ASM Ambassadors

Country Ambassadors are established leaders who work with ASM to foster collaboration and engagement at a national level. 
International Young Ambassadors of Science and U.S. 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 91 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
Argentina Gabriel Gutkind
ARMENIA
Armenia Karen Trchounian
AUSTRALIA
MelissaBrown-Australia
AUSTRIA
Allerberger-Austria
BANGLADESH
Bangladesh Md Abul Kalam Azad
BELGIUM
BELGIUM
BOTSWANA
BOTSWANA
BRAZIL
BRAZIL
CAMEROON
Cameroon  Hortense Gonsu
CANADA
Canada Christine Szymanski
CHILE
Claudia Saavedra Chile
CHINA
CHINA
COLOMBIA
Colombia Jorge Gomez Marin
COTE D'IVOIRE
Ouattara Gbossouna
CROATIA
Croatia Igor Jurak
CYPRUS
Tsaltas-Cyprus
CZECH REPUBLIC
VeronikaHola CzechRepublic
DEM. REP. OF CONGO
GhislainDisashi-DRC
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Dominican Republic Modesto Cruz
ECUADOR
Ecuador Antonio Machado
EGYPT
Egypt Sayed Abdelwahab
ESTONIA
Estonia Vijai Kumar Gupta
ETHIOPIA
KetemaBacha-Ethiopia
FINLAND
FINLAND
FRANCE
FRANCE
GEORGIA
Georgia  Magda Metreveli
GHANA
GHANA
GREECE
Greece Katherine Pappas
GUYANA
Ede-Tyrell-Guyana
HONG KONG
Hong Kong Frederick Leung
HUNGARY
Balogh-Hungary
INDIA (Eastern)
INDIA (Eastern)
INDIA (Northern)
INDIA (Northern)
INDIA (Southern)
INDIA (Southern)
INDONESIA
INDONESIA
IRAN
Iran Amir Seyedmousavi
IRAQ
Lubna AL Zubaidi Iraq
ITALY
Italy Mauro Pistello
JAMAICA
Jamaica Patience Bazuaye Alonge
JAPAN
Japan Kiyofumi Ohkusu
JORDAN
Jordon Suhaila Al Sheboul
KAZAKHSTAN
Riza ikranbegiin Kazakhstan
KENYA
KENYA
LEBANON
Lebanon Ziad Daoud
LIBERIA
LIBERIA
LITHUANIA
couLITHUANIAntry
MALAWI
Malawi Isaac Shawa
MALAYSIA
MALAYSIA
MEXICO
Mexico Gabriela Olmedo Alvarez
MOROCCO
MOROCCO
MOZAMBIQUE
Joaquim Rafael Mozambiqu
MYANMAR
Thu-Myanmar
NAMIBIA
NAMIBIA
NEPAL
Nepal Shishir Gokhale
NEW ZEALAND
NEW ZEALAND
NIGERIA
Nigeria Kehinde Eniola
OMAN
OMAN
PAKISTAN
Pakistan Erum Khan
PALESTINE
PALESTINE
PANAMA
PANAMA
PARAGUAY
unknown ambassador
THE PHILIPPINES
Philippines Joel Cornista
POLAND
Joanna Karczewska Golec POLAND
PORTUGAL
Portugal Paula Morais
QATAR
SittinaElshafie-Qatar
RUSSIA
Russia Marina Karakozova
RWANDA
LawrenceOsuwat-Rwanda
ST KITTS AND NEVIS
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS
ST LUCIA
St Lucia Sambasivaro Yaragalla
SAUDI ARABIA
Al-Judaibi-SaudiArabia
SCOTLAND
Scotland Andrew Smith
SENEGAL
SENEGAL
SINGAPORE
Yunn-Hwen-Gan-Singapore
SOUTH AFRICA
SOUTH AFRICA
SPAIN
Figueras-Spain
SUDAN
Mohamed-Sudan
SWEDEN
Sweden Nabil Karah
TAIWAN
TAIWAN
THAILAND
Thailand  Ladaporn Bodhidatta
THE NETHERLANDS
Netherlands John Hays
TOGO
Togo Mounerou Salou
TURKEY
TURKEY
UGANDA
FreddieBwanga-Uganda
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
UAE Adnan Alatoom
UNITED KINGDOM
UK Elaine Cloutman Green
URUGUAY
URUGUAY
VENEZUELA
VENEZUELA
VIETNAM
Vietnam Hoang Nguyen
YEMEN
Yemen Habib Thabet

 

 

Young Ambassadors of Science

ASM International 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. There are currently 80 International Young Ambassadors of Science. 

