AWE-fficers

Meet our AWE Officers for 2022! Learn more about us by hovering over the image. Please feel free to contact them with any questions!

Rusy Yurtyn || President

  • 4th Year CS major
  • Aside from AWE, I dance in a club called Thrive Dance Company. I also love to crochet and knit and make yummy food.
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Contact at president@awe.berkeley.edu

Irene Yang || External Vice President

  • 3rd Year EECS major
  • Love reading, vibing to music, and anything Ghibli related!
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Contact at evp@awe.berkeley.edu

Jackie Roche || Internal Vice President

  • 3rd Year EECS major
  • Big fan of cooking/baking, running, collecting stationery, burning down the kitchen in Overcooked, and crossing things off my bucket list!
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Contact at ivp@awe.berkeley.edu

Tia Jain || Industrial Relations

  • 2nd Year CS major
  • Enjoys the outdoors — hiking, running, traveling, Loves Mexican and Thai food, and I'm a second degree black belt in karate!
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Contact at indrel@awe.berkeley.edu

Christy Quang || Industrial Relations

  • 2nd Year DS/CS Major
  • I spend too much time watching basketball (Warriors), kdramas, and pogging out on Valorant. Fun fact: I've eaten an orange out of a toilet before — it was delectable.
  • she/her/hers

Contact at indrel@awe.berkeley.edu

Hetal Shah || Professional Development

  • 4th year CS major
  • My favorite grocery store is Berkeley Bowl, and my favorite Slack reaction is party_blob
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Contact at professional@awe.berkeley.edu

Kalie Ching || Professional Development

  • 3rd Year CS Major
  • I like mochi ice cream, concerts, long convos, and art! <3
  • she/her/hers

Contact at professional@awe.berkeley.edu

Stefanie Gschwind || Mentorship Coordinator

  • 3rd year CS major
  • Fun fact: everytime someone asks for a fun fact, I forget everything about myself... I'm from NY, I think summer is overrated, I play way to many video games, and I've been trying to get back into reading recently!
  • she/her/hers

Contact at mentorship@awe.berkeley.edu

Renee Jiang || Mentorship Coordinator

  • 3rd Year CS Major
  • I love line friends and sparkling ice a little too much
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Contact at mentorship@awe.berkeley.edu

Seraph Woodbury || Activities Coordinator

  • 4th year CS Major
  • I'm into coffee and spicy foods, watching vlogs, and any activities in water!
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Contact at activities@awe.berkeley.edu

Leena Elzeiny || Activities Coordinator

  • 5th year EECS Major
  • I'm convinced hiking best way to bond with friends. I'm a sucker for good character development and plot twists. I think podcasts are the superior form of audio.
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Contact at activities@awe.berkeley.edu

Laura Pei || Publicity

  • 3rd Year EECS Major
  • I'm a big fan of designing, reading, and napping! Outside of that, I love Gudetama, egg tarts, late night calls, and Minecraft :^)
  • she/her/hers

Contact at communications@awe.berkeley.edu

Sashrika Pandey || Publicity

  • 3rd year CS major
  • I think the best way to spend an afternoon is buy an overpriced drink and go on a lil hike to watch the sunset. Also cashews are the best nut.
  • she/her/hers

Contact at communications@awe.berkeley.edu

Sophia Chadsey || Technical

  • 5th year Data Science major
  • Likes learning random things, reading, cooking, swimming and sewing
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Contact at technical@awe.berkeley.edu

Emily Chau || Treasurer

  • 4th year CS major
  • I like to dance, crochet, and play video games like Overcooked and Stardew Valley! Fun facts: I currently have 200 hours of stardew gameplay (whoops) and want to go on a national park road trip someday!
  • she/her/hers

Contact at communications@awe.berkeley.edu

Melanie McKune || Software Development

  • 2nd year EECS major
  • I like snowboarding and rock climbing. My favorite show is Rick and Morty and my favorite artists are Glass Animals and AJR.
  • she/her/hers

Contact at software@awe.berkeley.edu

Shivana Anand || Technical

  • 3rd year EECS, Business Administration major
  • I like stationery, boba, and helping AWE members develop technical skills!
  • she/her/hers

Contact at technical@awe.berkeley.edu

Andrea Wang || Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

  • 3rd year Data Science major
  • Loves singing, dancing, and eating a copious amount of desserts
  • she/her/hers

Contact at dei@awe.berkeley.edu

Jennifer Yang || Senior Advisor

  • 4th year CS major, Data Science minor
  • Loves movies, roller coasters, and Italian food. Currently dreaming of a cross-country road trip with pit stops at as many amusement parks as possible.
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Contact at contact@awe.berkeley.edu

Catherine Hwu || Senior Advisor

  • 4th year EECS major
  • In my free time, you’ll catch me touring the city on AC Transit, exploring hiking trails, watching Berkeley sunsets, and thinking about trips to SF. In addition to the great outdoors, I also love art and photography!
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Contact at contact@awe.berkeley.edu

Emily Su || Senior Advisor

  • 4th year CS & ORMS major
  • Hiya!! I'm Emily and I'm a junior from Toronto, Canada studying CS & ORMS! I love baking, drinking matcha lattes, and listening to French pop!
  • she/her/hers

Contact at contact@awe.berkeley.edu