Asid Mehmood is the Fall 2020 intern for the CCST team. He is a visiting student from UCLA and is currently enrolled in the University of California Center for Sacramento (UCCS) program. He is interested in learning more about how science can influence policy decisions in order to achieve meaningful change.
Asid is an undergraduate student in UCLA’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) program. He is currently majoring in Human Biology and Society and is interested in how individuals can come together to create global change as a collective effort, which led him to pursue a minor in Global Health. Through this internship, Asid hopes to gain knowledge and experience that will allow him to become better informed on how science can help achieve meaningful change that will improve California.