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Merjem Mededovic

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Merjem Mededovic

Major & Graduation


Short-Term Goals

My short-term goal is to graduate from Illinois Tech with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering, a minor in business, and a Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering. I also plan on achieving all that with a GPA over 3.5.

Long-Term Goals

I would like to get an MBA and work in the technical field with a focus on drug delivery and work my way up. I plan having my life’s work contribute to my home country, and improve the lives of those who live in Bosnia. I would also like to start a scholarship to assist Bosnian women pursue higher education.

Illinois Tech Leadership Experience

  • President, uFarmIIT (2015/2016)
  • Farm Manager, uFarmIIT (2014/2015)
  • Resident Advisor (2015/2016)
  • Peer Mentor (2015/2016)
  • Summer Experience Advisor (2015)
  • Volunteer, Museum of Science and Industry (2015)
  • Student Diversity Ambassador (2014/2015)
  • Project Mentor, Global Leaders Program (2015/2016)
  • Program Instructor, Global Leaders Program (2015)