OUR FAMILY

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SOPHIA DE OLIVEIRA

President

Sophia De Oliveira rising freshman at Yale University and plans to pursue a degree in Sociology (Health and Society Concentration)Sophia De Oliveira created Project Empower with the hope of diversifying the demographics of the STEM fields, and is evermore dedicated to the Project Empower mission and to changing the lives of young students locally, nationally, and one day, globally.

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NICKOLAS DE OLIVEIRA

Vice President and Outreach Coordinator - Chicago, IL

Nickolas De Oliveira is a sophomore at the University of Chicago, where he is pursuing a degree in Chemistry on the pre-med track. Nickolas is handling our expansion to the Hyde Park Neighborhood in Chicago, IL. Experienced, innovative, and creative, Nickolas is a fantastic member of the team!

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EVA ANAGNOSTOPOULOS

Director of Marketing and Development

Eva Anagnostopoulos is a rising sophomore at Middleton High School. Eva is super interested in business and marketing and has experience shadowing companies. She will be handling our social media pages and developing our outreach tactics. We are so lucky to have Eva on the team, and we are excited to see all the great things she will contribute to our mission!

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GEORGE KOSTAS

Outreach Coordinator - Madison, WI

George Kostas is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison pursuing a degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and Spanish. George's light-hearted personality makes him an integral part of the Project Empower Team. With incredible organizational and communication skills, George Kostas helps develop Project Empower's impact in the greater Madison area.

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DANIEL LEE, PAST MEMBER 2018-2020

Co-Director of Programs and Lesson Planning

Daniel Lee is rising junior at Middleton High School. Daniel is really interested in pursuing a career in the sciences, particularly medicine, in the future. Creative and innovative, Danny is at the forefront of creating our programs and lesson plans.

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JULIE JONES

Director of Operations

Julie Jones is a rising freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and plans to pursue a degree in Nursing. Julie Jones joined Project Empower with the vision and drive to improve upon our organization, and has focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity. Another integral part of our team!

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JENNY LEE, PAST MEMBER 2018-2020

Director of Communications

Jenny Lee is a rising freshman at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and plans to pursue a degree in Human Development and Family Studies. With us since our founding, Jenny Lee is one of our veteran team members. Jenny brings her years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. 

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THOMAS SILVER, PAST MEMBER 2018-2020

Co-Director of Programs and lesson Planning

Thomas Silver is a rising freshman at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and plans to pursue a degree in Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development. With us since our founding, Thomas Silver is another one of our veteran team members. Thomas brings out his expertise in the sciences and his organization skills to help us in the creation of our lesson plans.

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JUNGWON LEE, PAST MEMBER 2019-2020

Director of Design

Jungwon Lee is a rising freshman at Hamilton college and plans to pursue a degree in Biology. Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this invaluable member of our team. Jungwon Lee is another of the kids' favorites, and is a pleasure to work with.