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Riya Vijayasankar 

Co-Founder and Co-President of the Lincolnshire Chapter

Riya is currently a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School  in Lincolnshire, IL. She hopes to pursue a STEM major in college, revolving around technology. Being a woman in a male dominated field, she hopes to bridge the gender gap by promoting STEM to younger girls. Outside JuSTEMagine, she enjoys playing golf competitively on her varisty school team and competes in tournaments outside of school as well! Riya also really loves baking new things in her free time, brownies are her favorite! 


Kshithi Prasanna 

Co-Founder and Co-President of the Lincolnshire Chapter, Buffalo Grove, IL, Area Specialist

Kshithi is currently a junior in Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. She hopes to pursue a career as Gynecologist because of her interest in women’s health. She is extremely passionate about advocating for women’s health in unprivileged areas. She enjoys conducting research and experiments and is excited to share this passion with the youth through JuSTEMagine. Kshithi usually spends her time volunteering at an old age home and trying new activities with the elderly. During her free time, she loves to hang out with her friends and play badminton. She also loves watching horror movies and going on roller coasters!

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Sanjtha Vaidyanathan

Co-Vice President

Sanjitha is a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. She has been passionate about plastic surgery ever since middle school and hopes to open a private practice in the future. As Co-Vice President, she aspires to empower other individuals in her community and help them pursue their own goals related to STEM while serving as a mentor to those who need it.  Sanjitha is also a part of her school’s badminton team and plays the sport regularly. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at local hospitals, discovering new artists and music, and cooking different types of foods. 

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Sriya Mamidanna 

Co-Vice President

Sriya is currently a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. She is very interested in potentially pursuing a STEM-related career in her post-grad career. In her daily life she enjoys writing for the school newspaper, spending time with her friends and family, and dedicating her time to her schoolwork.

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Sahana Narayan

Public Relations

Sahana is currently a junior at Adlai E Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. She wants to continue to the STEM and medical field in college and is constantly surrounded by different science experiments. She wants to inspire more females to be a part of the STEM culture in her neighborhood. Outside of JuSTEMagine, Sahana is a part of her JV basketball team at Stevenson, and is also a part of many SHS clubs. She also loves watch a lot of Netflix and hang out with her friends. 

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Yash Jagtap


Yash Jagtap a senior from Stevenson Highschool and a member of the varsity wrestling team. In his free time he makes YouTube videos, code websites, and hangs out with his friends. He joined JuSTEMagine to help increase STEM exposure programs to younger students in the community!

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Hannah George


Hannah is current a junior at Adlai E Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire IL. Through various classes at Stevenson, she has developed an interest and passion for STEM. She hopes to spread the knowledge she got from those classes to help young students develop and pursue their interests in STEM. Hannah has also done JV field hockey for two years! She enjoys painting landscapes in her free time ever since she was a child!

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Soham Patnaik


Soham is currently a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. His dream is to become a doctor while also minoring in Computer Science. He hopes to be able to help people in all sorts of ways. Outside of academics, Soham plays volleyball competitively on the MOD club team and also for Stevenson High School. He also loves to workout with his dad, spend time with his friends, and drive to new places.

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Thomas Edat


Thomas Edat is currently a senior at Adali E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, IL. He’s interested in pursuing a career in STEM and wants to use his skills to make a difference in the world. He is a part of multiple Executive Boards and an active member of his community. Outside of school, he is heavily involved in his club and school volleyball team. He also loves to cook and spend time with family and friends. 

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Anjani Sriram

Outreach Director

Anjani is currently a senior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. She hopes to pursue a stem major in college specifically the neuroscience and psychology fields. She works with kids frequently and wants every child to pursue their career goals regardless of obstacles. In her free time she enjoys being active in her school community with the Model UN team, HOSA and Art from the heart clubs. Outside of school she does martial arts and likes to watch good Netflix recommendations from friends. 


Arushi Srinivasan

Public Relations

Arushi Srinivasan is currently a junior at Adlai E. Stevenson High School. Through the various STEM related courses she has taken so far in high school, she has developed a passion for STEM and is interested in potentially pursuing a STEM-related career in the future. She is hoping to inspire others to involve themselves in the STEM world and pursue their goals. Outside of academics, Arushi enjoys playing basketball, doing taekwondo, and was on the JV fencing team in her school. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at an assisted living facility, reading, and hanging out with friends.

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