Michelle Sun, founder of First Code Academy, interviews Celestine, a 16 year old biomedical innovator and a student from Indonesia, who set out to find affordable, non-invasive ways for diabetics patients to test their blood sugar levels⁣⁣.

Her project “Affordable noninvasive continuous blood glucose concentration monitoring via interferometry and thermal technology" won the Virgin Galactic Award in the 2019 Google Science Fair competing against 24 finalist from 14 countries. Celestine is very passionate about STEM, and extremely keen on scientific research activities.Michelle and Celestine speak about what inspired Celestine to start the project, obstacles she faced, her experiences at the Google Science Fair and at TED talk in Indonesia, as well as Celestine’s passion about the biomedical field.We hope you enjoy this episode - we were very inspired by Celestine, and she’s definitely off to be a great scientist and researcher in the future. We can't wait to see what new projects she works on.