Shortlisted nominee of the 2014 WISE Girl Award
13 November 2014
Sara Zaidi, Kingsbury High School
Having battled with acute leukaemia, Sara developed a keen interest in science, especially cancer research. Completely independently, Sara sought out a relevant research project and at the age of 14 completed a project to design a novel cancer treatment, for which she which she won a prize at the National Science and Engineering Competition and a trip to Phoenix, Arizona, where she represented the UK at the Intel ISEF Competition.
She created a STEM-based school magazine and has written a book “Tom goes to the doctor” for children suffering from cancer. “Accomplishing all this success has made her inspirational and stronger” says Sarwatara Mahmud, NHS.
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