Meet Sahil Menon, age 16
Board of Advisors member since 2016
Sahil is a senior at the John Carroll School. His name in the Indian Language means “guide.” Sahil loves to guide others in every way. He serves as the Youth Ambassador for the Tourette Syndrome Association of America which allows him to visit Capitol Hill every year to talk to members of Congress and their staffers to secure support for funding research and services for those with neurological disorders. Sahil also gives talks at local schools to promote accepting others with differences and to stop bullying. He conducts a free summer camp called Camp STEM. Camp STEM teaches STEM to kids from low-income families who also have learning challenges. Sahil loves capturing wildlife photographs and sharing his portfolio of nearly 3,000 pictures taken while visiting the Galapagos Islands in South America. His ambition is to be a social entrepreneur. Sahil is very excited to be a part of the We Cancerve Movement and to share his ideas to help others. This is Sahil's first board appointment to We Cancerve. He was named a 2017 distinguished finalist by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism.