Meet The Team
Founder & Organizer
Hello! My name is Ishaan Busireddy, and I am a Junior at RHHS. I am the founder of TEDxRiverHillHS and I am excited to lead the organizing committee in piecing together this exhilarating event, to raise funds, website management, and as a curator among many other tasks. My interests are history, international relations, and world cultures. I am also interested in promoting the student voice through activism and working for the community’s benefit. Within school, I enjoy participating in Varsity Tennis, Congressional Debate, Garden Club, and Model UN.
Master of Ceremonies
Hi! My name is Mahnoor and I am a Senior at RHHS. I have interests in business, medicine, and law! I love collaborating closely with other individuals and fostering a sense of unity within the community. I am excited to spread the joy of learning through the TEDxRiverHillHS event!
Hi! My name is Daniel Ohadi and I am a Junior at River Hill. I have interests in business, computer science, and various medical fields. I love collaborating with people, reading, and exercising! Looking forward to a great TEDxRiverHillHS team this year!
Hello! My name is Vivian Raj and I am a Sophomore at River Hill HS. I am very passionate about public speaking and learning about current events. My other interests include playing the violin in various orchestras, dancing, and studying genetics. I am very excited to be part of the TEDxRiverHillHS committee this year!
Hello! My name is Jiwan, and I am a Freshman at UMD. My hobbies outside of school include table tennis, playing piano, and reading. I deeply value the importance of bringing the community together and cannot wait to launch the event as part of the TEDxRiverHillHS committee this year!
Hello! My name is Elanor. I am a Freshman at UMD who enjoys participating in musical extracurriculars, completing various community service projects. In her free time she loves to read and take care of her plants. She is so excited to be a part of the TEDxRiverHillHS committee this year!
Hi! My name’s Lily Peng and I’m a Senior at RHHS. I’ve been an avid public speaker ever since middle school and find applications for my voice through my AAPI representation advocacy, international debate tournaments, and more. Im interested in philosophy, law, and public service. I’m super excited to uplift other youth voices through TEDxRiverHillHS and to bring together stories from all corners of our community.
Hello! my name is Sienna Rader-Gowda, and I am a Senior at RHHS. I cannot wait to help and be a part of the TEDxRiverHillHS team! In my free time, I like to read, write, explore biology, and cook. Through the school I enjoy participating in science-based activities and playing tennis with the RHHS tennis team.
Hello. My name is Bryan Li, and I am a Sophomore at River Hill High School. I enjoy working out, playing piano, and playing tennis on my school's varsity team. I am looking forward to being apart of the TEDxRiverHillHS committee this year!
Hello! My name is Wonjae, and I am a Freshman at Harvard University. My interests are geology, physics, specifically quantum and shock physics, and political science. My main interest is in geophysics, where I’m a research assistant at the Wicks mineral physics lab at Johns Hopkins. My job at TEDxRiverHillHS is to help with filming and photography.