Meet The Team

Steering Committee

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

Hannah Rahim
Chief Executive Officer

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

Chief Operating Officer

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.

Arshvir Singh Dhari

Chief Operating 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.

Mohit Sodhi
Chief Advisor to the Steering Committee

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.

Irene Chang
Chief Human Resources Officer

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

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.

Jack Yang
Chief Marketing Officer

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.

Judy Chen
Chief Marketing Officer

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.

Tristan Wild

Chief Partnerships and Sponsorships Officer

Tristan is a fourth year student at Western University completing an Honours Specialization in Microbiology and Immunology. He has a passion for STEM education, global health, and is pursuing a career in medicine.

Arman Athwal

Chief Sci Comm 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.

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.

Elena Pan
Chief High School Chapters Officer

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.

Associate Directors

Trudie Cheung

Trudie Cheung

Associate STEMPowerment Officer

Jessica Hoang

Jessica Hoang

Associate HR Officer

Patrick Prochazka

Patrick Prochazka

Associate CaYPT Officer

Teri Wang

Teri Wang

Associate University Branches Officer

Lydia Odilinye

Lydia Odilinye

Associate Data Officer

Ryan Lee

Ryan Lee

Associate Partnerships 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

Jenessa Gordon

Jenessa Gordon

Marketing Strategist Team Co-Lead

Aarya Jha

Aarya Jha

Marketing Strategist Team Co-Lead

Lauren Wong

Lauren Wong

Social Media & External Outreach Team Lead

Albert Zhao

Albert Zhao

Design Team Co-Lead

Harleen Klair

Harleen Klair

Design Team Co-Lead

Karla Juego

Karla Juego

Google Analytics and Research Team Co-Lead

Charley Lee

Charley Lee

Google Analytics and Research Team Co-Lead

David Cho

David Cho

Web Development Team Lead

Abdullah Bin Naeem

Abdullah Bin Naeem

Web Development Consultant

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

Yohann Mouliom

Yohann Mouliom

Guntaas Kaur

Guntaas Kaur

Data Science

Elvira Nurmambetova

Elvira Nurmambetova

Program Management Team Lead

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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