Shantanu, an aspiring physicist, aims to understand and leverage the most fundamental nature of the universe through Quantum Computing research at the Yale Quantum Institute. Outside of the lab and classes, he enjoys participating in and enabling volunteering through Rotaract and VolunToken, woodworking, playing intramural sports, and solving riddles!
Jack Frésquez '21 (Vice President of International Projects)
Jack is a junior in Berkeley College studying Ethnicity, Race & Migration. Outside of Rotaract, he helps lead Yale’s chapter of Matriculate, De Colores, and works part-time as a research assistant. In his free time, Jack enjoys going for runs, attending local car shows, and taking his dog, Indy, for walks.
Sukhman Singh '21 (Vice President of Local Projects)
Sukhman is a junior from New York City working towards developing a humbling, synergistic understanding of mathematics and physics. He enjoys sharing what he learns and tries his best to help others in all ways possible. As a passionate community service volunteer, he hopes to organize several projects in New Haven that will provide a variety of meaningful support for underfunded schools and to those families in most need.
Kynzie Clark '22 (Secretary/Treasurer)
Kynzie is a sophomore from Boulder, Colorado & has been involved with Rotary since high school. Outside of Rotaract, Kynzie competes with Yale Mock Trial and works part-time. She loves fun facts, puns, and (more importantly) service above self (amiright)?
Fatos Karadeniz '20
Fatos is a senior in Grace Hopper College majoring in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She is interested in pursuing a career in medicine and health policy.
Past: Local Projects Coordinator, YR President 2018-9
Daud Shad '21
Daud is a junior from New Jersey studying Architecture and Political Science.
Josh Murray '20
Josh is a senior in Silliman College studying Political Science. In addition to Rotaract, Josh works with the Yale Prison Education Initiative, is the treasurer of Yale’s Freestyle Collective, and is involved with numerous activist groups on campus and in New Haven. He also produces & performs music, and enjoys using it as a way to encourage & empower others.
Eamonn Smith '21
Eamonn Smith, Silliman College, First Year, Hopkins High School, Squash Haven Tutoring, Sigma Phi Epsilon
Sam Maniscalco '21
Sam is a first-year in Ezra Stiles College interested in studying Global Affairs and Statistics and Data Science. Sam is from New Milford, Connecticut, and is interested in human rights and international development. Outside of Rotaract, Sam is a member of Yale Club Basketball and YIRA, and enjoys spending time with friends, travelling, and learning new things.
Jude Alawa '19 (Alumni)
Jude Alawa is a junior studying Global Affairs and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. He is a Syrian-American from Miami, Florida and is interested in the intersection between medicine and public policy, especially as it pertains to increasing access to healthcare for marginalized populations.
Past: Co-President of YR
Stephanie Levine '19 (Alumni)
Past: Co-President of YR
Omair Khan '19 (Alumni)
Past: International Project Coordinator
Winston Huynh '19 (Alumni)
Winston Huynh, a junior in Timothy Dwight College, is from San Jose, California and majoring in Biomedical Engineering. He has been involved with Rotary since high school. Apart from Rotaract, he conducts research in a Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry laboratory, is Outreach Director of the Yale Undergraduate Society for the Biological Sciences, and enjoys playing basketball.
Past: Treasurer of YR
Batmanlai Ontogtokh '18 (Alumni)
Batman(lai) is a senior in Saybrook College from Chicago, Illinois studying Economics and Energy Studies and has been involved in Rotary since high school. Outside of Rotaract, Batmanlai is a part of the Yale Student Environmental Coalition, VITA, and enjoys playing spikeball.
Past: Vice President
Zaki Bahrami '18 (Alumni)
Zaki is a senior from Muncie, Indiana in Davenport College studying Global Affairs, Statistics, and Data Science, with a specific interest in sustainable development and social impact finance. He loves almost all community activities, from service to sports to eating food.
Past: President of YR
Alec Rodriguez '18 (Alumni)
Alec Rodriguez is a senior in Timothy Dwight College. He is majoring in Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology and is struggling with the pre-med life. He thinks Yale Rotaract is a great way to learn more about issues in the world and fundraise for certain causes. He is a crazy cat lady and an avid Netflix watcher.
Roshan Sharma (Alumni)
Roshan Sharma is a researcher at the medical school focused on Neuro-oncology. He is from Sugar Land, Texas and has been involved in Rotary his entire life. He is committed to fulfilling its goal of service above self.
Elise Gubbins (Alumni)
Alex Croxford (Alumni)
Jennifer Marie Godfrey (Alumni)
Jennifer Godfrey is recent graduate of Yale. She was a Global Affairs major on the development track in the Jackson Institute of Global Affairs. Jennifer had been active in Rotary since high school. She was the recipient of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award in 2012. Jennifer is passionate about issues of global health and economic development. In her spare time, Jennifer had played on three club sports teams at Yale (soccer, lacrosse and skiing) and worked for the Yale Global Health Review. She enjoys traveling and eating ice cream (particularly gelato in Italy!).
Hanah Lee (Alumni)
Hailing from sunny Arcadia, California, Hanah is a sophmore in Silliman College who is a prospective Global Affairs or economics major. After working with Interact and Rotary on the local and district level, Hanah is super excited about continuing her service work with Yale Rotaract. Outside of Rotaract, Hanah is also involved with YIRA and the AASA. In her spare time, you can usually catch her binge watching bad rom-coms or napping!
Gracie Jin (Alumni)
Gracie Jin is a sophomore in Berkeley College interested in medicine and global affairs. She loves ukuleles, painting, and singing with her a cappella group. Since high school, Gracie has worked with the Pittsburgh Rotary as the president and district governor of Interact, as well as attending the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). She is excited to continue meaningful service with Rotaract!
Shreni Shah (Alumni)
Shreni is a senior in Stiles majoring in MCDB. She loves to dance and is the captain of Yale MonstRAASity. She loves to volunteer at Yale-New Haven where she spends her time playing with children in the pediatric wing. In her free time, Shreni enjoys painting her designs on her nails, reading, and playing pranks on her suitemates!
Kevin Chen (Alumni)
Hailing from the great state of Texas, Kevin is currently a MB&B major in Morse College. Aside from his service as a proud Rotaractor, he loves to explore his diverse passions by volunteering at HAVEN Free Clinic, organizing Y-Hack, tutoring organic chemistry, and studying telomeres in a cancer research lab. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys listening to music, following his beloved Dallas sports teams, and turning into a beast on the basketball court (but seriously though...).
Victoria Loo (Alumni)
Victoria is a senior in Morse College. She hails from beautiful San Jose, CA and is currently looking toward a prospective major in either Global Affairs or Political Science. Along with contributing to Yale Rotaract, Victoria is also involved in YIRA and Danceworks here on campus. Victoria is the current Rotary Chair, so feel free to reach out to her if you would like to know more about Rotaract or the New Haven Rotary Club.
Annie Bui (Alumni)
Annie is a prospective Geology & Geophysics and Environmental Studies double major. She hails from Dallas, TX, the land of cowboy boots, Whataburger, and BBQ sauce. Annie enjoys working on fundraising projects in Yale Rotaract, encouraging sustainable action as the Berkeley Coordinator for Sustainability, dancing with Yale Swing & Blues, and working at the Yale Law School. In her free time, she loves photography, eating, playing piano and guitar, practicing Chinese, and meeting new people!
Krishnan Srinivasan (Alumni)
Krishnan is a recent Yale graduate who studied Computer Science and Math. Outside of Rotaract, he was involved with YHack, and likes to spend his time on app development and graphic design.