WOMEN IN STEM

MEET OUR TEAM

PRESIDENTS

ELEANOR FENG

CO-PRESIDENT

Hi everyone! My name is Eleanor and I am one of the Co-Presidents for WIS this year. I am in HBA2 but completed my first two years in medical sciences. My best memory in WIS has been all the socials we’ve done over the last 2 years and starting the newsletter. Outside of the club, I’m currently working at Novartis Pharmaceuticals and love going to the gym!

 

 

SOFIA VARON

CO-PRESIDENT

Hi everyone! My name is Sofia and I am one of your Co-Presidents of WIS this year! I am currently in my fourth year of an Honours Specialization in Neuroscience. So far in WIS, I’ve loved getting to know everyone on the team and running the first ever WeSolve case comp last year! In my free time I enjoy baking, spending time outdoors, and trying out new cafes.

SENIOR ADVISOR

MICHELLE YU

SENIOR ADVISOR

Hi everyone! My name is Michelle and I am the Senior Advisor on the club this year. I am currently in my fourth year of Medical Science, pursuing an HSP in Physiology & Pharmacology. One of my favourite memories of WIS has definitely been running our first annual Case Competition last year! In my free time, I love hiking, watching F1, and attempting to solve Cain’s Jawbone (iykyk)!

OPERATIONS

SARA KAYVANI

VP OPERATIONS

Hey everyone! My name is Sara and I am the VP Operations on the club this year. I am currently in my third year, pursuing an Honours Spec in Health Sci. One of my favourite parts about WIS has been getting to work on our podcast and planning exec socials! Outside of the club, I’ve been listening to a lot of audiobooks and playing Let it Goat!

SOPHIA POPATIA

WEB MANAGER

Hey WIS! I’m Soph and I am the new Website Manager for this 2022-23 year. I am currently in my third year pursuing a Major in Biology with a Minor in Health Sci. I am really looking forward to seeing all the upcoming events be back in person and being apart of such an amazing exec team! When I need an escape, my favourite places to hang out at are an arcade or the gym!

EVENTS

IRIS JONG

VP EVENTS

Hi!!! I’m Iris and I’m the VP of Events for WIS this year. I’m in my third year, doing a Double Major in Pathology and Medical Cell Bio. Things I love about WIS include our amazing exec team and planning lots of fun events for you all! More about me: I love cafe hopping, discovering new restaurants and shopping (feel free to msg me to do any of the above or any recs you have ♥).

LEAH ASPDEN

DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

Hi everyone I’m Leah, one of your Directors of Events. I’m currently in my third year of Medical Science doing a double major in Pathology and Medical Cell Biology. I’m super excited to increase the community vibe of WIS this year with some new social events:) In my free time I love reading, films, and caring for my many plants.

REBECCA DIB

DIRECTOR OF EVENTS

Hey WIS! My name is Rebecca and I am one of the Director of Events on the club this year. I am entering my third year at Western, pursuing an Honours Spec in Physiology and Pharmacology. I’m super excited to be planning an in person Toronto Trip for this year, as it will be the first in a few years! Outside of school, research, and the club, I enjoy going to the gym and watching Cody Ko videos!

MARKETING

EMMA LORD

CO-VP MARKETNG

Hi everyone! My name is Emma and I’m one of the Co-VPs of Marketing this year. I’m entering my fourth year of a double major in Chemistry and Biochemistry. My favourite part of WIS has been working on our newsletters and planning exec takeovers! In my free time, I enjoy listening to music and spending time outside.

HAYLEY GILES

CO-VP MARKETING

Hi Everyone! My name is Hayley Giles and I am one of the Co-VPs of Marketing for WIS this year! I’m entering my second year of Health Sci pursuing an Honours Spec in Health Sci with Bio. My favourite part of being in WIS has been getting to work with such talented, driven individuals, who always try to uplift each other. In my free time you can find me being a huge musical theatre nerd and sketching on my iPad.

FINANCE

KERRY YAN

CO-VP FINANCE

Hi everyone! My name is Kerry and I am one of the co-VPs of Finance for WIS this year. I am currently in my second year at Western studying an Honours Specialization in Accounting. I am super excited to help run more fundraisers as well as some in-person events this year! During my free time, I love going on bubble tea runs and playing volleyball!

ANA BALTEANU

CO-VP FINANCE

Hello! My name is Ana and I am one of the Co-VPs of Finance at WIS this year. I am in my second year of Computer Science, and am looking forward to a second fantastic year of fundraising events and more at WIS. My favourite part of WIS has been being able to meet and work with such an inspiring team of women at Western. In my free time, I love to read, crochet, code, and make my world famous artichoke dip :).

COMMUNITY INCLUSION

JESSICA BROWN

VP COMMUNITY INCLUSION

Hi everyone! My name is Jessie and I am VP Community Inclusion. I am in my 4th year of IMS and hope to become an OBGYN. My favourite part of WIS has been the opportunity to work with a great group of women who all have big goals for their future. In my free time I like to workout and cook!

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

MADELEINE HEBERT

VP EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Hello everyone! My name is Madeleine and I am the VP of External Affairs for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. I am currently in my fourth year at Western studying Genetics, and I am hoping to work in that field in the future. In my free time, I love spending time outdoors and being with friends and family.