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2023 SSEA Staff

2023 SSEA Staff

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Professional Staff


Portrait of Jamillah McDaniel

Jamillah McDaniel Ph.D. (she/her)
: Senior Director, Equity & Inclusion Initiatives 
Hometown: Oakland, CA


Portrait of Karolina Reyes.

Karolina Reyes (she/her)
Position: Associate Director, Undergraduate Communities 
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA


Portrait of Gaby Velazquez

Gaby Velazquez (she/her)
Position: Associate Director, Graduate Communities 
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA


Portrait of Luz Jimenez Ruvalcaba

Luz M. Jiménez Ruvalcaba Ph.D. (she/her)
Position: Associate Director, Graduate Outreach and Recruitment 
Hometown: Inglewood, CA


Portrait of Jackie Hernandez

Jackie Hernandez (she/her)
Position: Office and Programs Administrator 
Hometown: San Diego, CA 


Portrait of Martha Schmidhauser

Martha Schmidhauser (she/her)
Position: Accounting Associate 
Hometown: Iowa City, IA 

Resident Fellows  (RFs)

Current Stanford graduate students are responsible for the residential well-being of the SSEA program.

Portrait of Angel Rivera

Angel Rivera (she/her)
PhD in Education
Fun Fact: I have an eight month old black kitten (who would love to meet you all! <3)
Hometown: Los Angeles, California


Resident Assistants  (RAs)

Current Stanford undergraduate students are responsible for the residential well-being of the SSEA program.

Portrait of Alana Esposito

Alana Esposito (she/her)
Major: Individually Designed Major in Engineering (MS&E + CS)
Fun fact: I've been vegan for five years!
Hometown: Huntersville, North Carolina


Portrait of Alexi Lineman

Alexi Lindeman (she/her)
Major: Chemical Engineering
Fun fact: I built a coop to adopt six rescue chickens.
Hometown: Antioch, CA


Portrait of Ashley Martinez

Ashley Martinez (she/her)
Major: Chemical Engineering
Fun fact: I was a tour guide for a zinc and fluorescent mine. I also, unfortunately, hosted someone over winter break (guess who?).
Hometown:  Morristown, New Jersey


Portrait of Frances Raphael

Frances Raphael (he/him)
Major: Electrical Engineering
Fun fact: I won the Intramurals championship for soccer this past summer!
Hometown: Hyattsville, Maryland


Portrait of Isaias Martinez

Isaias Martinez (he/him)
Major: Bioengineering
Fun fact: I've played soccer for 13 years starting when I was five years old. Although I don't play much now, I still watch it often with my favorite team being FC Barcelona.
Hometown: Rosemead, California


Portrait of John Felix

John Felix (he/his)
Major: Bioengineering 
Fun fact: I can't ride a bike
Hometown: Porterville, CA


Portrait of Juan Bautista Romaniuk

Juan Bautista Romaniuk (Bauti) (He/Him)
Major: Civil Engineering and Architectural Design
Fun fact: I spent the last winter break with a friend I met at SSEA!
Hometown: Mendoza, Argentina


Portrait of Kenny Hernandez

Kenny Hernandez (he/him)
Major: Chemical Engineering 
Fun fact: One of my goals before I graduate is to run a marathon!
Hometown: Baltimore, Maryland


Portrait of Magaly Aviles

Magaly Aviles (she/her)
Major: Mechanical Engineering 
Fun fact: During the school year, in my room I had 15 plushies in total!!!
Hometown: South Gate, CA


Portrait of Milo Golding

Milo Golding (he/him)
Major: Bioengineering 
Fun fact: I’ve been told that I look taller in person than how I look in pictures. I guess I’m keeping people on their toes.
Hometown: Lexington, KY


Portrait of Omar Ramos Escoto

Omar Ramos Escoto (he/him)
Major: Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering (co-term)
Fun fact: I was born on my mom's birthday!
Hometown: San Salvador, El Salvador


Portrait of Sufi Javed

Sufi Javed (he/him)
Major: Material Science and Engineering
Fun fact: During fall quarter of my freshmen year, I switched majors every week. I went from Bio Engineering to Chemical Engineering to Civil and Environmental Engineering to Biomechanical Engineering to Civil and Environmental Engineering again to Material Science and Engineering. Quite the journey I suppose.
                             Hometown: Brooklyn, New York

Source URL: https://engineering.stanford.edu/students-academics/equity-and-inclusion-initiatives/undergraduate-programs/stanford-summer-1