Ambassador - Philippines
Agricultural Sciences, Microbiology, Biotechnology
Lester is a university student in Agricultural Biotechnology at The University of The Philippines - Los Baños. He and his co-researchers, Lia Tan and Alpha Acain, became finalists in the plant science category at Intel ISEF 2019, with their project that focused on agricultural and biosystems engineering. He also participates in organizations dwelling with population health like the Volunteer Youth Leaders for Health and has competed in parliamentary debate nationals and discussions in community policy making.
Coming from a family of farmers, he draws most of his inspiration from their stories - making them a vital part of his researches. He has dedicated his life into ethical researches that bridge science to the people, for the people, and by the people.