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Our Team: Testimonials
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CEO and Co-Founder

Justine Garfinkel

BOARD MEMBERS

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JUSTINE GARFINKEL

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MATTHEW FLOUNDERS

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ALEX EATON

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HAYOUNG YOUN

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RALPH BURNLEY

Our Team: Meet the Team

SCHOOL CHAPTERS

RISE is organized into school-specific chapters in order to create communities for tutors throughout schools of Philadelphia & South NJ

Leader: Melissa Vaaltyn

PHILADELPHIA COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE

Leader: Nicholas Allen

LEWIS KATZ SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

Leader: Talia Gebhard

DREXEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Leader: Rithvik Kata

SIDNEY KIMMEL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY

TBA

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Our Team: List
Our Team: List

COMMITTEES

Our nonprofit is organized into a number of subcommittees to engage multiple community members in the organization’s growth and impact

BLOG

Leader: Zurwa Nishat
Members: Leena Kasa, Minjal Patel, Sereh Sannoh, Ritika Chamlagai, Nicholas Allen, Jade McNulty, Lavanya Aluri, Sunisha Busarajan, Shreya Ghosh

COLLEGE PREP

Leader: Ankith Rao
Members: Emily Lingo, Caitlyn Nguyen, Duy Lee

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Leader: Lila Samuelson

Members: Andrea Makowski (Drexel), Lavanya Aluri (Temple), Angeli Thomas (PCOM), Julie Cooper (Jefferson/Junior)Neha Bhardwaj (Junior COL)

CURRICULUM

Leader: Haley Raphael
Members: Pari Pancholy, Sarah Wenyon, Sydney Otaka, Ritik Kadakia

FUNDRAISING

Leader: Tej Patel
Members: Jesse Devlin, Rohith Tudi

RISK MANAGEMENT

Leader: Brigit Coleman
Member: Bari Zweben, Arpeet Patel

PROJECT OUTCOMES

Leader: Alyssa Ison
Members: Isvita Marfatia, Ryan Lee

TECHNOLOGY

Leader: Liz Ridge
Members: Colleen Aslami

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