The Board


Co-Chairs

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Zack Greenstein is a Junior from Chappaqua, New York. In addition to DAB, Zack is a consultant for MUSE Social Impact Consulting and the internal and external relations chair of Tau Epsilon Phi. Zack is serving on the Financial Literacy Committee.

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Brian Zhong is a Junior from Cupertino, California, majoring in Biological Basis of Behavior. In addition to DAB, he serves on the editing committee of PennScience, mentors adopted children, and conducts neuroscience research in the Platt lab. During his free time, Brian finds every opportunity to discover new restaurants in Philly.


Executive Board

Vice Chair

Sanaea Bhagwagar is a Sophomore from North Haven, Connecticut, planning to major in Biochemistry. In addition to DAB, she is an associate Copy editor at the DP and an associate editor of Synapse. In her free time, she loves running, trying new food, and exploring the city. She is also a huge fan of cupcakes and anything chocolate!

Treasurer

Kayla Holmes is a Junior in the College of Arts and Sciences from Owings Mills, Maryland. She’s majoring in Economics with minors in Native American Studies and History, and is passionate about diversity and justice related topics. Her interest include singing, dancing, reading, and she loves learning about new cultures. In her free time you can find her jamming to music, gaming, or watching Netflix. She’s also an avid Ravens fan.

Marketing and External Relations

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Adam Alghalith is a Junior from the rural Kirksville, Missouri pursuing a degree in Biochemistry and Physics through the Vagelos MLS program. Adam loves coaching Special Olympics teams through Penn Special Olympics, teaching tennis through Penn Speaks for Autism, serving as a committee member of WUHC, helping Freshman as an RA in Ware, and researching in a dermatology lab. In his free time, he thinks about DAB.

 

 

 

Historian 

Molly Gross is a Sophomore from Calabasas, California. She intends on studying English and attending medical school upon graduating. In addition to DAB, Molly volunteers, does research, and is the Wellness Chair of Sigma Delta Tau. In her free time, she likes to do yoga, spend time with friends and family, and explore Philadelphia for the best Farmers’ Market.

Social Chair 

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Ila Sethi is a Junior from Marlboro, New Jersey, planning to major in Biological Basis of Behavior and Health and Societies. In addition to DAB, Ila is a volunteer for the Neuroscience Educational Pipeline Program, a swimmer for Penn’s club team, and member of Chi Omega Fraternity . In her free time, Ila enjoys watching Friends, trying new foods, and exploring the city.


Members

Eli Adler is a Freshman from Los Angeles, CA, planning to major in PPE. In addition to DAB, Eli is an Associate Consultant for Penn Public Policy Consulting, works in copy and innovation for the DP, and is involved in Penn Dems. In his free time, he loves spinning, skiing, trying new restaurants, and forcing friends to listen to country music.

Jennifer Ahn is a Freshman from Johns Creek, GA. She’s interested in majoring in Economics with a minor in Political Science. In her free time, you can find her trying new foods, watching new shows, or melting into her bed. She especially loves her popcorn and southern barbecue.

 

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Shriya Beesam is a Freshman from Dallas, TX, in the LSM Dual Degree program at Penn majoring in Computational Biology with an undecided Wharton concentration. She is also a member of the writing team for the Bloomers and is a coxswain for the varsity women’s heavyweight crew team. She’s incredibly passionate about movies and Indian food (if you need recommendations, ask her because she loves to rant). She enjoys indulging in bad Netflix shows during her free time.

Julia DaSilva is a Senior majoring in Health and Societies and double minoring in Spanish and International Development. Although born in Brazil, she has lived in Coconut Creek, Florida for most of her life. In addition to DAB, Julia is actively involved in SPEC as a their Secretary and in Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity . If she’s not studying or working, you’ll find her binge watching a new show, reading, or learning to cook different types of food.

