QLS senior, Rhea Mitr, has advanced to the Top 30 of the international science video competition, the Junior Breakthrough Challenge.
The Breakthrough Junior Challenge award winner will receive a $250,000 scholarship and will be featured at the annual Breakthrough Prize Awards, held at the NASA Ames Research Center. The Breakthrough Prize Awards are sponsored by Sergey Brin, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan, Ma Huateng, Yuri and Julia Milner, and Anne Wojcicki. .
As one of the Top 30 semifinalists, Rhea's video on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors, is now part of the "Popular Vote" competition – the winner of the vote will go directly to the finals round. To "vote" for Rhea, individuals must like, share or give a positive reaction to her video on Facebook, found here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=544633676075769
We are asking our community members to help support Rhea by "voting" for her video. Past winners of the Popular Vote have had shares and likes in the thousands, so she'll need this to go viral and get all of the support she can get!