Executive Board


Co-PresidentJulia Ni ’18

Julia Ni is a senior in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering department. She had been a part of the Kenya project since fall of her freshman year. Julia traveled to Kenya summer after her freshman year and again after her second year, this time leading the project as one of the Project Managers. She is very excited to serve as Co-President of our chapter, which has been a big aspect of her life at Princeton. She enjoys traveling, late night comedy and reality TV shows.

Co-PresidentAlex Byrnes ’18

Alex Byrnes is a senior from Allentown, NJ pursuing a degree in chemical and biological engineering with a certificate in sustainable energy. He joined EWB in the spring of 2015, and spent two years designing a water distribution system with the Dominican Republic team. He has travelled to the Dominican Republic twice, and served as the project manger of the team in 2016. Outside of EWB, Alex enjoys running, hiking, and snowboarding and is a member of Princeton Club Flag Football.

Co-VP of Development Adelle Dimitui ’19

Adelle Dimitui is a junior from the Philippines and a prospective Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering major. Adelle currently serves as a VP of Development on the EWB Board, as well as a Technical Team Member on the Peru Team. Other activities she is involved with on-campus include Business Today, the Entrepreneurship Club, and the Social Committee of the Undergraduate Student Government. Adelle’s biggest hobbies consist of creative writing, drawing, and graphic design.

Co-VP of Development Aslesha Parchure ’20

Aslesha is a sophomore from South Brunswick, New Jersey, majoring in Operations Research and Financial Engineering. In addition to serving as a VP of Development, she is a section leader for the Kenya team. Outside of Engineers Without Borders, Aslesha is Co-President of Princeton Women in Computer Science, Intramural Chair for Forbes College, and an officer for Speak with Style, Princeton’s public speaking group.

Co-Director of Outreach – Kristy Yeung ’18

Kristy Yeung is a senior studying Computer Science and pursuing a certificate in Finance. She joined the Dominican Republic team fall of 2015 and had the great opportunity to travel with the team this past summer for an assessment trip. She loves the projects and people of EWB and is incredibly excited to work with the members of the EWB Board. Outside of EWB, Kristy volunteers with SVC- LEAP to hold weekly art workshops for children at an after school program in Trenton and is also part of the Princeton’s Society of Women Engineers.

Co-Director of Outreach/Secretary – Khanh Vu ’20

Khanh Vu is a second-year student planning to study BSE Computer Science. She comes from (and still lives in) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, but she went to high school at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, CT. She strives to learn more about development and sustainability to help those in need all around the world, including those of her own country. She likes to spend her free time reading, playing piano, and eating. At Princeton, she is involved in Global Development Network, Engineers Without Borders, and works as a research assistant at the Office of Sustainability.

Information Technology Director – Samuel Miller ’18

Sam is a senior from Farmington, Minnesota pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. In addition to reading and running, Sam enjoys cooking and eating new types of food. He’s been with Princeton-EWB since the spring of his freshman year and hopes to continue working on projects in sustainable development throughout his life.

  Kenya Project Co-Manager Vivian Yu ’19

Vivian Yu is a junior from Longmeadow, Massachusetts studying Electrical Engineering. She joined EWB’s Kenya project as a freshman, went on to be the technical subteam leader, and is really excited to lead the team this year as one of the Project Managers. When she’s not working on EWB, you can normally find her working in the lab, reading, or singing. She’s very passionate about sustainable development, and is excited to bring that to her work at EWB.


Kenya Project Co-Manager Cameron McKenzie ’19

Hailing from Tampa, Florida, Cameron enjoys performing Improv comedy and going on afternoon runs. He is a chemical and biological engineering major and a future RCA. He is also passionate about sustainable development, leading him to join EWB during his freshman year.

Peru Project Co-Manager  – Nicholas Johnson ’20

Nicholas Johnson is a sophomore in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering Department. He was a Co-Leader of the technical components sub team of the Peru Team last year and traveled in country over the summer to begin the implementation of the water system. As Co-Project Manager for the Peru Team this year, he looks forward to becoming even more involved with the different facets of the large scale engineering project and how the relate to one another in addition to continuing to develop his relationships with community members and in-country contacts. Outside of Engineers Without Borders, Nicholas is a Writing Fellow at Princeton’s Writing Center and enjoys playing basketball and chess.

  Peru Project Co-Manager  – Sofia Bisogno ’19

Sofia Bisogno is a sophomore from Bethesda, MD in the Civil and Environmental Department pursuing certificates in Dance and Urban Studies. Sofia joined the Peru team in the fall of 2016 where she led the Community Team with managing relations between Princeton and the Pusunchas community. After travelling to Peru as the translator for the 2017 travel team, she became co-Project Manager, where she hopes to continue the collaborative effort between the students at Princeton and the community members to bring potable water to Pusunchas.

  Dominican Republic Project Co-ManagerAlexander Bechtold ’20

Alexander Bechtold is a sophomore from Germany pursuing a degree in chemical and biological engineering. Having grown up in Ghana and Eritrea has inspired him to join EWB in order to help communities around the world get the basic necessities they deserve. Alex traveled to the Dominican Republic in 2017 to help improve the water distribution system in the small community of El Cajuil. He currently serves as the project manager of the team. Outside of EWB he enjoys playing sports and is a member of Princeton’s Club Soccer and Club Rugby teams.

  Dominican Republic Project Co-ManagerNicholas Callegari ’20

Hailing from Deltona, FL, Nick Callegari is a sophomore majoring in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and pursuing certificates in Sustainable Energy and Entrepreneurship. He joined EWB as a freshman and became the Community Relations subteam leader of the Dominican Republic Team during his freshman year. Now, he is excited to lead the team as Project Manager. Outside of EWB, Nick is part of Princeton Competitive Engineering’s Hyperloop team, serves as a Questbridge mentor, and is founder and president of PSURF (Princeton Students United Restorations Foundation). He also really enjoys surfing and practicing Wing Chun Kung Fu in his spare time.