Ashley Noboa is a junior at the Donald M. Payne School of Technology in Essex County. She has taken the initiative to start her school's first-ever Gardening Club, as part of her mission to teach others in her community about the natural sciences. In fact, her primary interest in STEM lies in the Natural Sciencesand she has taken courses from Solar Landscape and HeatSpring. SAshley is determined to uncover how we can both heal and mitigate our impacts on the environment. Ashley studies Math, one of her favorite subjects, and she appreciates intercultural learning. Ashley aspires to be both an advocate for sustainability and a scholar. She aims to study math, computer science, and environmental science, hoping to make a difference in the world and achieve her career goals.