We are thrilled to introduce our newest intern cohort - our new Summer 2023 interns! This diverse group of students and educators are working towards more accessible, equitable mental health resources for students everywhere.
Content Creation Interns
Alexandra Pekarthy is a recent graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. She joins Neolth to create a video and blog series about her experience coping with anxiety.
Isabella Marcon is a clinical psychology student at the University of Central Florida. She's returning to Neolth for her second semester to create another video and blog series - her first on Healthy Relationships is live on the Neolth app now!
Isis Castaneda is a communications student at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She joins Neolth to create a video series about finding identity outside of academics, and coping with the college admissions process.
Jennifer Cornett is an information communication technology student at the University of Kentucky. As a Respiratory Therapist and mom, she joins Neolth to create a video and blog series about coping with postpartum depression and anxiety.
Zoe Stantonis a psychology student at Lehigh University. She joins Neolth to create a video and blog series about her experiences with anxiety, body image, and comparison.
Ali Green is a psychology student at Emory University. She joins Neolth to write for our blog forum and create social media content for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. She's especially passionate about providing mental health education and reducing stigma for students everywhere.
Tahsina Riju is a psychology student at Smith College. She also joins Neolth to write for our blog forum and create social media content. Her passions lie in reducing stigma in South Asian and Muslim communities, and exploring gender roles, immigrant communities, and religion as a healing source.
Aaditi Ahlawat is a graduate student at Emory University working toward her Master's of Public Health in Health Policy & Management. Previously, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Sociology from Stony Brooke Univeristy. She's returning to Neolth for the second semester, with a passion for improving the healthcare delivery system to reduce health disparities and improve outcomes.
Aliza Lopez is an incoming freshman at the University of Rochester where she'll study Health, Behavior, and Society & Brain and Cognitive Sciences. She's worked with Neolth for years as both a Student Ambassador and Outreach Intern, demonstrating her passion for outreach and improving access to mental health services.
Charlotte Aschoff is an honors business & computer science student at Lehigh University. She joins Neolth as part of the Startup Academy program at Lehigh@NasdaqCenter. With a passion for reducing the stigma around mental health, she is interested in the health & wellness industry to promote a balanced lifestyle using social media and other digital communication strategies.
Elizabeth Loehr is a doctoral candidate at the University of Southern California, working toward her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. With years of teaching experience and a passion for Social-Emotional Learning (SEL), she returns to Neolth for her 3rd semester as our Lead Education Intern. She will spend the summer creating educational materials for educators and schools about student mental health and SEL implementation.
Chelsea Bourmatnov is a psychology student at the University of Washington. In her second semester with Neolth, she returns as an Educational Content Intern, working with Elizabeth to effectively reach educators and schools via social media and other platforms. Last semester, she created a video series about her experience with anxiety for the Neolth app.
We want to thank our wonderful group of interns for their continued hard work and dedication to making a difference in the mental health of students everywhere. We're consistently impressed with their ideas, professionalism, and bravery in their pursuit of this mission.