My name is Emely Pozo and I am currently serving as the president of S.T.I.T.C.H. I am a sophomore in the Honor’s College and I am currently pursuing a major in biology as well as a minor in chemistry. Upon graduation from FIU I plan on attending dental school and eventually specializing in periodontology. As president I am responsible for overlooking and conducting all general meetings in addition to being present at all the activities the organization is involved in. I hope to see everyone involved and look forward to another wonderful year with everyone! .
Hello, I am Amro AlAshi and I currently serve as the Vice President for S.T.I.T.C.H. I am a transfer student from Gaza Strip, Palestine. I was born and raised in Gaza Strip. I came to the United States in September 2014. I am currently pursuing a dual degree in Biology and Chemistry, as I aspire to become a pediatric cardiothoracic surgeon. For the past two years, I have been working restlessly to achieve the best I can and benefit my community the most. I am a very active person who loves running, basketball, swimming, reading, watching movies, and puzzles. As a Vice President, it is my duty to collaborate with the executive board members to help S.T.I.T.C.H. members achieve the most and support them along the journey to medical school. I look forward to an exciting year full of new friendships, collaboration, and achievements. Feel free to contact me for any concern, I am here to help you succeed.
Hey! My name is Luis Herran, I am currently a sophomore working on a Bachelors in Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Chemistry and Mathematics. My main goals are to attend medical school and specialize in Pediatric Neurosurgery. I have true passions for science, math, music and mystery/horror books! As the secretary of S.T.I.T.C.H I will be the bridge between the board and the club member, making sure to keep all our members informed and being their “go-to” guy for any question or concern.
Hey there! My name is Chelsy Fraga and I am the treasurer for S.T.I.T.C.H. I was born and raised in Miami, FL. I am currently a junior majoring in Psychology and minoring in Chemistry. My ultimate goal is to attend FIU’s College of Medicine and become a surgeon. During my free time, I enjoy playing the piano, fishing, and taking long walks on the beach. As the treasurer of S.T.I.T.C.H, I am responsible for collecting all funds during events and meetings, dispensing reimbursement checks on the behalf of the organization to its members, and maintaining clear and detailed financial records. I am excited to work with you all and look forward to meeting you!
Hey, my name is Mauricio Chiriboga, and I’m the community service representative for STITCH! I am a senior Biology major pursuing a minor in Chem and a certificate in German language and culture. I hope to one day open my own practice as an OBGYN. I was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and moved here when I was five. I love eating, playing sports, making music, and going to the beach. I have spent a great part of my life volunteering for several organizations, and I hope to help you all get involved in assisting those in our community this year!
Hi there! I’m Sophia Menendez, I am a sophomore here at FIU majoring in Biology with a nutrition minor. My goal is to attend medical school in hopes of becoming a Pediatric Endocrinologist! I enjoy playing tennis, photography and bike riding! I am so excited to be the Event Coordinator for S.T.I.T.C.H ! As Event Coordinator I am in charge of inviting speakers, organizing meetings and reserving rooms. I am so excited to meet and work with you all!
Hey guys! I am Emilio Baglietto,an aspiring FIU Honors student, going into my last year of school. Just kidding school never ends. I am working on a BA in Chemistry. I have been exposed to a plethora of medical experiences and practices and I am going to focus on my MCAT soon. But my role for S.T.I.T.C.H will be to concern myself with the maintenance of the stitch website and applications. I am happy to be your media specialist and someone you can go to for advice or questions. “Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in”.
Hello, my name is Jason Kozarek and I am the current Service Triip Coordinator for S.T.I.T.C.H. I am currently a Junior majoring in Biology while being on the pre-med track. I love to spend time at the gym, watch movies, and play guitar. As Service Trip Coordinator, it is my responsibility to provide S.T.I.T.C.H. members with exposure to the medical field, primarily domestic and international service trips. It is my goal to make the service trips safe, educational and impactful for both the participants and the people they are servicing.
Hello, my name is Emily Buday and I currently serve as the Historian for S.T.I.T.C.H. I am a Junior majoring in Biology on a pre-med track. I moved to Miami two years ago from Washington, D.C. to attend FIU. In my free time, I love playing soccer, relaxing at the beach, and going to the gym. As Historian, I am responsible for documenting and taking photographs at meetings and events as well as maintaining our social media presence. I look forward to meeting and working with all of you! .