SIDHI aims to provide a sustainable online platform for Filipino high school students to discover different fields of STEM through the help of its network of dedicated mentors. By linking Filipino scientists mentors and students and providing the environment for them to form meaningful and lasting connections, the SIDHI Mentorship program hopes to encourage students to be critical thinkers, engage in creative and innovative scientific projects and eventually purse a career in STEM.
The Vision of SIDHI
The SIDHI Mentorship 2020-2021 Program supported 20 students from different science high schools all over the Philippines. Our vision is to increase its active pool of mentors and students every year and to produce more successful research projects by the mentees that are not only innovative but also highly impactful. The SIDHI Mentorship program hopes to provide guidance and inspiration for the younger generation as they transition from the comforts of high school to the university setting.
SIDHI Core Values
Relationship-Building: To emphasize the role of good, healthy working relationships towards creating good science.
Integrity: To promote the ethical conduct of science and research in order to instill trust, credibility, professionalism and confidence in young Filipino scientists.
Supportiveness: To create a culture of helping one another by sharing opportunities, offering career guidance, and providing support in achieving goals
Inclusiveness: To provide equal access to opportunities for all young aspiring Filipino scientists, regardless of differences in gender, ethnicities, beliefs, and fields of interest.
Growth: To help young Filipino scientists build resilience by encouraging a growth mindset, providing constructive criticism, appreciating their efforts both in failure and success, and sustaining their passion to learn.
Service: To use our talents and to dedicate our time in helping our country progress by serving our fellow countrymen through our careers, and lifting young Filipino scientists to become the hope of our nation.
Get to Know the SIDHI Core Team
Rico John Gorieza
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SIDHI Honorary Board Members
Meet our SIDHI Advisors
Loraine Kay Cabral
Justin Ho Guo Shun
Irene Paradela Lopez