Our Team

Core Team

Sairandri Sathyanarayanan

Founder

Sairandri is a senior at the University of Washington, Seattle, majoring in biology and minoring in chemistry. She is a Peer Health Educator and conducts workshops, panels, and other programs to promote mental health awareness, healthy sexuality, and wellness on campus. Additionally, she also sings for an east-meets-west fusion music ensemble on campus.

Brooke Thimmig

Director of Content Development

Brooke is a dance major and pre-med student in her senior year at the University of Washington. Brooke currently works as an Emergency Medical Technician for American Medical Response running 911 and medical transfer calls on a Basic Life Support ambulance. At the UW, Brooke serves as a Dance Student Association officer, student representative on the Department of Dance’s Diversity Committee, and Peer Health Educator/ Student Resource for the Department of Dance. In her free time, Brooke teaches CPR to student groups on campus with the Nick of Time Foundation and has performed in the Department of Dance’s 2018, 2019, and 2020 Faculty Dance Concerts.

Aniruddh Saxena

Director of Strategy and Operations

Aniruddh is a senior at UW who loves to hike (or sleep) when not stressing over school. He is currently majoring in Bioengineering and works in a lab that uses stem cells to find cures for neuromuscular disease

Ed van Bruggen

Lead Web Developer

Ed is a senior at the University of Washington studying physics and applied math. He is currently conducting research on a new Dark Higgs model which would allow for dark matter production at the Large Hadron Collider. In conjunction, he is working on a project to quickly perform truth level reinterpretations of particle analyses. In his free time he works on various programming projects and does photography.

Serah Prakkat

Director of Outreach and Media

Serah Prakkat is currently a senior with an avid interest in human behavior and technology and intends to double major in Psychology and HCDE. In addition to MHEA, she is a part of another non-profit organization at UW named 'Kinspire' which aims to help educationally aspiring orphans in India receive the knowledge they deserve. She is also an ardent dog lover and has even started an Instagram account dedicated to her dog, Charlie.

Advisors

Megan Kennedy

Megan Kennedy is the Manager of Strategic Initiatives for Student Wellness at the University of Washington. In her role, she aims to help the campus increase its capacity to support student mental health and reduce suicide. Megan Kennedy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Seattle, Washington, USA).

Volunteers

Raghav Mecheri

Chennai Volunteer

Srihari Balaji

Chennai Volunteer

Kshitij Jain

Lucknow Volunteer

Keshav Kumar Singh

Bareilly Volunteer

Kartikeye Khanna

Lucknow Volunteer

Prashaant Ranganathan

Jamshedpur Volunteer

Nistha Mithra

Jamshedpur Volunteer

Abarna Venkataramani

Hosur Volunteer

Kavyashree R

Hosur Volunteer

Rujula

Chennai Volunteer

J Vaishnavi

Chennai Volunteer

Arunachalam Rahraman

Chennai Volunteer

Aarti Chandrasekar

Chennai Volunteer

Uditi Krishna

Chennai Volunteer

Shraddha Balaji

Chennai Volunteer

Vinaya Parthasarathy

Chennai Volunteer

Silvana Segura

Seattle Volunteer

Olivia Bosworth

Seattle Volunteer