Meet The Team

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee oversees STEM Fellowship’s operations and sets the strategic direction for the organization

Hannah Rahim
Managing Director

Hannah is a Schulich Leader Scholar and fourth year undergraduate studying Biomedical Sciences at the University of Calgary. She is passionate about health research, management strategy, music and social justice.

Natasha Ilincic

Co-Associate Managing Director

Natasha is a fourth-year student specializing in Medical Science and Immunology at the University of Guelph. She has a passion for academia, STEM education, public health, and personal development.

Mohit Sodhi
Co-Associate Managing Director

Mohit is a graduate student at UBC. He is a highly published author in drug safety, a philanthropist, event paramedic, and a Nestor Korchinsky student leader.

Manisha Rullay
Director of STEMpowerment

Manisha is a Biology student at York University. She has an interest in engaging youth in STEM through mentorship and research opportunities.

Anish Verma
Director of Data Science Education

Anish is pursuing his PhD in Theoretical Nuclear Physics jointly between the University of Waterloo and the University of Guelph, while also working as a Quantitative Analyst and Developer with 1QBit.

Irene Chang
Director of Human Resources

Irene is studying the Bachelor of Health Sciences Honors at McMaster University. She enjoys research, music, and linguistics.  

Judy Chen
Co-Director of Marketing

Judy is a Health Sciences student at McMaster University specializing in biomedical sciences. Besides her passion for research both in STEM and medicine, she has a penchant for mathematics, ethics, & philosophy.

Jack Yang
Co-Director of Marketing

Jack is a 4th year Health Sciences student at McMaster University where he is very involved in immunology and anatomy research. With a keen passion for STEM, he hopes to inspire others to feel the same way.

Arman Athwal

Director of Science Communication

Arman is pursuing his MASc in Biomedical Engineering. His field of research is biomedical optics, and he has his sights set on becoming an engineer-turned doctor-astronaut.

Arshvir Singh Dhari

Director of Partnerships and Sponsorships

A student at Simon Fraser University, Arshvir has a strong interest in his field of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry. Beyond STEM and writing, Arshvir is passionate about badminton, travelling, and aviation.

Jim Chen
Director of CaYPT

Jim is a past IYPT participant and team captain. He is currently a second year student at the University of Toronto, pursuing the Math and Physics Specialist program.

Christy Chan
Co-Director of the Ambassador Program

Christy is a first year Physiology student at the University of Alberta. She is extremely passionate about STEM research, especially the field of biotechnology.

Elena Pan
Co-Director of Ambassador Program

Elena is a Grade 12 student at Westmount Charter School in Calgary, Alberta. She is an avid volunteer and badminton player, and looking to pursue a degree in computer science.

Kevin An

Director of Branches

Kevin is a fourth year Pharmacology student at the University of British Columbia. He has a strong interest in stem cell research and is passionate about promoting STEM initiatives to marginalized populations.

Associate Directors

Trudie Cheung

Trudie Cheung

Associate Director of STEMPowerment

Jessica Hoang

Jessica Hoang

HR Associate Director

Patrick Prochazka

Patrick Prochazka

Associate Director of CaYPT

Teri Wang

Teri Wang

Associate Director of Branches

Lydia Odilinye

Lydia Odilinye

Data Science Associate Director

Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee

Associate Director of Partnerships

Team Leads

Team leads lead sub-teams of 3 to 10 student executives within larger committees  

Marketing

Yoojin Lee

Yoojin Lee

Content Development Team Lead

Jenessa Gordon

Jenessa Gordon

Marketing Strategist Team Lead

Lauren Wong

Lauren Wong

Social Media & External Outreach Team Lead

Heide Adham

Heide Adham

Design Team Lead

David Cho

David Cho

Web Development Team Lead

Abdullah Bin Naeem

Abdullah Bin Naeem

Web Development Team Lead

Science Communication

Philipp Maurus

Philipp Maurus

Scholarly Writing Workshop Team Lead

Shadan Ashrafi

Shadan Ashrafi

Scholarly Writing Challenge Team Lead

Shrinjay Mukherjee

Shrinjay Mukherjee

STEM Fellowship Journal External Team Lead

Jayneel Limbachia

Jayneel Limbachia

SFJ Editorial Team Lead

STEMPowerment

Sabrina Cancelliere

Sabrina Cancelliere

Research Opportunity Exploration Team Lead

Patrick Prochazka

Patrick Prochazka

Mentorship Team Lead

Jennifer Dong

Jennifer Dong

Webinar Team Lead

Tristan Wild

Tristan Wild

Literature Review Competition Team Lead

Data Science

Reeta Nan

Reeta Nan

Analytics Team

Faiq Ahmad

Faiq Ahmad

Outreach Team Lead

Ambassador – Outreach Committee

Carmel Tung

Carmel Tung

BC Ambassador Regional Lead

Marcus Chung

Marcus Chung

AB Ambassador Regional Lead

Elizabeth Shim

Elizabeth Shim

ON Ambassador Regional Lead

Ambassador – Chapters Committee

Kevin An

Kevin An

Western Canada Regional Team Lead

Ariana Walji

Ariana Walji

Eastern Canada Regional Team Lead

Branches

Aleksei Shkurin

Aleksei Shkurin

Program Development Team Lead

Ashar Siddiqui

Ashar Siddiqui

Western Canada Regional Team Lead

Maliha Rahman

Maliha Rahman

GTA Regional Team Lead

Jacob Fine

Jacob Fine

Asadi Lari Interdisciplinary Contest Team Lead

Abed Baiad

Abed Baiad

Eastern Canada Regional Team Lead

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