Mohammad Asadi Lari

Mohammad is Co-Founder and Managing Director of STEM Fellowship and an MD/PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. He’s a graduated from the Honours in Cellular, Anatomical and Physiological Sciences (CAPS) program from the University of British Columbia and subsequently moved to Toronto. He’s spent part of the past 22 years moving around the world: growing up in the UK and Iran, visiting over 20 countries, and finally settling in Canada 5 years ago when he was in grade 12.

Outside of school and STEM Fellowship, Mohammad has led and/or advised youth engagement initiatives within the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Canadian Red Cross, the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, Science World BC and the League of Innovators. He’s a content and community advisor to PeerBuds (block-chain educational startup in Silicon Valley) and a pre-health sciences course director for NextGenU- a free, accredited online learning platform for aspiring healthcare professionals around the world.

Mohammad is a TEDx speaker, 3M National Student Fellow, Governor General’s bronze academic medal recipient, UBC Faces of Today Leadership Award, Society for Scholarly Publishing Fellow, 2018 RBC Top 25 Immigrant Finalist and a winner of scientific Olympiad medals on a national and international level. 

He’s beyond proud to have joined the A is B Board in the summer of 2018.