International Ambassadors

Country Ambassadors are established leaders who work with ASM to foster collaboration and engagement at a national level. Young Ambassadors of Science are specifically charged with engaging students and early careers scientists worldwide. 

 

Country Ambassadors

Country Ambassadors are senior scientists that represent ASM in their home country, facilitating partnership and exchange with other scientists worldwide. There are currently 85 ASM Country Ambassadors.

  1. Responsibilities
  2. Benefits
  3. Eligibility
  4. Application Process

Responsibilities of Country Ambassadors:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with local institutions and organizations
  • Identify and assist ASM in responding to the needs of the local scientific community
  • Strengthen ASM’s global network of members

Ambassadors are elected to an initial 3-year term with an opportunity to be considered for one additional term

Benefits of being a Country Ambassador:

  • Opportunity to play a leadership role in ASM’s mission to advance microbiology worldwide
  • Prestige of being an official ASM representative to microbiologists in your country
  • Opportunity to network with other scientific leaders worldwide

Eligibility Requirements:

    • Have current ASM membership
    • Completed a PhD, or equivalent terminal degree in a microbiology-related field OR a graduate degree and 10 years post-academic experience
    • Published at least three microbiology-related paper in last 5 years
    • English (intermediate - advanced) proficiency
    • Able to commit 8 hours per month to Ambassador activities

Application Process for Country Ambassadors:

    • Applications should be submitted to ASM International Affairs via the International Online Applications website
    • Applications must include:
      • Curriculum Vitae
      • Years of ASM membership
      • Description of previous ASM activities
      • ASM and non-ASM meetings regularly attended
      • Membership in national, regional, and international scientific societies
      • Description of leadership in local scientific community
      • Area of scientific interest
      • List of agencies/ministries, organizations, universities, etc., where applicant has strong contacts
      • Letter of Intent explaining interest in position, relevant skills and experience
      • Action plan with their proposed activities in the Country Ambassador role
      • Nomination letter from an ASM member
      • Two additional references

      BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL COUNTRY AMBASSADOR

AFGHANISTAN
AFGHANISTAN
ANGOLA
Francisco-Angola
ARGENTINA
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ARMENIA
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AUSTRALIA
MelissaBrown-Australia
AUSTRIA
Allerberger-Austria
BANGLADESH
Firdausi Qadri - Bangladesh
BELGIUM
BELGIUM
BENIN
BENIN
BOTSWANA
BOTSWANA
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
CAMEROON
Jan Francis Akoachere- Cameroon
CANADA
Trevor Charles- Canada
CHILE
Marcelo-Lopez-Lastra-Chile
CHINA
CHINA
COLOMBIA
Maria Mercedes Zambrano - Columbia 3
CUBA
Fando-Cuba
CYPRUS
Tsaltas-Cyprus
CZECH REPUBLIC
VeronikaHola CzechRepublic
DEM. REP. OF CONGO
GhislainDisashi-DRC
DENMARK
LarsBogoJensen-Denmark
ECUADOR
Gabriel Trueba-Ecuador
EGYPT
Atef El-Gendy - Egypt
EL SALVADOR
Leonor Isabel Murillo de Linares - El Salvador
ETHIOPIA
KetemaBacha-Ethiopia
FINLAND
FINLAND
FRANCE
FRANCE
GEORGIA
Natalia Schublaze-Georgia
GHANA
GHANA
GREECE
Kostas- Greece
GUATEMALA
OlgaTorres Guatemala
GUYANA
Ede-Tyrell-Guyana
HUNGARY
Balogh-Hungary
INDIA (Eastern)
INDIA (Eastern)
INDIA (Northern)
INDIA (Northern)
INDIA (Southern)
INDIA (Southern)
INDONESIA
INDONESIA
IRAN
Masoud Haghkhah Iran
ITALY
Toniolo-Italy
JAMAICA
Paul Brown - Jamaica
JAPAN
Namazaki-Japan
KENYA
KENYA
LATVIA
Latvia-edit
LEBANON
Ghassan Matar  Lebanon
LIBERIA
LIBERIA
LITHUANIA
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MALAYSIA
MALAYSIA
MALI
InamoudYattara-Mali
MAURITIUS
MAURITIUS
MEXICO
Sohlenkamp-Mexico
MOROCCO
MOROCCO
MOZAMBIQUE
MOZAMBIQUE
MYANMAR
Thu-Myanmar
NAMIBIA
NAMIBIA
NEPAL
Prakash Ghimire - Nepal
NEW ZEALAND
NEW ZEALAND
NIGERIA
Ifeoma Enweani - Nigeria
OMAN
OMAN
PAKISTAN
Shahana Urooj Kazmi - Pakistan
PALESTINE
PALESTINE
PANAMA
PANAMA
PARAGUAY
Juana Ortellado de Canese - Paraguay
THE PHILIPPINES
Esperanza Cabrera - Philippines
PORTUGAL
MarioRamirez-Portugal
QATAR
SittinaElshafie-Qatar
RWANDA
LawrenceOsuwat-Rwanda
ST KITTS AND NEVIS
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
SAUDI ARABIA
Al-Judaibi-SaudiArabia
SENEGAL
SENEGAL
SERBIA
Dragoslava Radin - Serbia
SINGAPORE
Yunn-Hwen-Gan-Singapore
SOUTH AFRICA
SOUTH AFRICA
SPAIN
Figueras-Spain
SUDAN
Mohamed-Sudan
TAJIKISTAN
saidberg-tajikistan
TAIWAN
TAIWAN
THAILAND
Chanwit Tribuddharat- Thailand
TURKEY
TURKEY
UGANDA
FreddieBwanga-Uganda
UKRAINE
Vynograd - Ukraine edited
UNITED KINGDOM
Smith-UK
URUGUAY
URUGUAY
VENEZUELA
VENEZUELA
VIETNAM
Dung Ngo- Vietnam
YEMEN
Nagi Alhaj- Yemen

