Vanessa Sanchez provides support to the AIMS Center. She serves as a link and resource for all of the AIMS Center program areas, ensuring each is running smoothly and efficiently. Prior to the AIMS Center, Vanessa served as an intern for the City of Mabton where she developed and coordinated a summer recreational youth program called Mabton STEAM Program. She served youth from ages 6-17, educating them in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Vanessa is an undergraduate student at the University of Washington where she also is a Washington State Opportunity Scholar seeking a STEM degree in Integrated Sciences and specializing in secondary science education.