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Rhea Sethi

Rhea Sethi is a senior at Lenape High School. As the Founder and President of her school's Women in STEM chapter, Rhea has taken an active role in promoting STEM involvement amongst girls in her high school by organizing guest speaker sessions, workshops, and more. As a Project Engage NJ teacher, she also teaches chemistry to middle school students by leading her students through chemistry topics and hands on experiments. Additionally, Rhea is an officer and tutor for her high school's Chemistry Club. This summer, Rhea has completed research on PFAS and their impact on children's neurodevelopment. Through the International Young Researchers' Conference’s summer medical program, affiliated with Columbia University, Rhea has also explored her passion for healthcare and pediatrics. Her future aspirations including pursuing a career in biochemistry or medicine. Rhea is the captain of her school's tennis varsity team and enjoys coaching younger students while she is not playing tennis herself. She volunteers in her free time with ENGin, an organization that partners volunteers with Ukrainian students to help develop their literacy skills. Rhea's other hobbies include reading, thrifting, and exploring new coffee shops and juice bars with her friends.