Howdy! My name is Gabi Hernandez, and I am a senior chemical engineering major from Sugar Land, Texas! I am so excited to serve as your President for the upcoming year and see what the year has in store! SWE has always been close to my heart since freshman year when I joined SWElites. Since then, I have had the honor of serving as the FLAME chair, Outreach chair, and Vice President of Internal Affairs along with serving on the SWE Inspire committee. Outside of SWE, I have the privilege of being part of the Zachry Leadership Program, and I thoroughly enjoy trying new restaurants, Ukranian Egg Dying, and traveling!
Howdy! My name is Sarah Macias and I am a Senior Chemical Engineering student from San Antonio, Tx. I first became involved in SWE by joining SWElites during my freshman year. I went on to become the SWElites STEMfest committee counselor during my sophomore year and the SWElites Co-chair during my Junior year. Outside of SWE, I am privileged to be a member of the Zachry Leadership Program and enjoy playing the oboe in my free time. This year I will be serving as your Vice President of Internal Affairs. I am excited to see what this year holds for us!
My name is Alexis DeGraaff and I am a junior chemical engineering major from Temple, TX, but most importantly, I am the loudest and proudest member of the fight'n Texas Aggie class of 2022. A-A-A Whoop! My SWE journey began in the 6th grade when I attended a camp hosted by SWE TAMU that sparked my interest in engineering and this university. During my freshman year, I was in SWElites and on the Public Relations committee. Last year, I served as one of your Outreach officers working directly with SWE Inspire and SWENext. Now, I am thrilled to be serving as your External VP for this upcoming year and am excited to see what we achieve together. I love cooking, baking, arts and crafts, hiking, playing my Nintendo Switch, and being social. So if you ever see me around campus, please don’t hesitate to stop and say ‘Howdy’!
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Vice President of External Affairs
Howdy! My name is Tatjanna Webb and I am a sophomore chemical engineering major from San Angelo, TX. This is my second year in SWE and I am currently serving as your Corporate Vice President. In previous years, I have been involved with SWElites and been the chair for the PR committee. When I'm not busy with school, work, or SWE, I enjoy rock climbing, cooking, and watching Netflix. I am very excited for this coming year with SWE and to see everyone again!
Howdy! My name is Michaela Matocha and I am a junior computer science major from Round Rock, TX. I've been in SWE since my freshman year, starting in the SWElites fundraising committee, then I served as one of the SWElites co-chairs last year. I've also been involved in SWE Inspire, FLAME, and PR. Some of my favorite things to do outside of SWE and doing schoolwork are crocheting, playing video games, and sending postcards to my friends. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as your VP Admin this year, and I can't wait to help the officers stay organized to make their events amazing!
Howdy! My name is Inchara Nelogal and I am a Sophomore majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Round Rock, TX. Last year, I served as a member of SWElites and as the first ever Freshmen Representative Officer for our chapter. This year, I am ECSTATIC to be serving as the Vice President of Finance and can't wait to see what this year has in store for us! In my free time, I enjoy blogging, crocheting, hanging out with friends, and trying new foods. I can't wait to get to know you all this coming year!
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Vice President of Administration
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Executive Office Hours
President, Gabriela Hernandez Wednesday: 10:00-11:00 am, Thursday: 8:00-9:00 am
VP Internal, Sarah Macias Wednesday: 10:30-11:30 am, Thursday: 1:00-2:00 pm
VP External, Alexis DeGraaff Tuesday: 11:10 am -12:20 pm, Wednesday: 9:30-10:30 am
VP Admin, Michaela Matocha Tuesday: 11:00 am-12:00 pm , Wednesday: 2:45-3:45 pm
VP Corporate, Tatjanna Webb Tuesday: 2:00-3:00 pm, Thursday: 9:00-10:00 am
VP Finance, Inchara Nelogal: Tuesday: 10:00-11:00 am, Thursday: 10:00-11:00 am
Meeting ID: 921 5591 0025
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Howdy! My name is Alexia Perez, and I am a Junior Computer Engineering major from Houston, TX. I became involved in SWE during my freshman year, and during my sophomore year, I became the professional development counselor for SWElites as well as part of the Public Relations committee. Some of my hobbies include hanging out with friends, watching movies, and horse riding. I am now serving as Membership Chair, and I'm really excited to see what this year has in store!
