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meet our team

meet our hardworking and dedicated team who joined us on this journey to tackle period poverty and the stigma surrounding women's health

our founders

juhi patel

co-founder

juhi is a health science student at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She co-founded Project Stree because of her own experiences dealing with the menstrual stigma while growing up in India. when she's not helping patients at the hospital, she likes to get in touch with her artistic side through dance, photography, and painting.

co-founder

juhi patel (she/her)

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ria soni

co-founder

ria is a premedical student at Rutgers University studying Cell Biology & Neuroscience. She co-founded Project Stree because she firmly believes that allowing women to take charge of their own health is the key to uplifting them. in her free time, ria loves experimenting with coffee and (attempting) to play the ukulele.

co-founder

ria soni (she/her)

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team coordinators

shivani soni

workshop coordinator

shivani is an intern student at Shree Swaminarayan Physiotherapy College in Ahmedabad, India. she joined Project Stree because she loves social work, especially for women. in her free time, she likes to draw, paint, dance, travel, and spend time with her family.

workshop coordinator

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shivani soni (she/her)

ipsita kadam

team administrator

ipsita is a student on the PA track at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. she joined Project Stree because she has always had a deep passion for all things health, especially women’s health. she enjoys spending quality time with her family & close friends, working with her patients, hiking, reading, and cooking.

team administrator

ipsita kadam (she/her)

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finance & operations team

khyati gujrathi

director of finance

khyati is a financial advisory professional in Toronto. She joined Project Stree because she wants to challenge the perception of stigma around menstruation, sanitary hygiene and women bodies. Khyati likes to research businesses, and trending industries. She loves to write (about almost anything she feels strongly), cook and sing.

stuti is a pre-optometry student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. she joined Project Stree because she believes education about menstruation and health can impact women in many ways to gain self-confidence. having lived in India, she understands the importance of access to healthcare for the community Project Stree serves. in her free time, she loves trying new recipes, experimenting with different art mediums, and photography.

director of finance

khyati gujrathi (she/her)

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jeel patel

director of operations

stuti is a pre-optometry student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. she joined Project Stree because she believes education about menstruation and health can impact women in many ways to gain self-confidence. having lived in India, she understands the importance of access to healthcare for the community Project Stree serves. in her free time, she loves trying new recipes, experimenting with different art mediums, and photography.

jeel is a student at the Schulich School of Business in Toronto. She joined Project Stree because she is passionate about giving back to her community, women empowerment and making a meaningful impact. In her free time, she loves to dance, travel, cook and spend time with her family and friends.

director of operations

jeel patel (she/her)

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blog
columnists

krish bhut

blog writer

krish is a student at Chelmsford High School in Massachusetts. she has a keen interest in the scientific process and wishes to pursue a career in either cancer or neuroscience research in the future. she joined Project Stree because she wanted to help create a community where women aren’t ashamed of talking about their menstrual health and continue to support one another. when she's not studying, she enjoys reading, dancing, painting, and baking.

blog writer

krish bhut (she/her)

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kate kramer

blog writer

kate is a recent graduate from the University of Georgia where she studied history and political Science. while attaining her two degrees she was also a member of the NCAA Division I Equestrian Team. she has the intention of attending law school and pursuing a career in human rights law, potentially of international scope. she joined Project Stree to spread awareness of the stigmatization of women's health in India to a broader audience, which she hopes will increase support for the cause and catalyze meaningful change. in her free time kate enjoys riding horses, attending concerts and museums, and running.

blog writer

kate kramer (she/her)

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public relations & outreach team

iIisa kothary

pr coordinator

ilisa is a Business Adminstration major at Northeastern University who enjoys painting, podcasts and reality TV. she believes that Project Stree's mission is the first step to many Indian women learning to fight for their own health and equality and she joined to stand alongside a group of strong women who also wholeheartedly believed in this cause.

pr coordinator

iIisa kothary (she/her)

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urusha patel

pr coordinator

urusha is a recent graduate from Rutgers University and is currently working with NGOs to improve healthcare systems in Africa. she joined Project Stree to unfold and bring light to issues about women’s health that are usually brushed under the rug to break through existing social norms stigmas. her hobbies include reading, writing, photography, volunteering, traveling, and hiking.

pr coordinator

urusha patel (she/her)

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anjali khatri

outreach coordinator

anjali works at the U.S. Department of State and joined Project Stree because of her interest in gender in international development. she is also passionate about the intersection of conflict and gender, especially understanding women’s roles in conflict. her hobbies include crafting, biking and baking.

outreach coordinator

anjali khatri (she/her)

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designers

jui soni

graphic design lead

jui is an architect and is currently pursuing a masters degree in Sustainable Design at Thomas Jefferson University. Project Stree's vision towards menstrual health awareness, gender equity, and women empowerment are themes that strongly resonate with her. that coupled with her desire to give back to her homeland, brought her here! in her free time, you can find her exploring cafes, capturing sunsets, and reading (and hoarding) books.

graphic design lead

jui soni (she/her)

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ruchi patel

graphic designer

ruchi is a student at Northeastern University studying Architecture & Experience Design. growing up, she loved all things art and this passion grew into love for design. she joined Project Stree to learn about not just design, but also teamwork, networking, and making a meaningful global impact.

graphic designer

ruchi patel (she/her)

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aagna patel

graphic designer

aagna is a pharmacy student at Rutgers University - Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, aiming to graduate with her PharmD. aagna decided to join Project Stree after being inspired by all their unique, fun, and creative social media posts! Project Stree has provided her with an outlet to so many powerful women who share the common interest of women's health and menstrual hygiene. in her free time, she loves to do anything art-related, cook, bake, dance, and travel.

graphic designer

aagna patel (she/her)

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social media management

khushi talati

social media co-director

khushi is a student at Washington University in St. Louis pursuing a degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and Anthropology. she hopes to shape public health policy to ensure that all women get access to quality healthcare. khushi joined Project Stree to contribute to their mission in helping better health outcomes for women and promote education around women's health. in her free time, you’ll find her listening to true crime podcasts, baking, and spending lots of time with her dog.

social media co-director

khushi talati (she/her)

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stuti patel

social media co-director

stuti is a pre-optometry student at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. she joined Project Stree because she believes education about menstruation and health can impact women in many ways to gain self-confidence. having lived in India, she understands the importance of access to healthcare for the community Project Stree serves. in her free time, she loves trying new recipes, experimenting with different art mediums, and photography.

social media co-director

stuti patel (she/her)

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krisna patel

social media coordinator

krisna is a pre-medical student at the University of Illinois at Chicago studying Public Health and Disability and Human Development. she joined Project Stree because she is passionate about advocating for women’s health and challenging the stigma around it. in her free time, she loves discovering new music and catching up on her favorite TV shows.

social media coordinator

krisna patel (she/her)

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sakhee desai

social media coordinator

sakhee is a student at the University of Delaware pursuing a double major in finance and computer science. she joined Project Stree to pursue her passion in helping underprivileged girls in India, while also working to destigmatize women's health within the community. in her free time, sakhee enjoys traveling, binging shows on Netflix, and spending time with friends!

social media coordinator

sakhee desai (she/her)

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ishi shah

social media coordinator

ishi is a student at Reed College. she joined Project Stree to give back to her community and work together to empower other individuals. in her free time, Ishi enjoys drawing, traveling, reading and spending time with family and friends!

social media coordinator

ishi shah (she/her)

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