Maya Essimel is a Freshman from Queens, New York pursuing a double major in Political Science and Health and Societies. In addition to DAB, Maya is on the Academic Affairs and SPEV branches of the IAA and is a trip coordinator for IRUSA. Maya has a passion for trying new street foods. In her free time, she loves to explore. when she isn’t wathcing crime documentaries or classic rom-coms, you can find her practicing and posting her art (follow @mayamalism on Insta) or thrift shopping.

Austin Farris is a Junior from Manhattan Beach, California. He is majoring in economics and minoring in data science. In addition to DAB, Austin is a part of Undergraduate Sports Business Club—you can usually find him getting dunked on in Pottruck or convincing others that the Lakers will beat the Warriors.

Dani Granowitz is a Freshman from New York planning on majoring in PPE. In addition to DAB, Dani is a member of the TAMID consulting group, and MEDLIFE Community Engagement  Committee. In her free time, Dani enjoys running, cooking, and binge watching crime shows.

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Daniel Iglesias is a Freshman that is undeclared but aspires to become a lawyer and go into private sector work post law school. He wants to return back to Miami in order to work with the development of his city and play a role in the governmental affairs of it. On his free time, he loves to spend time with family and friends and take part in community service and leadership activities. In addition to DAB, he serves on SCUE, Circle K as the Lieutenant governor for the Philadelphia region, and takes part in activities with Penn First, La Casa Latina, and Penn Student Government.

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Joshua Kim is a Freshman from Columbia, Maryland, planning to major in Biochemistry as part of the Vagelos MLS program. Outside of DAB, he is a part of PMMP and performs research at CHOP’s Center for Data-Driven Discovery in Biomedicine. In his spare time, he enjoys finding good coffee spots and playing soccer with his younger brother.

 

 

Elyse Kochman is a Junior from Newtown, Pennsylvania. She is studying Environmental Studies and Science, Technology, and Society. In addition to DAB, Elyse is a founding member of Penn’s Club Softball Team. She spends most of her free time outdoors, with friends, or in pursuit of the perfect avocado toast.

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Tinyan Omere is a Junior from Boston, MA majoring in Health and Societies with a concentration in Health Policy.  In addition to DAB, she is also also a member of the IAA and of MAPS. She is also involved in through Penn’s Pipeline Program. In her free time, Tinyan loves explore the city, travel, and cook.

Daniel Paik is a Freshman from Irvine, California planning to study Biological Basis of Behavior with a minor in Health Care Management. In addition to DAB, Daniel is involved in MEDLIFE, spearheading public health initiatives for the underprivileged in Philly. In his free time, he enjoys giving student tours of Penn through the Kite and Key Society and playing cello in the Penn Symphony Orchestra.

Sabhya Raju is a Freshman from Hyderabad, India, planning to major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE). Sabhya is currently serving on the Academics committee in DAB. In addition to DAB, Sabhya is involved with Global Impact Collaborative, Penn for UNICEF and Penn Circle of Women. In her free time, Sabhya enjoys running, writing, watching movies and exploring Philly’s food scene. She also loves traveling and wants to backpack around Europe one day!

Sophie Rodney is a Sophomore from New York City studying communications. She really enjoys baking but needs to work on my cooking skills. She loves all NY sports but identifies specifically as a crazy New York Rangers hockey fan.

Catherine Ruan is from always-sunny Southern California, Catherine is a Sophomore studying biology and finance. Apart from DAB, she is involved in cancer research in Penn Med, PennScience, Penn Social Entrepreneurship Movement, and Penn Undergraduate Biotech Society. In her free time, she loves trying new restaurants and dessert shops, cooking, playing violin, and spending time with friends and family.

Eliana Salmon is a Sophomore from New York City. She is planning on majoring in PPE and minoring in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. In addition to DAB, she is part of the TAMID consulting group and the Benjamin Franklin Scholars program. In her free time, Eliana likes to dance, listen to Spanish music, and spend time with her friends and family.