Our Team

Valeri Guevarra 

Founder of Teen Health 101

Valeri Guevarra is a 17-year-old junior at Indian Hills High School in NJ. Like other members of Gen-Z, she loves social media and the internet. Growing up with both, she witnessed the influence one voice or a collection of voices could have online, whether it has a positive and negative impact. Inspired by current events and her personal journey through health/fitness, Valeri founded Teen Health 101 to help teens lost in the masses of online health resources available, combat the spread of misinformation online, and amplify youth voices in healthcare.

 

Although she had an inherent interest in the healthcare industry with many family members pursuing nursing, she has cultivated her own independent passion for the field through Teen Health 101. Some of her favorite topics to cover are medical careers, reproductive rights, access to healthcare, mental health, and nutrition. Guevarra is also a writer, athlete, activist, and public speaker. 

 

Valeri hopes that teens utilize TH101’s resources to remain educated and informed about the health world around them. She also hopes that the organization inspires others to take initiative and create a solution to problems they see in the world and not be afraid to be a voice even in an adult-dominated field like healthcare. 

The TH101 team is comprised of volunteer students from the ages of 13-22 and divided into a content creator team and ambassadors.

 

The content creator staff includes individuals who produce content for our platforms (articles, social media, videos, etc.) and leaders who help run the organization's operations (website, marketing, press, finances, etc.).

 

Ambassadors mainly serve as audience representatives that assist in marketing, recruiting new staff, and generating new ideas.

Content Creator Staff

Website Operations

Social Media

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Sophia Bahadoor

Director of Operations

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Andrew Zimmers

Director of Written Content

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Eve Nevelos

Editor in Chief

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Fatou Yeli Kourouma

Editor

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Fauzia Haque

Editor

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Olivia Storti

Editor

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Temitope Obembe

Mailing List Manager

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Rohan Keshwala

Website Manager

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Nitya Kottapally

Ambassador Manager

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Rachel Kim

Assistant Ambassador Manager

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Director of Media

Julianna Zelnhefer

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Instagram Graphic Designer

Anisa Singh

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Instagram Outreach Manager

Rebecca Zhang

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Instagram General Manager

Tabatha Alegria

Contributing Writers

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Contributing Writer

Elias Azizi

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Contributing Writer

Sia Minhas

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Contributing Writer

Frank Granda

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Contributing Writer

Chloe Cho

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Contributing Writer

Silvia DiPaola

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Contributing Writer

Carolyn Mish

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Contributing Writer

Mint Suetrong

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Contributing Writer

Lily Ha

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Contributing Writer

Jaclyn Kotora

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Contributing Writer

Kiara Sahi

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Contributing Writer

Nathan Fry

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Contributing Writer

Aarya Arun

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Contributing Writer

Anamika Patel

Video

Podcast

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Samrithaa Balakrishnan

Director of Film/Video

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Grace Lannynd

Video Creator

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Sophie Solarino

Video Creator

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Jackie Simpson

Video Creator

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Video Creator

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Position Available

Video Creator

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Director of Podcasts

Position Available

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Podcaster

Athena Krik

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Podcaster

Han Vu-Tran

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Podcaster

Ridhi Machireddy

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Podcaster

Position Available

Digital Magazine

Projects/Events

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Magazine Editor in Chief

Karis Kelly

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Magazine Editor

Sophia Reyna

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Magazine Editor

Janine Villamil

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Magazine Editor

Caitlyn Hawley

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Magazine Editor

Shivani Karthikeyan

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Magazine Editor

Harika Kancharla

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Magazine Editor

Joslyn Kruse

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Mufliha Shake Dawood

Co-Director of Projects/Events

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Raffia Faisal

Co-Director of Projects/Events

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Simar Narula

Projects/Events Manager

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Anshika Shekhar

Projects/Events Manager

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Sydney Lee

Projects/Events Manager

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Sarah Oung

Projects/Events Manager

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Sophie Menon

Projects/Events Manager

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Shravani Chellapilla

Projects/Events Manager

Outreach & Press

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Anika Tripathi

Director of Outreach & Press

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Lorna Ding

Outreach Manager

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Sydney Clayton

Outreach Manager

Ambassador Team

Over 80 ambassadors and counting

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Founded by Valeri Guevarra

Website Design by Valeri Guevarra & Rohan Keshwala. 

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