 

 

Young Ambassadors of Science

ASM Young Ambassadors of Science are dynamic young leaders, who represent ASM in their home country, facilitating networking, professional development, and collaboration to strengthen science globally. ASM Young Ambassadors mobilize the next generation of scientists to develop innovative approaches to meet the Grand Challenges in Science.

  1. Responsibilities
  2. Benefits
  3. Eligibility
  4. Application Process

Responsibilities of Country Ambassadors:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key institutions and organizations in the region
  • Identify and respond to the needs of the local microbiological community
  • Promote and explain the benefits of membership in ASM

Benefits of Young Ambassadors:

    • Prestige of being an official ASM representative
    • Opportunity to network with scientific leaders worldwide
    • Contribution to advancing microbiology to meet Grand Challenges

Eligibility of Young Ambassadors:

    • Have current ASM membership
    • Are in the process of obtaining or have obtained an advanced academic degree, within the past five years and are working in any of the microbiology disciplines
    • Have excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Experience using social media
    • Have demonstrated leadership in their scientific or academic community

Application Process for Young Ambassadors:

    • Applications should be submitted to ASM International Affairs via the International Online Applications website
    • Applications must include: curriculum vitae; ASM Member Number; ASM and non-ASM meetings regularly attended; area of scientific interest; membership in national, regional, and international scientific societies; a cover letter explaining the member's interest in becoming a Young Ambassador and highlighting relevant skills, education, or experience; and an action plan with their proposed activities in the Young Ambassador Role
    • Young Ambassadors are elected for an initial 1-year followed by a formal review and opportunity to extend their term for an additional 2 years
    • Important Dates
      • Application opens: January 1
      • Application closes: April 1
      • Applicants selected and notified: July 1

    BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL YOUNG AMBASSADOR

ARGENTINA
Patricio Acosta- Argentina
AUSTRIA
Nominee Hoenigl Martin-EDIT
BANGLADESH
Taufiqur Rahman- Bangladesh
BHUTAN
Dorji- Bhutan
BOTSWANA
Moses Vurayai-Botswana
BRAZIL
Maria Carolina Quecine- Brazil
CAMEROON
Emilia Lyonga-Cameroon Update
CANADA
Subba Rao Chaganti-Canada
CHAD
AdawayeChatte ChadEDIT
CHILE
CeciliaSValenzuela ChileEDIT
CHINA
Wenzong Liu- China
COLOMBIA
Zulma Suarez picEDIT
CROATIA
TomislavMestrovic-Croatia
CZECH REPUBLIC
Robert Kadlec-Czech Republic
DEM. REP. OF CONGO
Jean Paul Olish Ndjum- Democratic Republic of Congo
EGYPT
Enas Newire- Egypt
ETHIOPIA
Negga Abera-Ethiopia
FRANCE
JeanFrancoisCarod-France
GEORGIA
MariamBeridze-Georgia
GERMANY
Dirk Tischler-Germany
GHANA
LABasing GhanaEDIT
GUYANA
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HONG KONG
Yu Xia- Hong Kong
INDIA
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IRAN
YoungAmbassador-Iran-AmirSeyedmousavi
IRAQ
IraqiYA 2-edit
ITALY
AntonellaAmore ItalyEDIT
KENYA
John Njeru- Kenya
MALAWI
Dikani Salema- Malawi
MALAYSIA
KKTee YA-Malaysia copyEDIT
MONGOLIA
Khosbayar Tulgaa- Mongolia
MOZAMBIQUE
DelfinoVubil-Mozambique
MYANMAR
Sann Sanda- Myanmar
NAMIBIA
VincentNowaseb NamibiaEDIT
NEPAL
Shyam Dumre- Nepal
NEW ZEALAND
Ron Xavier- New Zealand
NIGERIA
Samuel Eziuzor-Nigeria update
PAKISTAN
Samreen Sarwar-Pakistan
PANAMA
Ednner Victoria-Panama
PARAGUAY
Laura Acevedo-Paraguay
THE PHILIPPINES
Reuel bennettThe Philippines Updated
POLAND
Joanna Karczewska-Golec-Poland update
PORTUGAL
Diogo Proença-Portugal
SOUTH AFRICA
TimothyPhihlela SouthAfricaEDIT
SUDAN
Ahmed Grieballa-Sudan
SWEDEN
EwaBukowskaFaniband-Sweden
THAILAND
SuthatSaengchoowong-Thailand
TOGO
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TURKEY
Fatma Özen
UNITED KINGDOM
Michael Hornsey- United Kingdom
URUGUAY
PaolaScavone Uruguay EDIT
YEMEN
Yemen edit
ZIMBABWE
Michael Moyo- Zimbabwe

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