Years participated in RESESS:
Major: Environmental Science
Academic Affiliation: University of Houston
Research Mentor: Jonathan Caine, USGS
Computer Mentors: Ben Lowry, Jeff McWhirter, UNAVCO
Writing Mentor: Lon Abbott, CU
Graduate Student Mentor: Erin Leckey, CU
Yanet's early childhood took her around the Horn of Africa, Saudi Arabia and to Italy, before her family settled in Houston, Texas. She has lived in 7 countries and traveled to half a dozen other locations. She was inspired by her 7th grade science teacher and her girl scout leader. One sparked her love of natural physical science, and the other a love of nature. She enjoys music and dancing with her friends. She is passionate water conservation, painting, photography, and music.