oSTEM Leaders

Current E-Board

Rainah Allen she/her


Hey friends/humans! My name is Rainah, and I’m one of your co-presidents for oSTEM. I am double majoring in Computer Science and Financial Economics, with an interest in fintech (specifically quant software development)! :two_hearts:

I’m also on eBoard for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) chapter here at UR, and I’m a member of WicMic, and a D’Lion! Reach out if you have any questions about campus, oSTEM, queer resources, or if you want a Roblox buddy!!:kissing_cat:

Sree Chatterjee he/they


Hi y’all! I’m Sree, I’m a junior majoring in Computational Biology and Data Science with a Bioethics minor on the pre-med track. My academic interests are in translational medical research, and the use of computational analysis & methods for improving disease treatment and diagnosis. On campus, I am currently a First Year Fellow, a Chapter Leader for Eye to Eye, a member of Alpha Phi Omega, and was also a General Chemistry TA. I am also actively involved with research both on and off campus. Feel free to reach out if you have questions about campus, classes, finding research opportunities, or you want queer movie recommendations (or just any film recommendations)!

Dean Clasby he/any

Business Manager

Hi everyone! My name is Dean. I am a senior majoring in Physics with minors in Latin American Studies and Spanish. I currently work as a project assistant at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics analyzing cryogenic implosions. Outside of academics, I enjoy art, music and minecraft :)

Brianna Simon she/her

Co-President &

Hi yall! My name is Brianna and I am a sophomore studying Computer Science with a minor in Psychology. Outside of STEM, I’m interested in creative writing, music, and cooking.

I’m also involved in WiC-MiC and the East PenPal Program, I will never say no to an opportunity to leave campus. Reach out if you have questions about campus, classes, or want to talk about Beyonce.

Cat Crawford she/her

Campus Icon & oSTEM Advisor

Cat is our incredible student organization advisor! :))

"She’s an icon, she is a legend, and she is the moment. Now, come on, now." -Wendy Williams



Ellie Vetack she/her


Hello everyone! My name is Ellie, i am a senior majoring in Chemistry with a minor in Chemical Engineering. I plan to work in Food Science, and R&D Product Development, and i’ve worked for company’s like Rich Products and Jack Links!

I am a proud O4U alumni, and do my best to bring resources to the UR campus and burgee academic growth in the queer community. If you ever want someone to help with interviews, internships, or if you just need someone to talk to or hang out with, please reach out!

P.S. I also have a cat named Beans, she is very friendly and loves people :)

Kevin Contreras they/them


Hi queers! My name is Kevin, I am a senior studying Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies (hence the newsletter’s concluding queer highlights). I'm a first-gen, Hispanic student from Dallas, TX so obviously I feel right at home in Rochester.

I'm a member of Baja SAE, the ME DEI Committee, and an O4U stan. Reach out if you’d like help accessing resources, want to discuss any drag race franchise, or bring up queer theories you’re interested in!

Past E-Board

Leila Ramirez they/them

Social Chair, 2023-24

Hey y’all! My name is Leila, I am a pre-med sophomore majoring in Neuroscience with a minor in Clinical Psychology. Although I go to the UofR for STEM, I am also very interested in the arts and have played jazz trombone for eight years ^_^!

I am an advocate for marginalized people of all types—including queer, low-income, BIPOC, disabled, religious minorities, and more—and strive to help us gain access to resources and opportunities that can lead to a prosperous future for all, despite our hardships. Feel free to contact me about anything such as available resources, classes, or even cats and video games! Especially my cats.

Kathryn Lambright she/her

Business Manager + Conference & Industry Coordinator, 2023-24

Hi everyone!

My name is Katie Lambright, and I am a sophomore majoring in Biomedical Engineering and minoring in Mechanical Engineering. My academic interests lie in all things STEM.

I’m on the E-board for Engineers without Borders, and I’ve worked in a research lab at the medical center since my first-year at U of R. Reach out if you have any questions about campus, classes, research, or if you want to hear a random fun fact.