Ajay graduated from Northwestern University (magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa) with degrees in Neuroscience and Philosophy, writing senior theses in both disciplines and publishing multiple peer-reviewed research papers in neuroscience. He is currently a third year student in the MD/PhD program at Harvard/MIT, and is enrolled in the Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics PhD program.
Bex majored in theatre and minored in creative writing at Northwestern University, graduating summa cum laude. After settling in Chicago, Bex won a prestigious Luminarts Cultural Foundation fellowship in creative writing. They are now an MFA candidate at Hamline University, where they study writing for children and young adults.
Juliet studied Playwriting and Biology at Northwestern University with a focus on Biochemistry and Biophysics. She worked for several years as a research scientist after graduation, eventually pursuing an MS in Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern
Shira studied Sociology and History at Northwestern University. Currently, she's a PhD candidate at Harvard University, where her research has been nationally recognized by several prestigious foundations.
Mike holds a BS in Political Science (Northwestern), an MSc in Sociology (Oxford), and an MD (Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai). He's pursuing a career in critical care in low-resource settings.
Molly earned her BS in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Global Health at Northwestern (summa cum laude, Tau Beta Pi). She is currently a PhD candidate in Biological Engineering at MIT.
Shara is an MA student in Jewish Gender and Women's Studies at the Jewish Theological Seminary. She holds a BA in Theatre from Northwestern with minors in Creative Writing and Gender and Sexuality Studies (summa cum laude).
Joanna is urrently a Chemistry PhD student at Northwestern University. She graduated with high honors from Wesleyan University with a BA in Chemistry and Mathematics.