WISER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OFFICERS:

 

Kimberly (Kim) Yacoub
President

kky6@case.edu

Born: Cleveland, OH
Year: Senior
Major: Chemistry/Pre-med
High School: Westlake High School
Favorite Foods: Brownies, Baked Potatoes
Favorite Music: Hip-Hop
Favorite Movies: Hangover, White Chicks
Hobbies: Watching Movies, Shopping
Future Career Goals: Doctor
On-Campus Activities: WISER Exec, MECA, Judson Volunteer, Civic Engagement Scholars

 

Jinjing Lee
Vice President

jxl829@case.edu

Born: Pittsburgh, PA
Year: Senior
Major: Biochemistry
High School: Bethel Park Senior High School
Favorite Foods: Asian Food
Favorite Music: Maroon 5, Ed Sheeran
Favorite Movies: Pitch Perfect
Hobbies: Piano Playing and Photography
Future Career Goals: Physician
On-Campus Activities: WISER Exec, SCBC, General Chemistry Tutor, Volunteer Tutor at Church of the Covenant, and UH Research Assistant

 

 

Chinweoke (Chinwe) Osigwe

SEVA Coordinator

cco31@case.edu

Born: Austin, TX
Year: Sophomore
Major: Biochemistry
High School: L.C. Anderson High School
Favorite Foods: Bagels
Favorite Music: Katy Perry
Favorite Movies: American Beauty
Hobbies: Volunteering and reading
Future Career Goals: Director of Center for Disease Control
On-Campus Activities: WISER Exec, CCEL Scholar, SLJC

 

Lyndlea Blum

Vice President of Public Relations

nlb38@case.edu

Born: Houston, TX
Year: Senior
Major: Biochemistry
High School: Cinco Ranch High School
Favorite Foods: Pasta, Chocolate, Indian Food, Smoothies & Ice Cream
Favorite Music: Rock Alternative
Favorite Movies: The Avengers
Hobbies: Crafting, Rock Climbing, Hiking, Writing
Future Career Goals: Be a 2nd Lieutenant in Canine Corps
On-Campus Activities: WISER Exec, Army ROTC, Alpha Chi Omega, Think [Box] Assistant.

 

 

Chakira Smith
Vice President of Outreach

cjs158@case.edu
Born: Jersey City, NJ
Year: Junior
Major: Sociology/ Pre-Med
High School: Howell High School
Favorite Foods: Macaroni and Cheese, Pizza, Frozen Yogurt, and Cupcakes
Favorite Music: Everything except Country
Favorite Movies: She's the Man and Easy A
Hobbies: Reading, Sleeping, Making people laugh, and Hanging with friends
Future Career Goals: Neonatologist
On-Campus Activities: WISER, Civic Engagement Scholars, Alpha Chi Omega

 

 

Elizabeth (Beth) Hodges

Vice President of Internal Affairs

ejh101@case.edu
Born: Harrisonburg, VA
Year: Sophomore 
Major: Material Science and Engineering with Music Dual Degree on Bassoon
High School: Cambridge High School, Cambridge, OH 
Favorite Foods: Crab Rangoon and breakfast foods
Favorite Music: Everything!
Favorite Movies: Star Wars
Hobbies: Art, reading, giving safaris and learning to play new instruments
Future Career Goals: I would like to make prosthesis
On-Campus Activities: Symphonic Winds, Undergraduate Materials Science Society, Swing Club

 

 

Madeline (Maddy) Gelb
Co-Engineering Week (E-Week) Coordinator

mbg57@case.edu

Born: Oakland, California
Year: Junior
Major: Macromolecular Science and Engineering (Polymer Engineering)
High School: Oakland Technical High School
Favorite Foods: Ethiopian food, or Indian, or Lebanese, or basically anything
Favorite Music: Vampire Weekend and Musicals
Favorite Movies: The Incredibles and Monster's Inc.
Hobbies: Drooling over design and architecture magazines, eating, laughing
Future Career Goals: Engineer
On-Campus Activities: Undergraduate Representative for the Society For Biomaterials, Volunteer at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, member of the Society of Women Engineers, and member of the Case Engineers Council

 

Sarah Cate Pfister

Co-Engineering Week (E-Week) Coordinator

sxp445@case.edu

Born: Columbus, OH
Year: Senior
Major: Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
High School: Bishop Hartley High School
Favorite Foods: Anything my Italian Mom makes
Favorite Music: Broadway
Favorite Movies: The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, The Avengers
Hobbies: Netflixing, piano
Future Career Goals: Flight director for the first manned mission to Mars
On-Campus Activities: WISER, SWE, USG, Teaching Assistant, Lifeguard

 

 

Catherine PassmoreCATHERINE PASSMORE
Professional Externship Coordinator

cmp100@case.edu

Born: Cincinnati, OH
Year: Junior
Major: Mechanical Engineering
High School: Lebanon high school
Favorite Foods: Ice cream!!
Music: The Scientist, Pandora
Movies: Talladega Nights, The Hangover, The Graduate, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Arsenic and Old Lace, Young Frankenstein, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, The Blues Brothers, Toy Story, The Dark Knight, James Bond, Harvey, Forrest Gump
Hobbies: Baking, boating
Future Career Goals: Mechanical Engineering in manufacturing
On-Campus Activities: WISER, Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity, Think[box] Teaching Assistant

 

SALINA ZHANG

Vice President of Finance

zxz190@case.edu

Born: Jersey City, NJ
Year: Sophomore
Major: Chemical Engineering
High School: Howell High School
Favorite Foods: Macaroni and Cheese, Pizza, Frozen Yogurt, and Cupcakes
Favorite Music: Everything except Country
Favorite Movies: She's the Man and Easy A
Hobbies: Reading, Sleeping, Making people laugh, and Hanging with friends
Future Career Goals: Neonatologist
On-Campus Activities: WISER, Civic Engagement Scholars, Alpha Chi Omega

 

 

 


WISER LOUNGE: Sears 545

WISER students are able to gather and meet in their own WISER room. Centrally located on campus, the room is set up for conversation, napping, and working. The lounge also has computers and a printer available.