Andre enjoys studying biology, public health, and as a musical interest, plays the organ. In addition to roles within InterSTEM, Andre has founded a non-profit Kreative Kiddos to provide under-resourced youth an equal STEM learning experience, and enjoy leading medical clubs and other initiatives at school. In his free time, Andre enjoys scanning Yelp for quality food excursions and spending outdoor time with family.
Sophia enjoys learning about Public Health and Biology. She likes to read, write, draw, listen to music, and do track and field. She is a part of the Robotics and the CPR Club at school. In college, Sophia plans to major in Global Health. She joined InterSTEM to spread the beauty of science topics. Some fun facts about her include that she owns a fish and has been to Utah three times.
Amrutha is a senior at Rancho Solano Preparatory School and serves as the Business Development Officer at InterSTEM. She enjoys math and economics, and hopes to pursue a career in computer science. Outside of school, Amrutha spends most of her time listening to music, reading or watching movies/ tv shows. She is also passionate about boxing, practicing at least four times a week.
Jeffery is interested in space science and hopes to major in a topic related to space science. He serves as the officer for two individual clubs. In his free time, Jeffery likes to watch movies and tv shows.
Daniel is passionate about studying mathematics and biology. He also enjoys playing tennis and is passionate about Taekwondo.
Krrisha is a sophomore at Secaucus High School, located in New Jersey. She is really passionate about public health, molecular biology, and biomedical engineering, and hopes to pursue a career as a surgeon. In her free time, Krrisha plays tennis, reads non-fiction novels, self-teaches herself to code in various languages, and tries to learn everything she can about human anatomy.
Ian Lee currently attends Northwood High School in Irvine, California, and serves as a Committee Chair of the advisory board for InterSTEM. Ian is enthusiastic about learning a broad range of subjects, from music to humanities to STEM. (In younger years, Ian's curiosity has led him to attempt to learn the Arabic script and design a self-sufficient aircraft, both of which have not been successful). Particular to STEM, he is most intrigued by theoretical chemistry and hopes to learn more about the subject. Ian is also involved in Model United Nations, and enjoys playing cello.
Arul is a rising junior at Rancho Cucamonga High School in California. He serves as an editor for InterSTEM, and is currently the Head Ambassador for the InterSTEM advisory board. As he increases his involvement with the organizations, Arul is continuing to look for opportunities to pursue a STEM-related career in the future. He is also currently passionate about regenerative medicine and genetics, especially since starting a biotechnology club at his school. In his pastimes he loves to play tennis, learn to cook, and read books.
Simone is a rising junior at Thousand Oaks High School in Ventura, California. She serves as the Editor-in-Chief for the InterSTEM North Los Angeles chapter, where she manages several writers and helps to organize the Speaker Series events. As a past member of the InterSTEM Research Program, Simone enjoys exploring STEM subjects, particularly medical economics and marine toxicology. In her free time, she loves to run cross country for her high school team, cook meals for her family, and write short stories.
Gordon is a rising junior in Rancho Cucamonga High School. He serves as the business development officer for InterSTEM and is a part of the North LA Chapter. Gordon enjoys STEM-related topics, especially biotechnology. In the future, Gordon plans to pursue biotechnology and business as career options. Though he has won numerous accolades and is very busy with activities, he still finds time to do the things that he loves. In his free time, Gordon enjoys running, swimming, and watching various animal documentaries. At school, he is heavily involved with Key Club, NHS, Student Achievement, a biotechnology club, and a math society.
Within InterSTEM, Cayden Ginting, a rising junior currently attending Rancho Cucamonga High School, serves as a head marketing office for the organization’s North LA Chapter. He works with his peers to better promote the organization’s initiatives, which include tutoring services, ongoing research, and much more. Although he currently does not have a set career path in mind as of now, he is still exploring my options and all that the world has to offer. Aside from academia, Cayden enjoys a variety of unique hobbies including speedcubing and performing card magic, both of which are activities he’s enjoyed since his middle school years.
Tania Firouzabady attends Dana Hills High School in California. She is currently the Head Ambassador for the advisory board at InterSTEM, as well as a writer and editor for the InterSTEM blog. Tania enjoys learning about science and furthering her interests in a variety of fields. At the moment, Tania is particularly interested in the use of single-atom-thick sheets for DNA sequencing and has researched the topic during the summer. Outside of InterSTEM, Tania is the president of her school’s science club, a member of NHS, and tutors students in different areas of STEM. Tania also enjoys painting and playing chess.