“It is not the magnitude of our actions but the amount of love that is put into them that matters.”

 - Mother Teresa

Leadership Team

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Amber Briscoe
President & Founder

Amber is a freshman at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. She decided to start the ARTS-n-STEM4Hearts foundation after discovering that arts and STEM can have a positive impact on the lives of others. Through her middle and high school experiences, Amber realized that not everyone has adequate opportunities to participate in arts or STEM. She was inspired through her own volunteering experiences at different hospitals and Title1 schools to make a meaningful impact in the lives of children and the elderly by sharing arts kits and knowledge of STEM. Amber’s vision is to use her knowledge of arts and STEM to creatively help people with their health and life issues.

    Ryan Briscoe
    Co-founder & Board Member

    As an undergraduate at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH who has a passion for serving others, Ryan avidly believes in the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and art therapy.  Ryan is pursuing his interest in the field of healthcare through his involvement in biomedical research at the Cleveland Clinic and at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Ryan has learned a lot about the early diagnosis methods of HIV at FDA, and is now enjoying his time researching the diagnostic methods of Cardiovascular Disease at Cleveland Clinic, hoping to eventually improve the course of treatment for patients with these conditions.

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      Adwitya Singh
      National Ambassador

      As a dual-degree chemistry and business undergraduate student at Fordham University in New York City, Adwitya is interested in the intersection of business and healthcare to improve the standard of patient care through improvements in corporate operations. He is committed to use his skills and competencies now and in the future to serve those without the ample opportunities to succeed. Adwitya is an active FDNY BLS Certified EMT who continues to use his skills to help at major events such as the New York City Marathon. Additionally, he is a health educator at Belmont High school in the Bronx. As an ambassador of Arts-n-STEM4Hearts, Adwitya seeks to expand the organization into both New York City and Pennsylvania, specifically to schools and foundations that focus on the education of special-needs students.

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        Dhruv Pai
        CTO/ Brand Ambassador

        Dhruv Pai is a senior in the STEM magnet program at Montgomery Blair High school, Silver Spring, MD who shares the passion of ARTS-N-STEM 4 Hearts Foundation for helping the community. As brand ambassador, Dhruv's role includes increasing awareness, promoting the interactions of arts and STEM, and marketing activity kits to various organizations. Dhruv's extracurricular activities include STEM research, mentoring county kids in computer science and science, public speaking and singing. Dhruv's vision is to use biomedical research to help vulnerable populations within his community, by enabling early diagnoses, and development of approaches to treat life-threatening diseases.

          Foundation's Ambassadors

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          Dhruv Patel

            A. James Clark School of Engineering, UMD

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            Hannah Becker

            University of Maryland

              University of Maryland

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              Arth Sharma
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                Frank H. Netter School of Medicine, Connecticut
                Aprill Park
                  University of Michigan
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                  Hrishita Mareddy

                    Richard Montgomery High School

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                    Aayush Sharma

                      Winston Churchill High School

                      Yanit Gebrewold

                      Northwest High School

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                        Riya Shah

                        Northwest High School

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                          Aditya Kumar

                          Thomas S. Wootton High School

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                            Sahil Joshi

                            Winston Churchill High School

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                              Daniel Mathew

                              Poolesville High School - Magnet Program

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                                Kylie Barrett

                                Gaithersburg High School

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                                  Gaurika Bhanot

                                  India (Delhi) Chapter President

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                                    Akhil Kumar

                                    Bullis School

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                                      Anika Kumar

                                      Bullis School

                                        Amber Briscoe, President & Founder

                                        Ryan Briscoe, Co-founder & Board Member

                                        Adwitya Singh, National Ambassador

                                        Dhruv Pai, CTO/ Brand Ambassador

                                        Shweta Shah, Board  Ambassador & Financial Officer

                                        Damika Somasundaram, Board Member/ Secretary

                                        Dr. Ritesh Malik, International Advisor

                                        Dhruv Patel, University of Maryland

                                        Hannah Becker, University of Maryland

                                        Arth Sharma, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine

                                        Aprill Park, University of Michigan

                                        Hrishita Mareddy, Richard Montgomery High School

                                        Riya Shah, Northwest High School

                                        Yanit Gebrewold, Northwest High School

                                        Aayush Sharma, Winston Churchill High School

                                        Sahil Joshi, Winston Churchill High School

                                        Aditya Kumar, Thomas S. Wootton High School

                                        Kylie Barrett, Gaithersburg High School

                                        Daniel Mathew, Poolesville High School

                                        Akhil Kumar, Bullis School

                                        Anika Kumar, Bullis School