Co-Founder & Co-President
Jill Leaver of Tucson, Arizona is currently a junior obtaining her B.S. in Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology with a focus in Genetic Engineering and a B.S. in Neuroscience at Arizona State University, Barrett the Honors College. She is also a competing member on the Sun Devil Mock Trial team, has experience in a Neurodegenerative Disease Research Lab, a Rare and Comparative Oncology Lab at The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), and a radiology lab at Mayo Clinic. She plans on obtaining her M.D., and going on to combine law and medicine to address global health care issues.
Co-Founder & Co-President
Hunter Ackerley of Tucson, Arizona is currently a junior obtaining her B.S. in Psychological Science and minor in Music at the University of Arizona, as a member of the honors program. She is a member of Harp Fusion at the University of Arizona, volunteers as a mindful mentor in the University of Arizona psychological department, and has experience as a LifeSTEP youth mentor, and a member of the research lab “Adapt”, which studies the relationship between stress, sleep, and obesity. She also plans on obtaining her M.D., and seeks to work at the intersection between law and medicine to address global health disparities.
Mani Kandan of Chandler, Arizona is currently a junior majoring in Computer Science at Arizona State University, Barrett, the Honors College. He is also a competing member and the tournament director of Sun Devil Mock Trial, involved in ASU Decision Theater, PCs for Refugees, Urban Phoenix Project, and has experience with the Center for Science and Imagination. Mani is working toward his career aspirations to use data science to create and advocate for solutions that decrease preventable deaths of marginalized populations.
Will Mabrey of Tulsa, Oklahoma is currently a junior obtaining a B.S. in Neuroscience and a B.S. in Molecular Biology with an emphasis in genetic engineering at Arizona State University, Barrett, the Honors College. He works at the Speech and Brain Research Laboratory at ASU, in addition to designing and developing software for LabRat, the startup he recently co-founded. Will plans to pursue a Ph.D. in a neuroscience-related field, with aspirations to become a tenured professor and the director of his own research lab.
Tucson Intern (Fall 2019)
Brenden Little of Tucson, Arizona is currently a freshman obtaining an interdisciplinary B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law at the University of Arizona. During his senior year of high school, he was a team captain and the President of the Catalina Foothills speech and debate team, as well as an active member of the academic decathlon team. Every summer, he volunteers at the Muscular Dystrophy Association summer camp in Hudson, Illinois where he recently won Camp Counselor of the Year.