Meet Our Team

ANNE CHRISTIONO

CHAPTER DIRECTOR

Anne is a junior at Clements High School. She is passionate about all things STEM, particularly the intersection of math, computer science, and biomedicine. She is a three-time AIME qualifier, a Math Prize for Girls invitee, and an avid participant in numerous STEM competitions. She loves to coach younger students in math, computer science, and biology, with the hope of inspiring a passion for STEM in others. In her free time, she enjoys playing the violin and spending time with her family and friends.

RUCHI BIRUR

OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Ruchi is a senior at the Texas Academy of Math and Science. She has enjoyed participating in math based competitions at both the local and national level over the years. She is interested in medical devices research in biomedical engineering and is currently conducting research in nanotherapeutics for cancer stem cells and polymer based bioelectronics. In her free time, she loves to play tennis, chill with her dog, and watch sitcoms!

ARIANA LUO

FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR

Ariana is a junior at Dulles High School. Her introduction to mathematics was kickstarted through the Kumon Institute, where she studied high school, and later college-level math in her early educational career. She has participated in many programs like TIP at Duke University, where she received the State Recognition award and was an invitee to the Summer Residential Studies program. She has also enjoyed conducting analytical research in astrophysics, through observational databases and computational simulations through her mentor/professor at Vanderbilt University. Aside from this, she adores historical fiction novels, avidly journals, and is a published artist, where her works have been showcased through national and regional competitions.

JOYCE QU

FUNDRAISING DIRECTOR

Joyce is a senior at Austin High School. She loves everything about STEM, especially maths. She is a 2x AIME qualifier and 2x Math Prize for Girls Invitee. On weekends, she volunteers by tutoring younger kids math. Besides math, Joyce enjoys playing the violin in her school orchestra, doing art, and reading!

MICHELLE CHEN

GRAPHIC DESIGN DIRECTOR

Michelle is a senior at Dulles High School. She loves STEM, especially math, physics, and coding. She has been invited to Math Prize for Girls 2 times, a 3 times AIME qualifier, and has qualified for USAJMO once. She also enjoys tutoring kids in contest math and writing. In her free time, Michelle draws, reads, and listens to music.

BIANCA LIAU

OUTREACH TEAM

Bianca is a senior at Sevenstar Academy. She is Taiwanese-American and a Houston native. She loves STEM, specifically bioengineering and neuroscience, and is interested in medical device research. She has participated in numerous programs such as the Questbridge College Prep Scholars program and the Girls Who Code SIP program, where she was awarded the SIP Student Grant award. Currently, she is conducting research on eye-tracking in the Metaverse. In her free time, she loves exploring fashion, shopping, and dancing!

VIOLA XU

OUTREACH TEAM, WEBSITE MANAGER

Viola is a junior at Clements High School. She enjoys coding, math, and physics, and hopes to pursue a career in computer science. She is an AIME qualifier, and has participated in many math and coding competitions throughout middle and high school. In her free time, she likes to play guitar, watch shows, and listen to music.

KATHERINE LIU

FUNDRAISING TEAM

Katherine is a sophomore at Clements High School. She has enjoyed STEM since elementary school, and is interested in math, programming, and any kind of science. She is a four-time AIME and MPfG qualifier. She loves to solve problems alongside other people and inspire those who aren’t as comfortable with STEM. In her free time, she likes listening to music and swimming.

MYTHILY KALRA

GRAPHIC DESIGN TEAM

Mythily is a junior at Clements High School. She loves anything to do with STEM, especially computer science and science. She hopes to inspire other girls to participate in STEM. In her free time, she loves to read, listen to music, and watch Netflix shows.

PRAKRITI ASHWIN

GRAPHIC DESIGN TEAM

Prakriti is a sophomore of Liberty High School in Frisco, Texas. Born and brought up in India, she is passionate about Mathematics and Science, particularly biochemical engineering and genetics. She wants to help propagate STEM to girls around the world. She has participated in the IMO (International Math Olympiad) multiple times and qualified for the national level. Currently, she plans on improving her skills by taking AP classes in all areas of science and calculus. Further, she learns the Indian classical dance style Bharatanatyam, and aspires to open a dance school. Her other interests include reading, digital artwork, photography, writing novels, and listening to music.

RAMYA IYER

CHAPTER ADVISOR

Ramya is a freshman at Stanford University. She fell in love with mathematics during her middle school years and has participated in many city, state, and national-level math competitions. In her free time, she enjoys listening to music, watching thrillers, and playing with her yorkipoo.