Daniela Markazi is a senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign pursuing a Dual Degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering (ABE) with a Minor in Natural Resource Conservation. Currently, she is a robotics engineer at John Deere. She is the Head Teaching Assistant and Instructor for a coding class she created and developed at her university. She is the Chair of the NCWIT Central Illinois Chapter of Aspirations (she won the National NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing in 2015). She has been the President, First Vice President, Second Vice President, Parliamentarian, Fundraising Chair, and Engineering Council Representative for the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. She is also the Head of Communications for the UIUC Puerto Rico Disaster Relief Program, a Women in Engineering Orientation Mentor, and an ABE Ambassador. In her free time, she loves to sing opera.
Social Media Manager
Peyton is a chemical engineering senior at the University of Louisville. Jokingly called the "ChemE it girl" by her friends, she is passionate about improvement within her community and the world of STEM. In college, Peyton has been proactively involved with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Phi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority, and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). She currently serves as AIChE UofL Chapter President. When she's not studying at a coffee shop or devoting time to organizations, you can find her at CycleBar, the pool, or at home cooking to
Director of Community Engagement
Rachel Weeks was born and raised in Orlando, FL and currently lives in Melbourne, FL. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2018 and is now working on her Master’s degree in Space Systems Engineering through Johns Hopkins University online. Rachel is currently pursuing her dream of being a rocket scientist by working as a Systems Test Engineer at United Launch Alliance. In her free time, Rachel enjoys playing tennis, running, roller skating, belting out show tunes, killing it at trivia, and watching every movie that comes out at the theater.
Ria Vora is a rising senior at the Middlesex County Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Technologies in NJ. She is very passionate about STEM fields (computer science specifically) and hopes to pursue a career in STEM in the future. When she’s not coding on her laptop or building circuits for her engineering class you can find her binge-watching Gossip Girl or sitting on a roller-coaster at Six Flags! As part of the Reinvented team, she hopes to use writing as a tool to encourage and motivate women in STEM fields.
Rachell Frank is a junior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University studying Software Engineering with a minor in Cybersecurity. She enjoys all things computer related, from writing programs to computer aided design, to Netflix, and Pinterest. Rachell plays seven instruments and is almost always baking something. She is passionate about serving the community and has pursued several philanthropic endeavors to support causes such as the USO, the National Cancer Foundation, and the Theta Phi Alpha Foundation. Through joining the Reinvented team, she hopes to encourage the diversity of all STEM fields and help foster the inclusion of women in engineering.
Madeline Feigles is an undergraduate at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, majoring in computer science and minoring in music. She is a tutor for her school’s computer science department, and she plays the cello in Cal Poly’s Symphony Orchestra. Outside of her studies, Madeline works for a cyber-security start-up company that helps protect industrial control systems. Madeline is a member of her school’s Women Involved in Software and Hardware club (WISH), and loves to see others get excited about computing, especially more girls! She is excited to be part of Reinvented’s powerful team and the opportunity it lends to get more girls into STEM fields.
Merrill Keating is a 14-year old rising high school sophomore from Washington. She is in leadership and on the mechanics sub-team for her school’s robotics team, is a youth mentor who teaches adults and kids to code with West Sound CoderDojo on Western Washington University’s campus, and is the founder and president of Bainbridge Island Girl Up, a leadership and advocacy movement for middle and high school girls. She is the published author of three books, is a black belt in mixed martial arts, plays alto saxophone in the school band, and enjoys lacrosse, reading, and traveling. She is passionate about advocating for more young women into STEM fields and looks forward to working with Reinvented Magazine to showcase pioneers and success stories.
Emily Miller is a sophomore at the University of Florida studying Agricultural and Biological Engineering. At school, she is involved in the Society of Women Engineers, Phi Sigma Rho Engineering Sorority, and the UF Engineering Ambassadors. She hopes to use her engineering degree to make a positive impact on the environment. When she's not studying, she enjoys cooking, reading, and hanging out with her dog. Through Reinvented, Emily hopes to encourage more young women to be excited about and involved in STEM
Abigail Laine Johnson is a junior at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University pursuing a bachelor’s in Spaceflight Operations with a specialization in science and technology and a minor in Aerospace Life Sciences. When she is not studying or watching a rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, Abby is always writing or spending time with her friends. Her favorite hobbies include horseback riding and spending time with her Quarter Horse, Percy, and most recently, practicing martial arts. She lives her life alongside her beautiful tuxedo cat named Ollie and her adventurous yellow-bellied slider, Torrie. Abby is a published novelist and reporter and is going to continue her writing career through Reinvented Magazine. In the future, she plans on publishing several science fiction novels and managing long term manned spaceflight missions to Mars and beyond in Mission Control.
Madeleine Salem is a 17-year old rising senior currently attending high school in Southern California. Her intense passion for mental health and neuroscience have influenced the activities she chooses to devote her time to outside of school: starting a student-run nonprofit organization for mental health awareness, spending the upcoming summer interning at a UCLA Department of Neurology lab, and of course, writing for Reinvented Magazine. As a young woman aspiring to pursue a career in a male-dominated field, she joined the Reinvented team in hopes that she would be able to use both her love for writing and passion for STEM to contribute to a movement much bigger than herself - a movement that calls for the elimination of such a stark gender imbalance in one of the most prominent fields of the future.
Hariti Patel is a freshman at Barnard College, Columbia University pursuing a degree in Computer Science. In college, she is the Secretary for Columbia's Hindu Students Organization and on the Board of Event Coordinators for Columbia Womxn in Computer Science. She is very passionate for CS and has been intrigued by this field from a young age. She looks forward to bridging the gender gap in not only this field, but all STEM fields. Empowering and encouraging other womxn is something she considers to be very important and she loves to partake in any opportunity that allows her to do so. In terms of hobbies, she loves painting, exploring cities, and talking long walks in the park!