Meet Amol Menon, age 14
Board of Advisors member since 2016
Amol is a sophomore at the Science and Math Academy in Harford County. He has a passion for technology. Three years ago, he founded a company Under5Graphics. His company made customized graphic banners for Minecraft for under $5. Last year, he co-founded a non profit STEMAxcess Foundation that teaches STEM to kids with learning disabilities. The foundation also takes STEM teaching to kids who live in homeless shelters. He and his brother volunteer their time as the Youth Ambassadors for the Tourette and Tic disorders of America and talk about Tic disorders and bullying to school students He also visits Capitol Hill every year to advocate for the passage of bills in Congress to support pediatric neurologic diseases. He loves math and having nearly aced the SAT math section at age 12, he was awarded the Study of Exceptional Talent medal by the Center of Talented Youth of the Johns Hopkins University. He plays the drums and piano and loves to fence competitively at a local club. Amol is delighted to be a board member of the WeCancerve movement and to contribute his technology skills to help other kids. This is his second board appointment.