SPRING 2022


2021-22 Splash Team



Co-President

Jordan (they/them)                                  Will (he/they)

 

Jordan is a third-year physics graduate student studying quantum information. They have taught classes on topics such as quantum cryptography, combinatorial games, and ordinal numbers. In their free time, they enjoy doing puzzle hunts, playing board games, cooking, and drinking lots of tea. 


Will is a second-year undergrad majoring in anthropology while focusing on bioarchaeology and biological anthropology. He has previously taught courses at Splash about archaeological myths with relevance to video games and films, the skeleton, and intro to anthropology. Will is passionate about helping out fellow peers and connecting fellow students to resources. Outside of Splash, Will loves to go for adventures, make short films, write poetry, or discover new music.


Logistics Committee Chairs

Sage (she/her/hers)                                             

    

Sage is a fourth-year majoring in Linguistics and Computer Science. She has previously taught an Introduction to Python class for Splash!




Teacher Committee Chairs

 Snigdha (she/her/hers)                                     Sajant (he/him/his)

  

Snigdha (she/her/hers) is a fourth-year undergraduate student majoring in MCB and minoring in Toxicology. She is one of the teacher committee heads for Splash and primarily works on teacher outreach and training. She has been teaching classes at Splash since her freshman year. Outside of Splash, she likes to work on healthcare equity projects, watch random YouTube videos, try new food combinations, and admire corgis on social media.


Sajant is a 2nd year Ph.D. student in physics working on condensed matter theory. He has taught classes on music and 'How we know the world is round.'


Student Committee Chairs

Rosie (she/they)                                                 Sindhu (she/her/hers)          

Rosie (she/they) is a fourth-year majoring in anthropology and ethnic studies with a minor in education. They are interested in incorporating anthropology and ethnic studies into the K-12 curriculum, which is what made them decide to join Splash! in their free time, Rosie reads, watches anything Star Wars, and plays Mario Kart.


Sindhu is a senior majoring in Data Science with a minor in CS. She is passionate about spreading STEM education to local communities and has taught an introductory programming course at Splash. Sindhu is also one of the Student Committee Chairs so feel free to reach out with any questions!


Parent Committee Chairs

Sarah (she/her/hers)                                                Uday (he/him/his) 

           

Sarah is a 4th year studying psychology. She has taught classes on mindfulness and meditation as well as an introductory class to bullet journaling. Sarah has a passion for informing parents and students about the college application process and college life in general. She remembers how daunting college seemed to her as a high school student and she hopes to alleviate similar worries by providing resources and useful information through the Parent Program. In her free time, Sarah enjoys exercising, cooking nutritious meals, and exploring the bay with friends.


Uday is a second-year undergrad majoring in Public Health and minoring in Data Science. Some of his interests lie in reforming the public healthcare system and addressing social inequality. In his free time outside of Splash Uday enjoys reading novels, listening to music, and playing basketball.


Finance Committee Chair

Alfred (he/him/his)  

       

Alfred is a Miller postdoc fellow in the department of chemistry and he uses ultrafast laser pulses to make movies of atomic motion in quantum materials. He has been a Splashtronaut since college and believes that splash empowers both students and teachers through this education extravaganza.


Social Media Manager 


Taila (she/her/hers)

Taila Lee is a second-year undergrad intending to major in media studies and minor in journalism. She’s passionate about storytelling and education, and before she taught Introduction to Journalism at Splash, she previously taught with KQED and the Journalism Education Association. Outside of Splash, she enjoys working for The Daily Californian as a deputy arts editor.


General Admins


Jordan (she/they)                                                     Amorette (she/her/hers)

 



Jordan is a second-year undergrad intending to major in computer science and cognitive science. At Splash they have taught a class on bullet journaling and at Berkeley, they teach computer science and are interested in further pursuing the intersection of CS and education, especially for underrepresented communities in STEM. In their free time, they like to crochet, play board games, and cook.


Amorette is a fourth-year undergrad studying economics. She teaches an Introduction to Skincare DeCal at Berkeley and Splash, and hopes to spread awareness about the importance of wearing sunscreen! In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, finding a new recipe to cook, watching The Bachelorette, and reading about the latest news in crypto.




Kelly (she/her/hers)                                 Ryan (he/him/his)

 


Kelly is a junior transfer studying molecular and cell biology with an emphasis in neurobiology. Shaking up traditional paradigms of education is pretty cool to her, especially with regards to community college, neurodiversity, and what it means to love what you learn. She works in the Feldman lab using mice to study how neural circuits break down in autism; by night, she moonlights as a musician, student pilot, and maker of excessive amounts of soup.


I am a Berkeley Ph.D. student studying fundamental particle physics. At work, I use the largest particle accelerator in existence to try to understand the tiniest particles that make up our universe. At Splash, I like to answer wacky questions using basic science principles. On my own time, I like to walk dogs at the local animal shelter, cook, climb, and hike.


Senior Advisors

Tessa (She/They)                                                 Shivani (She/her/hers)

 


Shuge (she/her/hers)      Bryan (he/him/his)   

 

Tessa (she/they) is a 4th-year physics graduate student studying quantum materials. She has taught classes about group theory, complex numbers, and game theory.


Shivani is a 4th year studying Cognitive Science, Data Science, and Pre-Physical Therapy. She is very interested in the development of STEM education among the underrepresented and under marginalized communities! As a senior advisor, she is working to build better inclusivity in the program and the team!


Bryan is a fourth-year Bioengineering undergrad interested in combining art, tech, and biology in the future. As a Logistics Committee Co-Chair, he helps to set up each semester's Splash event as well as design the t-shirts and logos! He has taught classes like Research 101, Intro to BioE, and Intro to Anthropology. He likes jazz piano, cooking, and funny stories. Please reach out to him with any song recs - he loves to listen to all genres!



Last modified by wgerardo on Nov. 14, 2021 at 08:37 p.m.