Howdy! My name is Isabela Ferrer and I am a junior Chemical Engineering major from Sugar Land, Texas. I was a member of SWElites my freshman year where I served on the STEMfest committee and was a High School Conference co-chair as a sophomore. I am looking forward to being the Public Relations chair this year! Outside of SWE I am involved in AIChE and MSC OPAS. In my free time I enjoy reading, playing music, trying new restaurants, and baking.
Howdy! My name is Andrea Nuñez and I am a Junior Industrial & Systems Engineering major from Brownsville, TX. SWE has been a huge part of my college life since my freshmen year in SWElites. I then joined SWE Rep committee and became the Membership Officer my Sophomore year. I love dancing, making TikToks and spending time with family and friends. I am so excited to now serve as your F.L.A.M.E. Chair!
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Howdy! My name is Jaclyn “Emily” Berndt, and I am a senior Mechanical Engineering major from Sanger, TX. I am so excited to be serving as a High School Conference Co-Chair this year! I’ve been involved in SWE for the past three years and am excited to be embarking on my fourth year. My involvement with SWE started my freshman year as a member of the SWElites class of 2021, then my sophomore year I had the privilege of serving as a counselor on the SWE Representative Committee. This past year as a junior I served as a Socials Officer/Co-chair. Outside of SWE, I love doing things outdoors. Some of my favorite hobbies are fishing, camping, and going on adventures. I also love a good movie and spending quality time with friends and family!
High School Conference
Howdy! My name is Suzanne Thomas, and I am a Junior Electrical Engineering major from Dallas, TX. I became involved in SWE through SWElites my freshman year. I continued as part of the SWE Representative Committee and as Professional Development co-chair. Some of my hobbies include playing piano, bullet journaling, and spending time with friends and family. I am really excited to be one of the High School Conference co-chairs this year, and I am looking forward to a great year!
High School Conference
Howdy! My name is Emma Rader and I am a sophomore engineer from Prosper, Texas. During my freshman year in SWE, I was part of the professional development committee in SWElites and the design committee for the SWE High School Conference. Outside of school activities, I have my own small business where I sell clothing and decor that I make myself. When I'm not working on products for my shop, I like to sew clothes for myself, read mystery and sci-fi books, and bake. I am very excited to be a Co-Chair for the SWE HSC and can't wait for this coming year!
High School Conference
Howdy! My name is Amanda Ngo, and I am a junior Chemical Engineering major from Plano, Texas. I am a former SWElite and Professional Development Co-Chair and am so excited to serve as your SWE Representative for the 2019-2020 school year! Outside of SWE, I am extremely involved with the Engineering Honors Program as a member of ExComm. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family, watching anime, and playing ultimate frisbee.
Howdy! My name is Emma Ong, and I am a sophomore Computer Science major from Houston, TX. I have the honor to serve as a SWElites Co-Chair this year and am excited to pass on everything I learned in SWElites last year to the next freshman class! In addition to SWElites, I have had the privilege of participating in FLAME, the SWE TREC team, and one of the SWE Aggies Against COVID-19 teams. Outside of SWE, I have been involved with Girls Who Code, Kode With Klossy, and Built By Girls. In my free time, I enjoy watching Chinese Dramas, working out, listening to music, and spending time with my friends and family!
Howdy! My name is Rachel Gruenbaum and I am a sophomore Chemical Engineering major from Fort Worth, TX. After being a member of the SWElites service committee last year, I am super excited to be serving as one of this year’s SWElites co-chairs! In addition to SWElites, I was a part of the SWEsters Against COVID-19 research team and the SWE Big-Little Program last year. Outside of SWE, I love drinking coffee, trying new recipes, working out, and exploring thrift stores with my friends!
Howdy! My name is Daniela Liendo and I’m a junior Civil Engineering major from Laredo, Texas. I am so excited to serve as one of the Outreach Co-Chairs, specifically in charge of SWE Engage! My SWE involvement started this past year with the SWE Outreach committees. Outside of SWE, I am an ambassador for Women in Engineering and Access and Inclusion. I am also involved in SHPE, ASCE, and Aggieland Mariachi. I really love to spend time with my friends, paint memes, play music, and most importantly I love teaching young students. I am very passionate about this program and I am ready to have an amazing year!
Howdy! My name is Lindsey Harrington, and I am a sophomore Multidisciplinary Engineering major from Pearland, TX. The focus of my degree is on STEM Education, so I could not be more excited to serve as the SWE Outreach Co-Chair and lead the Inspire team! During my first year in SWE, I was a member of both the FLAME and Outreach programs. I am also involved in two other on-campus organizations that I am really passionate about: Cru and PSUN. I enjoy running, reading, golfing, and you can find me at a coffee shop any time of day or night! I cannot wait to see what this next year brings!
