Meet The Team

Steering Committee

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

Arshvir Singh Dhari

Chief Executive Officer

Previously serving as Chief Partnerships Officer, Arshvir secured support for the charity from government, academia, and corporations. He studies Molecular Biology and Biochemistry at Simon Fraser University. Beyond this, his long-standing interests lie at the crossroads of world health diplomacy and international cooperation.
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Arman Athwal

Co-Chief Operating Officer

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.

Mohit Sodhi
Co-Chief Operating Officer

Mohit is a UBC Medical student and was awarded the Governor General Gold Medal in 2019. He is a highly published and cited medical author and is an avid philanthropist. He enjoys American football, golf, and Marvel movies.

Manisha Rullay
Chief STEMpowerment Officer

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

Anish Verma
Chief Data Officer

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
Chief Human Resources Officer

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

Harleen Klair
Co-Chief Marketing Officer

 

Jack Yang
Co-Chief Marketing Officer

Jack is a Master’s student in the Medical Sciences program 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.

Gurman Khera

Chief Science Communication Officer

Gurman is a recent UBC graduate in Psychoneuroimmunology and conducts research in pediatrics. She’s passionate about encouraging science literacy, especially within minority groups and inner-city schools. In her free time, you can find her behind the camera.

Jim Chen
Chief CaYPT Officer

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
Chief Outreach Ambassadors Officer

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

Kevin An

Chief University Branches Officer

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.

Elvira Nurmambetova 
Chief High School Chapters Officer

Elvira is a undergraduate Bioinformatics student at the University of Calgary. Her interests include coding, research and fine arts. 

Catherine Xu

Chief Partnerships and Sponsorships Officer
Catherine is a second year Pharmacology and Master of Management Dual Degree candidate at the University of British Columbia. Aside from STEM advocacy, she is passionate about teaching youth and pharmaceutical research.

Haruskh Benipal

SFJ Editorial Coordinator

Harsukh Benipal is a MD Candidate at the University of Toronto. She has completed a MSc in the Health Research Methodology Program and a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honours) from McMaster University with an Interdisciplinary Minor in Community Engagement. Her research interests include evidence-based therapeutics, aging populations, and observational study designs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading and hiking.

Associate Directors

Trudie Cheung

Trudie Cheung

Associate STEMPowerment Officer

Jessica Hoang

Jessica Hoang

Associate HR Officer

Patrick Prochazka

Patrick Prochazka

Associate STEMpowerment Officer & Associate CaYPT Officer

Teri Wang

Teri Wang

Associate University Branches Officer

Zackary Masri

Zackary Masri

Associate Data Officer

Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee

Associate Partnerships Officer

Elizabeth Shim

Elizabeth Shim

Associate Outreach Ambassadors Officer

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

Aarya Jha

Aarya Jha

Marketing Strategist Team Co-Lead

Hadeel Abbas

Hadeel Abbas

Social Media & External Outreach Team Lead

Eun Gu

Eun Gu

Design Team Co-Lead

Hamidah Oderinwale

Hamidah Oderinwale

Design Team Co-Lead

Charley Lee

Charley Lee

Google Analytics and Research Team Co-Lead

Maduvmita Nagulesan

Maduvmita Nagulesan

Google Analytics and Research Team Co-Lead

Jacqueline Seal

Jacqueline Seal

Web Development Team Lead

Abdullah Bin Naeem

Abdullah Bin Naeem

Web Development Consultant

Science Communication

Gurman Khera

Gurman Khera

Scholarly Writing Workshop Team Lead

Tulip Marawi

Tulip Marawi

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

Rebecca Dang

Rebecca Dang

Science Communication Consulting Team Lead

STEMPowerment

Sabrina Cancelliere

Sabrina Cancelliere

Research Opportunity Exploration Team Lead

Catherine Sun

Catherine Sun

Mentorship Team Lead

Jennifer Dong

Jennifer Dong

Webinar Team Lead

Tristan Wild

Tristan Wild

Literature Review Competition Team Lead

Yohann Mouliom

Yohann Mouliom

Content Creation Team Lead

Guntaas Kaur

Guntaas Kaur

ACE Content Creator

Data Science

Jasraj Dhanoa

Jasraj Dhanoa

Program Management Team Lead

Prithi Pal Singh

Prithi Pal Singh

Analytics Team Lead

Sumail Aasi

Sumail Aasi

Outreach Team Lead

Jackie Peng

Jackie Peng

Metric Research Team Lead and Principal Investigator

Outreach Ambassadors Committee

Carmel Tung

Carmel Tung

BC Ambassador Regional Co-Lead

Catherine Diyakonov

Catherine Diyakonov

BC Ambassador Regional Co-Lead

Colin Chan

Colin Chan

Alberta Ambassador Regional Lead

Tiffany Zhao

Tiffany Zhao

Ontario Ambassador Regional Lead

Katherine Martin

Katherine Martin

Atlantic 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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