About Us

STEM Unites was founded by Riya Mehta and Samir Patel; two passionate university students committed to igniting a love for STEM among younger generations.

With a mission to provide an interactive platform for youth to explore, engage, and participate in exciting events, we aim to inspire curiosity, foster learning, and create a vibrant community that celebrates the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Our Mission

At STEM Unites, our mission is to empower the next generation with knowledge and inspiration in the world of STEM. We offer comprehensive information, valuable resources, and immersive experiences through engaging events, workshops, and community initiatives.

Join us in nurturing young minds, fostering a love for learning, and unlocking the limitless potential that STEM has to offer. Together, we can shape a brighter future through the power of education and innovation.

Our Benefits

Leadership & Team Skills
Learn about STEM Opportunities
Attend Engaging Events
Earn Volunteer Hours

Engage with STEM Unites to cultivate essential leadership and team-building skills that will shape your future. From collaborative projects to problem-solving challenges, develop the abilities needed to excel in the STEM fields.

Explore a wide range of STEM opportunities through our platform, including internships, scholarships, competitions, and educational programs, to fuel your passion for learning and growth.

Make a positive impact on your community while earning valuable volunteer hours by actively participating in STEM Unites' initiatives. By doing so, you can gain practical experiences, and contribute to meaningful projects.

Immerse yourself in exciting demonstrations, guest lectures, and networking sessions through STEM Unites. These events will allow for a real life experience in STEM, fostering growth and inspiration.

Riya Mehta


Samir Patel


Meet the Founders

Meet Samir, the other co-founder of STEM Unites and a second-year Computer Science student at the Carleton University. With a diverse range of interests including sports, music, robotics, and coding, Samir believes in the transformative power of STEM. Together with Riya, he started STEM Unites to provide resources, opportunities, and information to inspire and guide aspiring STEM enthusiasts.

Meet Riya, one of the co-founders of STEM Unites and a second-year university student majoring in Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary. With a passion for STEM and aspirations of becoming a doctor, Riya, alongside Samir, founded the organization to provide resources, opportunities, and information for those interested in STEM careers.

Meet our Executive Team

Manuela Izarra-Jacome

Event Coordinator

Siri Kishore Dola

Event Coordinator

Sehej Singh

Event Coordinator

Rojina Sayaham

General Member Coordinator

Adalia Vargas

General Member Coordinator

Keya Kadaika

Business Relations Coordinator

Mrunmayi Warade

Business Relations Coordinator

An Nguyen

Recruitment Director

Rhiannon Eppley

Graphic Designer

Shritha Thumma

Graphic Designer

Pranathi Kavi

Social Media Coordinator

Megan Li

Social Media Coordinator

Matthew Tan

Website Coordinator

Harneet Sammewali