Announcing the VolunTEEN Team: Sophie BernsteinSophie is an 11th grade student in St. Louis, MO. She is the President of VolunTEEN Nation and Go Healthy St. Louis. Sophie focuses her service efforts on environmental issues and youth with special needs. Her eagerness to help our neighbors have access to recreational sports activities was the spark to create Aces for All. She is an active organizer in all volunTEEN Nation's sports clinics and conservation events. Sophie has received grants from organizations and corporations nationwide to plant vegetable gardens to grow and deliver fresh produce to local food banks to help feed the hungry.
Jonathan KnohlJonathan graduated from the University of Alabama in May 2016, majoring in Finance and minoring in Political Science. During high school, Jonathan was very involved with DECA. He served as his chapter's president and competed on the international level during his senior year. At the University of Alabama, Jon fulfilled a leadership role in its DECA Chapter. He is the Southeast Regional Representative for VolunTEEN Nation.
Megan FooMegan is a student at the University of Pennsylvania who is passionate about sustainable giving and nonprofit service. As the Global Outreach Director for VolunTEEN Nation, she hopes to promote sensitivity to global development and justice issues. A fervent advocate of women’s education, Megan is the founder of the Hong Kong chapter of Women LEAD, a nonprofit organization that focuses on empowering adolescent girls in Nepal to be leaders. Having been involved with philanthropic causes including raising funds for family violence intervention programs and conducting research on women's entrepreneurial development in Guatemala, Megan is also the Chief Content Officer of Givology, an online giving marketplace that leverages dollar donations to fund grassroots education projects in developing communities. When not volunteering, Megan enjoys running cross country, traveling, and reading about issues in STEM. Her favorite subjects are physics, mathematics and chemistry.
Neha SinghNeha is VolunTEEN Nation's International Science and Technology Director. She graduated in May 2013 from St. Bonaventure University with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and from University of Oxford in fall 2014 with a Master's in Radiation Biology and Oncology. She is currently a medical student at George Washington University. Neha began volunteering at the age of 12 through her local Youth Engagement Services program in Buffalo, New York. As someone passionate about science, she aims to promote youth participation in science and technology education.