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The core team

"Individuals can and do make a difference, but it takes a team to really mess things up."

Executive Cofounders

Our passionate and open-minded team of executives are eager to help you grow and find success through Statice. They will ensure that your experience at Statice will be unforgettable.

Derek Chen

Chief Executive Officer

Derek is a youth leader from the USA, aspiring to become a global health physician and recognized internationally for his community service projects. Outside of Statice, he is an organizing committee member at the International Youth Conference, a delegate to the AFS Youth Assembly, and a UN Civil Society Representative.

Michael Ren

Chief Operating and Technology Officer

Michael Ren is currently a junior at Syosset High School and one of the founding members of Statice. Being involved with computers since young, he decided to take on the task of creating a website for Statice from scratch. Michael enjoys playing soccer and track. He is currently researching new ways to apply machine learning in bioinformatics to reduce healthcare disparities.

Edward Ye

Chief Financial Officer

Edward is currently a student at Friends Academy in New York. He hopes to pursue a career in business/entrepreneurship, and is currently involved in multiple business programs. Besides his academic interests, he loves chess and lacrosse.

Joelle Lee

Chief Administrative Officer

Joelle is currently a student of Syosset High School, Long Island, New York. She swims both for the Syosset Varsity swim team and Long Island Express. Outside of school and swimming, Joelle loves to read the classics. She hopes to become a pediatric oncologist one day to play her part in eradicating childhood cancer.

Leading Officers

These capable students were chosen for their ability to lead each aspect of Statice at the international level. With our handpicked team of dedicated and hardworking officers, the only direction that Statice will move is forwards. Our officers will help you fit in and make sure you find your place in Statice.

Chiara Solano

Secretary

Chiara Solano is currently a student at Syosset High School. She has been a skier for more than 10 years and enjoys skiing in the East Coast. During the summer, Chiara often travels around Europe with her family. She's also on the Syosset varsity swim team. Chiara has interests in business and hopes to become an anesthesiologist in the future.

Matthew Liu

Codirector of Graphic Design

Matthew Liu attends Syosset High School as a sophomore and serves as one of the codirectors of graphic design at Statice. After finding out about Statice, he found that his skills paired perfectly with his current position. Some of his hobbies include cooking, listening to music, and art, as mentioned before.

Ishan Patel

Codirector of Research

Ishan is currently a sophomore attending Syosset High School. At school, he's a member of the Science Olympiad team, physics club, and badminton team. Outside of that Ishan enjoys listening to music and collecting vinyl records. Ishan hopes to pursue science research on disease prevention in the future!

Rachel Chen

Codirector of Fundraising

"Hi, I'm Rachel Chen, a current student in Syosset High School. I definitely wish to pursue a medical-related occupation in my future, although I'm not sure which specialty. Some of my many interests are swimming, baking, hiking, going to the beach, and hanging out with my friends! I also love playing with my dog Tank."

Andre Hwang

Codirector of Fundraising

Andre is also a student at Syosset High School. In addition to his interests in community service, he enjoys reading, playing the violin, and playing badminton. He looks forward to working with other organizations and charities to raise awareness for disorders, diseases, and many more.

Rachel Liu

Director of Outreach

Rachel is currently a sophomore at Syosset High School in New York. When not working at school, she enjoys swimming and diving for her school as well as outside school for club teams. Some of her hobbies include being an avid Yankees fan along with having a love for learning new topics and reading. She hopes to continue forward with a career in psychiatry.

Jaysukh Singh

Director of Editing

These days, Jaysukh is studying as a student at Syosset high school. Some of his interests include playing the oboe, fencing, and participating in competitive after-school clubs. He is currently conducting research on regenerative gene expression displayed by planarians.

Emily Tang

Codirector of Graphic Design

Emily Tang is currently a sophomore at Syosset High School in New York. She has a passion for art, and enjoys drawing, painting, and sketching. Other than art, her hobbies also include playing piano and saxophone.

Kali Ye

Codirector of Research

Kali is currently a student at Syosset High School. She hopes to pursue a career in the medical field. In addition to her interest in medicine, she enjoys painting, drawing, and playing the violin and piano. Kali helps oversee and run research operations in Statice.

Mehmet Mercan

Director of Blogging

Mehmet is currently a sophomore at Syosset High School in New York. He enjoys riding his bike, playing chess, being a Manchester City fan, and hanging out with his friends. Some of his school clubs include Science Olympiad and Robotics (FRC). He hopes either to pursue a career in medicine or computer science.

Nico Turcinovic

Codirector of Podcasting

Nico is currently a sophomore at Syosset High School and serves as a co-host of Statice's podcast. He enjoys listening to music, going out with friends, and most importantly, spending time with his family. In the future, he wishes to pursue a career in the medical field and provide more accessible mental health care for the underprivileged population.

Krishna Mohan

Codirector of Podcasting

Krishna is currently a sophomore at Syosset High School and serves as a co-host of Statice's podcast. He enjoys taking part in basketball and football, playing video games, and socializing with friends. Academically, he aspires to be a neurologist and hopes to help underprivileged citizens in India with their medical needs in the near future.

Melody Ho

Lead Graphic Designer

Melody is a rising junior at Syosset High School in New York. Outside of her interest in graphic designing for Statice, she enjoys drawing, programming, working with robots, playing badminton, and practicing the piano and violin. She looks forward to collaborating with Statice's officers and members!

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Commitment to success

Our officers are fully dedicated to making your time impactful.

300+

Officers and leaders

2.5k+

Worldwide members

The sun never sets on Statice

With 2,500+ student members from around the globe, we make things happen regardless of where you are.

We're proud to have so many students all over the world, all working together to raise awareness and improve the health awareness within our population.

Join Hands With Us

IP

Ishan Patel

United States

RN

Ricky Ni

United States

DS

Darren Shao

United States

AS

Anusha Shakeel

Pakistan

RS

Renata Samadova

Turkmenistan

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Erin Lee

United States

SP

Sokkum (Eunice) Park

South Korea

HM

Haleema Mahboob

United Arab Emirates

PS

Paul Santy

United States

KG

Kimberly Guardado

United States

US

Umaima Shabbir

Pakistan

MA

Mariam Amir

Canada

LS

Linsey Shen

United States

HC

Hannah Chan

United States

KC

Karina Cavanagh

United States

RK

Rachel Kim

United States

KY

Kali Ye

United States

KY

Keshang Ying

United States

KC

Kenneth Cao

United States

EC

Edison Chen

United States

FS

Faye Safir

United States

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Tina Yu

United States

OW

Oscar Wang

United States

SL

Simlok Lee

United States

SP

Shemaiah Palma

United States

SL

Sophie Liang

Hong Kong

AM

Andrew Mo

United States

TH

Terrence Ho

United States

JS

Jayden Shum

United States

SL

Hermione So

Hong Kong

FY

Favour Yakubu

Nigeria

SP

Shagnika Paul

United States

MM

Mehmet Mercan

United States

DR

Divyadharshni Ravikumar

United Arab Emirates

AV

Aarav Varma

United States

SK

Suhana Khan

Hong Kong

AC

Aiden Chantemsin

United States

SL

Sarah Ling

Hong Kong

YB

Yash Bhandari

India

HA

Harshitha Anaparthy

United States

KS

Kailey Simons

United States

MS

Matthew Simmons

United States

HR

Hibba Rashid

United States

AB

Angelina Belgiorno

United States

NS

Nandika Salhotra

United States

SG

Sean Guo

United States