Meet the Members

Interested in joining AΩE? Get to know some of our members by reading their profiles below!

Madeline Rouse

AΩE Class: Beta Psi
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Linguistics and Cognitive Science; Human Security and Geospatial Intelligence (minor); Choreography (minor)

Why did you join AΩE? When I was a freshman in my fall semester, I really wanted to join an organization where I could make genuine friendships that would last throughout my time at USC and beyond. That’s exactly what I found in AΩE and I encourage anyone else looking for that strong, close-knit community to join!

Katelyn Leung

AΩE Class: Beta Psi
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because of the close bonds between its members! I also love being around other women in STEM and similar technical majors because of the community we build together by supporting one another in academics, professional development, or really anything at all!

Jess Cheng

AΩE Class: Psi (from SDSU)
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Computer Science

Why did you join AΩE? I actually joined AΩE at my previous university and enjoyed it so much that when I transferred, I joined AΩE here at USC! I joined AΩE because I wanted to find a group of women in STEM to be friends with and feel more welcome in a STEM major. I had so much fun with the girls in AΩE and do not regret joining!

Mikey Hanley

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Junior
Major/Minor(s):
Computer Science

Why did you join AΩE? I wasn’t looking to join a sorority, but I stumbled upon AΩE’s booth at an involvement fair and really liked the people I met. From there, I attended a lot of the recruitment events and just found myself going through the recruitment process! I really like all the people in AΩE 🙂

Jocelyn Liu

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Junior
Major/Minor(s):
Electrical and Computer Engineering; Animation and Digital Art (minor)

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I loved the vibe of this community of women in STEM supporting each other! I really enjoy the various events we do (especially Day Away), and also just getting to spend time with one another in both professional and social settings. I’m super thankful for this tight-knit support system and the like-minded friends I’ve made through AΩE!

Valerie Araki

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Junior
Major/Minor(s):
Biochemistry and Neuroscience

Why did you join AΩE? I never thought I would be in a sorority, but AΩE is such a uniquely wholesome community that I just had to join. I love having a community of girls to go to when I want a break from studying, need advice on life, or just have someone to grab boba with. Everyone is so nice and supportive, it is such a good community to be a part of!

Edel Healy

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Electrical and Computer Engineering

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I wanted to meet like-minded women who could support me as both an engineer and person!

Nadia Khan

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Junior
Major/Minor(s):
Neuroscience

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I really appreciated the friendships I was beginning to make with other women in STEM! I enjoyed my conversations with AΩE at the involvement fair, and at recruitment events I got to bond with more members and see AΩE’s supportive and cool environment!

Jessica Yuan

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Junior
Major/Minor(s):
Mechanical Engineering

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because of the tight-knit community of women engineers!

Anna Gard

AΩE Class: Gamma Alpha
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Math/Economics

Why did you join AΩE? I was looking for a community of women in STEM that wasn’t intimidating, and I got along so well with everyone I met in AΩE. I ended up meeting other people in my major, and getting close to people that are super driven, smart, and just awesome people!!

Annemarie Roos

AΩE Class: Gamma Beta
USC Class:
Sophomore
Major/Minor(s):
Computer Science and Business Administration

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE as a freshman to make friends especially during the virtual semester! I really wanted to meet more women in STEM to have a network of support for classes and professional and academic advice. AΩE was the perfect combination of everything I wanted in an organization and I am so glad I joined!

Samantha “Sam” Basch

AΩE Class: Gamma Beta
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Cognitive Science; Forensics and Criminality (minor)

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I wanted to befriend some fellow students who could relate to my experiences as a woman in STEM and to have a close group of friends that I could always rely on! I love having game nights, making funny powerpoints, attending career events, and helping out in the community through philanthropy events with AΩE! AΩE is such an amazing organization and I’m so glad to have joined- my college experience would not be the same without these amazing people!

Ashley Pickford

AΩE Class: Gamma Beta
USC Class:
Senior
Major/Minor(s):
Neuroscience

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I really wanted to have a close community with other women in STEM. I have loved all the fun and helpful activities AΩE holds like craft nights and resume workshops!

Fin Prakittiphoom

AΩE Class: Gamma Delta
USC Class:
Freshman
Major/Minor(s):
Mechanical Engineering

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE to meet other students in STEM majors who shared my interests and aspirations, while enjoying myself with the perfect combination of professional and social events.

Jennifer Law

AΩE Class: Gamma Delta
USC Class:
Junior
Major/Minor(s):
Biomedical Molecular Cellular Engineering

Why did you join AΩE? I never thought I would join a sorority, but I immediately grew attached to the AΩE nerdy, friendly, and warm environment. I feel that I can relate with the introverted sisters around me, and I can express my true goofy and silly self. Everyone makes me feel so loved!

Eszter Morvay

AΩE Class: Gamma Delta
USC Class:
Sophomore
Major/Minor(s):
Computer Science

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I wanted to be in a community of other women involved in STEM! Getting to know all the members before my candidacy, everyone was super friendly and everything felt very comfortable and natural—so I knew AΩE was a good fit for me!

Natasha Lal

AΩE Class: Gamma Delta
USC Class:
Freshman
Major/Minor(s):
Computer Engineering and Computer Science

Why did you join AΩE? I joined AΩE because I wanted to have an opportunity to connect with other women in STEM. Joining AΩE also seemed like an amazing chance to network and expand my exposure to technical sciences/engineering by meeting women studying such fields.