Anahita Zare is a graduate research assistant at the Broader Impacts Network. She is a fourth year PhD candidate in the Chemistry Department at the University of Missouri. Anahita was born and raised in Florida. While pursuing her PhD. in Chemistry at the University of Missouri, Anahita also is the President of the Science Communication and Public Engagement organization (SCAPE). Outside of research, Anahita works to develop and implement various science outreach programs throughout Columbia, Mo.