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

Responsibilities of Young Ambassadors:

  • Promote collaboration between ASM and international universities and societies
  • Identify and assist ASM in responding to the needs of the local microbiology community
  • Expand ASM's international network, focusing on the next generation of scientists: students and early-career scientists

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

BECOME AN INTERNATIONAL YOUNG AMBASSADOR

AFGHANISTAN
Afghanistan Ahmad Murid Haidari
ARGENTINA
Maria Ferreira_Argentina
ARMENIA
ARM Shahane Mnatsakanyan Armenia
AUSTRALIA
Elena Schneider_Australia
BANGLADESH
Zohorul Islam_Bangladesh
BENIN
BENIN Victorien Tamegnon Dougnon Benin
BOTSWANA
KABO WALE_Botswana
BRAZIL
Tatiana Pinto_ Brazil
CAMBODIA
Cambodia Sopheap Oeng
CAMEROON
BAIYE ABANGE_Cameroon
CANADA
Agatha Jassem_Canada
CHILE
CHILE Andrs Opazo Capurro Chile
CHINA
China Mengxin Zhao
COLOMBIA
Colombia Alejandro Caro Quintero
COTE D'IVOIRE
MEITE SYNDOU_Cote DIvoire
CROATIA
TomislavMestrovic-Croatia
CUBA
Cuba Daniel Limonta
CZECH REPUBLIC
Katarina Rebroov_Czch Republic
DEM. REP. OF CONGO
Mateus Sahani
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Dominican Republic Anthony Fernandez Gonzalez
ECUADOR
Ecuador Estefania Ochoa Toasa
EGYPT
Egypt Essraa Hegazy
EL SALVADOR
Tatiana Ascencio_El Salvador
ESTONIA
Estonia Triinu Visnapuu
ETHIOPIA
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FINLAND
Anna Reunamo_Finland
FRANCE
JeanFrancoisCarod-France
GERMANY
Viktoria Rungelrath_Germany
GHANA
Ghana Michael Frimpong
GREECE
Greece Panayiotis Glekas
HONG KONG
Jasper Chan_Hong Kong
HUNGARY
Hungary Melinda Pazmandi
INDIA
Neha Malhotra_India
INDONESIA
INDONESIA Intan Taufik Indonesia
IRAN
Iran Sharareh Harirchi
IRAQ
Iraq Hadeel Al Rubaye
ITALY
Italy Alessandra Oliva
JAMAICA
JAM Stacy Stephenson Clarke Jamaica
JAPAN
Toyotaka Sato_Japan
JORDAN
Jordan Loai Alanagreh
KENYA
Joseph Nguta_Kenya
KUWAIT
Kuwait Ahmad Alajmi
LEBANON
Melhem Bilen_Lebanon
MALAWI
Master Chisale_Malawi
MAURITIUS
Mauritius Susheela Biranjia Hurdoyal
MEXICO
Luis Servin_Mexico
MOROCCO
Nargisse El Hajjami_Morocco
MOZAMBIQUE
DelfinoVubil-Mozambique
MYANMAR
Myanmar Su Hlaing Tint
NEPAL
Roshan Nepal_Nepal
NIGERIA
Nigeria Kabiru Babalola
PAKISTAN
Faheem Shahzad Khan_Pakistan
PANAMA
Gilberto Eskildsen_Panama
PARAGUAY
Viviana de Egea_Paraguay
PERU
Peru Pablo Tsukayama
THE PHILIPPINES
Justin Abengaa_Philippines
PORTUGAL
Portugal Mariana Almeida
RUSSIA
Pavel Nazarov_Russia
RWANDA
RWA Edouard Ntagwabira Rwanda
SAUDI ARABIA
Saudi Arabia Sulaiman Alotaibi
SENEGAL
Nathalie Diagne_Senegal
SERBIA
Marija Miljkovic_Serbia
SINGAPORE
Ivor Russel_Singapore
SOUTH AFRICA
South Africa Daniel Hassan
SRI LANKA
Sri Lanka Kosala Sirisena
SUDAN
SUD Solima Sabeel Sudan
SWEDEN
EwaBukowskaFaniband-Sweden
SWITZERLAND
Etienne Rupp_Switzerland
TANZANIA
Nyambura Moremi_Tanzania
THAILAND
SuthatSaengchoowong-Thailand
TOGO
No Photo
TURKEY
Turkey Gizem Ozan
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
UAE Ahmed Hashim
UNITED KINGDOM
Dallas Roulston_UK
URUGUAY
Uruguay Maria Jose Gonzalez
VENEZUELA
Venezuela Eduardo Rodrguez Roman
VIETNAM
Vietnam Phong Huynh
YEMEN
Sumia Alturki_Yemen
ZAMBIA
Kaunda Yamba_Zambia
ZIMBABWE
Struggle Tatenda Makawa - Zimbabwe

 

 

United States Young Ambassadors

U.S. Young Ambassadors of Science are dynamic young leaders, who work with their peers to promote networking and collaboration, advance collaboration between ASM and local universities, address the needs of young scientists by utilizing ASM resources, and instill a passion for science in the next generation. There are currently 21 U.S. Young Ambassadors of Science.

ARIZONA
ARIZONA
CALIFORNIACALIFORNIA
COLORADO
COLORADO
DIST OF COLUMBIA
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
GEORGIA
GEORGIA
ILLINOIS
ILLINOIS
IOWA
IOWA
LOUISIANA
LOUISIANA
MASSACHUSETTS
MASSACHUSETTS
MINNESOTA
MINNESOTA
MISSISSIPPI
MISSISSIPPI
MISSOURI
MISSOURI
MONTANA
MONTANA
NEW JERSEY
NEW JERSEY
NEW YORK
NEW YORK
NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK CITY
NORTH DAKOTA
NORTH DAKOTA
OHIO
OHIO
TENNESSEE
TENNESSEE
TEXAS
TEXAS
VIRGINIA
VIRGINIA

 

 

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