Howdy! My name is Anjali Segu, and I am a Sophomore Computer Science major from Austin, TX. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as this year’s STEMfest officer. My journey with SWE started through SWElites during my freshman year. I quickly became passionate about our goal to empower other females in STEM. Some of my favorite things to do outside of SWE and schoolwork are dancing, baking, acting, and creating watercolor paintings.
Howdy! My name is Yajaira Alejandra (Alex) Puente, and I am a Junior Interdisciplinary
Engineering major from Waco, TX. My favorite number is 17, and my favorite color is orange. I’m super excited to serve as one of two SWE Socials Co-Chairs. I have been involved in the FLAME Mentorship Program, as well as in SWENext’s Public Relations Committee. When I’m not studying or at SWE events, I love to read WEBTOON comics (It’s not a healthy hobby anymore, seriously, someone please help me.), participating in outreach activities, drawing,etc. Although it’s 2020, I am STILL looking forward to what the future can hold. “Always believe in yourself, even if you don’t want to.”
Yajaira Alejandra Puente
Howdy! My name is Dakota Graves and I am a sophomore Industrial & Systems Engineering major from El Paso, TX. I started getting involved in SWE at the beginning of my freshman year as a part of the SWElites Socials Committee. I am now a Socials Co-Chair and I am so excited to continue my SWE journey this year! During my free time, I love to draw, listen to music, and watch mystery movies. I also love spending quality time with my friends and family.
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Howdy! My name is Roshin Lal and I am a sophomore Computer Engineering major from Dallas, Texas. As a freshman, I had the opportunity to join SWE through SWElites in the Professional Development Committee. Additionally, in my second semester, I also joined the socials committee. In my free time, I love to play piano and sing music, to experiment in cooking and to spend time with family and friends. I am honored to serve as your Professional Development Co-Chair for this coming year and hope to grow alongside every single one of you at our events!
Howdy! My name is Abby Rooney, and I am a junior Chemical Engineering and Spanish double major from Katy, Texas. This spring semester, I will be one of your PD Co-Chairs. I just got back from co-op, so I am excited to get more involved in SWE. In the past, I have served as VP of Finance and SWE Representative. I also did SWElites my freshman year and am now a Big. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, and exploring. I recently got scuba certified and am a few hours from completing my Private Pilot License, so hopefully there will be a few trips in my future! I can't wait to get to know you all this semester.
Howdy! My name is Chandlier (Pronounced Chandler) R. Richmond and I’m from Mansfield, TX. I am currently a General Engineering major and Electrical Engineering hopeful. Additionally, I am involved in the University Honors Program and the National Society of Black Engineers. During my spare time, I love to read, listen to podcasts, play basketball, and mingle with friends and family. I am thrilled to work with my Co-Chair as your Freshmen Representative for SWE!
Chandlier R. Richmond
Howdy! My name is Marissa Ovenshire, and I am from Dallas, TX. As a freshman I am in general engineering right now with the plan to apply to computer engineering by the end of the year. I am incredibly excited to be one of the freshman representatives this year. In my free time I enjoy singing, running, and watching movies.
Mahnoosh is a Ph.D. student in industrial engineering. She got her B.S. degree in petroleum engineering and Economics from Sharif University of Technology. Her research area is in health care, human factors and data science. Mahnoosh joined SWE when she started school at Texas A&M in 2016. She believes that SWE is a professional organization which helps women in engineering to improve their leadership and communication skills and build great networks. In her free time, Mahnoosh enjoys playing the piano, cooking and watching movies.
Sheyenne is a Master’s student in Civil Engineering with a structural engineering specialization. She received her B.S. in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M. Her research involves testing asymmetric steel shapes. She has been a part of SWE since her freshman year of college and loves the community of like-minded women that she has found. In her free time, she enjoys playing board games and video games, watching basketball, and reading.
Manali is a Ph.D. student in Chemical Engineering. She received her M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University and her bachelor’s degree from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani in India. Her current research involves the use of process systems engineering and optimization techniques to reduce the environmental footprint of energy generation systems. Attending the WE19 conference and meeting so many amazing women inspired Manali to join GradSWE at Texas A&M, and contribute to the organization’s efforts in promoting women’s involvement in engineering and technology. Outside of work, Manali enjoys reading, painting and movies.