the scientific research immersion program to pre-college students. As a Program Manager at UC San Diego Extension in the Education and Community Outreach Department, Maysoon oversees the development the Academic Connections, Research Scholars, and the Global Environmental Leadership and Sustainability education programs.
Maysoon’s eight plus year career at UC San Diego includes providing direction for the State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) with the Jacobs School of Engineering and developing continuing education for biotechnology professionals with the Division of Biological Sciences.
Maysoon earned her B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from UC San Diego and M.S. in Economics from Boston University.