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Rishi Gonuguntla - Executive Director

Hello! I’m Rishi, and I’m a junior at the University of Texas, studying Biology. I have a passion for helping those in need, and I believe that working with Humanity First allows me to create a lasting impact in my community. I have the privilege of sharing my vision of the community with all of you and am honored to serve as your Executive Director this year!

Faria Khimani - Administrative Director

Hello! My name is Faria Khimani, and I am currently serving as the Administrative Director for Humanity First. I am a rising Senior majoring in Biology with certificates in Business of Healthcare and Pre-health Professions. My role oversees the organizational functionality of Humanity First and acts as a support system for other Executive Committee members. I am thrilled to be part of such an amazing organization that focuses on improving the living standards of others. It has empowered me to take initiative within the local Austin community and create meaningful impacts through a wide range of service opportunities. Apart from Humanity First, I am heavily involved in insect research, and love exploring different hiking trails locally and internationally!

Sung-Hoon Park - Local Events Director

Hi guys! My name is Sung-Hoon Park, and I am a junior at The University of Texas. I’m majoring in Music and Chemistry as a member of the Health Science Scholars. As a Local Events Director, I get to set up exciting volunteering events for you guys to enjoy! I’m excited to be part of the Humanity First team and help others find passion for volunteering. During my free time, I like to have impromptu trips with my friends, play soccer, and sleep. I look forward to meet you all soon!

Josie Mayorga - Public Relations Director

Hi everyone! My name is Josie Mayorga, and I am a senior here at the University of Texas at Austin. My love and major is psychology, and I’m currently on a pre-medical track. I’m incredibly passionate about humanitarian work and always try to find different ways to help others and serve the community. My hobbies involve playing violin, hiking, or dancing. I’m very honored and excited to be apart of HF’s executive committee. I am glad to be here and help you all in anyway I can.

Irene Ameena - Digital Marketing Director

Hi! My name is Irene Ameena and I am a Plan II pre-law student in my second year here at UT. I am serving as your Digital Marketing Director, which means that I’m in charge of our digital presence, including email check-ins as well as our various social media accounts. I like reading, writing, and watching Netflix. I love Humanity First because it’s an umbrella of service opportunities put together by an awesome team, and I am so excited to be a part of it. Follow HF on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat!

Noahie Valk - National Programs Director

Hello! My name is Noahie Valk and I am a junior philosophy major serving as HFTX’s National Programs Director. My role as an officer is to organize out-of-state and international trips that we offer to our members. In my free time I enjoy cycling and playing music.

Eshani Kishore - Fundraising Director

Hi, my name is Eshani Kishore, and I’m a sophomore majoring in public health and earning a certificate in social entrepreneurship. I’m so excited to continue expanding HF’s impact on the Austin community and enhancing its presence globally. I knew I wanted to be the Fundraising Director because ensuring that our org receives all of the funding and resources needed to be successful is important to me. Other than HF, I really love exploring new music, hanging out at coffee shops, and helping to plan South Asian talent shows at UT.

Brent He - Auditing Director

Hey everyone! My name is Brent He, and I am a third-year business finance major here at UT! I’ll be your Auditing Director for this year, and basically some of the things I do is manage the finances of the organization, whether that be budgeting for our events or allocation of money towards fundraisers. I’m excited to be part of this team not just because I was part of it last year, but also because of all the new people I get to meet! I love going abroad to different countries, especially when it comes to eating new foods! I’m looking forward to working with everyone as your Auditing Director!

Insiyah Sulemanji - Website Director

Hey guys! My name is Insiyah and I am a junior Chemical Engineering student. I am thrilled to serve on the HF Team since giving back to the community through any form of service work has always been a pleasure to me no matter how small or large the impact. As my role, I will be capturing and posting event pictures along with managing other aspects of our website. In my spare time, I enjoy traveling, devouring ice cream, and spending quality time with friends and family. I look forward to serving HF in the best manner possible and meeting everyone!