Student Leaders and Members

Meital Agagi (’22)

Co-Fundraising Chair

Meital Agagi is a sophomore studying biomedical engineering from Great Neck, NY. She has been on fundraising and the Nicaragua team since freshman year. Outside of EWB, Meital is in the boxing club and enjoys hanging out with her friends. She looks forward to the implementation of the project and raising lots of money through great events this year.

 

Sophie Bredenkamp (’21)

Malawi Project Leader

Sophie is a junior studying electrical engineering with an interest in renewable energy and power electronics. Sophie is from Bethesda, Maryland and has been a member of the Malawi project since her freshman year. Outside of EWB, Sophie is a member of the Tufts Climbing Team and works at an electric car research and development company in Cambridge.

 

Melinda Burns (’22)

Treasurer

Mels is a sophomore electrical engineering major and Co-Treasurer of EWB. She is part of the Nicaragua project, where she enjoys helping people and working on solving the countless problems that come with building a water tower. She spends most of her time building circuits, playing board games, listening to music, and taking care of her plants.

 

Elana Chan (’21)

President

Elana is a junior studying Environmental Engineering and Community Health. She has been a part of the Malawi project team since her freshman year, and she travelled to Malawi for the first implementation trip in summer 2018. Outside of EWB, Elana can be found volunteering in her community, conducting research with the environmental

 

Olive Garst (’21)

Vice President / Nicaragua Project Leader

Olive is a junior studying electrical engineering with an interest in engineering education. She is from Philadelphia, PA and has been a part of EWB since freshman year. Outside of EWB, Olive participates in the women's ultimate frisbee team, climbs, and loves to draw.

 

Annmarie Hoch (’21)

Institute for Global Leadership Chair

Annmarie is a junior studying Community Health. She is from Chelmsford, MA and has been involved in Engineers Without Borders’ Malawi project since her sophomore year. Around campus, she is also involved in the Melisma music magazine, Jumpstart, and the Center for Engineering, Education, and Outreach.

 

Aditi Periyannan (’22)

Institute for Global Leadership Chair

Aditi is a sophomore studying Mechanical Engineering and Human Factors Engineering. She is from Palo Alto, California and has been involved in the Tufts Chapter of Engineers Without Border's Nicaragua project since the begining of her freshman year. Outside of EWB, she teaches piano with Tufts Community Music and is a member of the Tufts Chapter of the America Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Elsa Rohm (’22)

Malawi Project Co-Project Leader & Community Outreach Co-chair

Elsa is a sophomore studying environmental engineering and community health from Providence, RI. She has been part of the Malawi group since her first year at Tufts and is very excited to take on a leadership role as project lead this year. She is interested in access to WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) resources during emergencies and hopes to work internationally in the future. Outside of EWB, she tutors middle schoolers in math and enjoys watching Boston sports!

 

Morgan Strong (’20)

Treasurer

Morgan is a senior studying Mechanical Engineering and minoring in French. She joined Engineers Without Borders freshman year and has loved that she can take her classroom knowledge and use it to help people around the world.  Outside of EWB, she is on the club lacrosse team and sings in the Tufts Concert Choir!