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These 17 society alumni made the Forbes 30 under 30 list

Eighteen Society STEM competition alumni made the 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Forbes today released the eighth annual “30 Under 30” list, featuring 600 young innovators, entrepreneurs and risk-takers who are putting a new twist on what it means to be a leader for the next generation.  The Forbes class of 2019 30 Under 30 list, includes 30 honorees for each of the 20 categories, 17 of whom are alumni of the Society for Science & the Public’s STEM competitions. The 2018 list consisted of 14 Society alumni.

Alumni in the 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 include:

Consumer Technology

Shri Ganeshram, DCYSC 2006
VP Growth, Analytics and Strategy, Eaze


Ruby Lee, STS 2009
Cofounder & CTO, Juni Learning


Meghana Bollimpalli, ISEF 2017-2018, BCM 2014-2015
Student Researcher, Little Rock Central High School
2018 INTEL Foundation Young Scientist Award Winner

Christopher Davlantes, ISEF 2009-2011, DCYSC 2006
Founder, Research Labs

Seth Viren Neel, STS 2011
Cofounder, Welligence

Dhruvik Parikh, ISEF 2018
Undergraduate, Stanford University
2018 INTEL ISEF Young Scientist Award Winner

Enterprise Technology

Shubham Goel, ISEF 2012
Cofounder, Affinity

Ray Zhou, ISEF 2011
Cofounder, Affinity

Venture Capital

Stephen Trusheim, STS 2009, ISEF 2008-2009
Principal, Signal Fire


Megan Blewett, STS 2007
Associate, Venrock

Fei Chen, ISEF 2006-2007
Principal Investigator, Broad Institute, Harvard-MIT

Joshua Cohen, STS 2008
M.D.-Ph.D. candidate, Johns Hopkins University

Erin Smith, 2018 STS, 2017-2018 ISEF
Founder, FacePrint

Raja Srinivas, 2007 STS
Cofounder, Asimov


Sammi Cannold, 2012 STS
Director at American Repertory Theater and Sundance Institute Fellow

Law and Policy

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 2007 ISEF
U.S. Representative-elect for New York’s 14th congressional district


Atif Javed, 2010-2011 ISEF
Cofounder, Tarjimly

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