The Team

Our team comes from a diverse background of academic disciplines and life experiences. We’re brought together by our dedication to uplift those in need and at-risk during the coronavirus crisis. Our team is privileged to be able to serve the community during such an important time in our history.

Mike Pieper

Co-President

CEO of Mode Health
Mike is the founder and CEO of Mode Health, a meal planning app. He has worked as an artificial intelligence researcher and consultant for the past 3 years.

Kay Park

Co-President

MSTP Student
Kay is an MD/PhD student at Washington University. She has always been passionate about community empowerment and capacity building with the integration of healthcare.

Nishkala Shivakumar

Director of Operations

MD/MBA Student
Nishkala is a 4th year MD/MBA student with a degree in biomedical engineering. She was born and raised in the great state of North Carolina and has curated an intense enthusiasm for community outreach, dance, and eating in the last 26 years.

Reyan Coskun

Director of R&D

MSTP Student
Reyan is interested in nutrition at both a molecular and health level, and hopes to do research in how diet affects are microbiomes. She loves running, biking, writing, and bird watching.

Hamza Alvi

Director of Food Hubs

B.S. in Dietetics
Hamza is a student at Fontbonne University studying nutrition and dietetics. In his free time, you can find him researching about nutrition and spending time in the kitchen cooking!

Rosie Dutt

Director of Communications

PhD Imaging Science Student
Rosie is a proponent of food being a way to bring together individuals, not only at the dining table, but across the world! She has an extensive background in science communication, journalism and editing, which she uses to support numerous philanthropic causes.

Abdalla Bani

Director of Finance

MSDAS Student
Abdalla is a Masters student studying Data Analytics and Statistics at Washington University.

Ryan Wahidi

Director of Volunteer Operations

MD Student
Ryan is a second year Medical Student at Washington University. He is an avid musician, and is always down for a game of chess.

Pranjal Agrawal

Volunteer Coordinator

MD Student
Pranjal Agrawal is a recent Washington University in St. Louis graduate from California, with a degree in Neuroscience and minors in Psychology and South Asian Culture. She will be attending medical school starting this fall. If not in her research lab, Pranjal can be found baking, cooking, hiking in Castlewood, picnicking at Forest Park, or reading a book. Pranjal is passionate to alleviate food disparities and associated health inequalities in her community.

Michelle Wang

Volunteer Engagement Manager

BA in Global Health and Chinese, WashU
Michelle is a senior undergraduate student at Washington University with a double major in Global Health and Chinese. With aspirations of going to medical school, Public Health has always been an important focus of hers. She is an avid “home-cook” and is quite knowledgeable of the St. Louis food scene.

Jonathan Goldford

Consultant

Co-Founder of Wired Impact
Jonathan is a co-founder at Wired Impact, a results-driven web design and online marketing company that works specifically with nonprofits.

Our Alumni

Thank you to those who’ve moved on, but truly changed our organization for the better.

  • Michael Olufawo
  • Stephanie Yoo
  • Katie Posch
  • Joanne Song