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Meet Our Team

Empower Through Code has an array of volunteers that are studying and have experience in multiple engineering subfields. We believe it is advantageous for the students involved in ETC to gain exposure in several facets of STEM fields. Our volunteers are passionate about helping students involved in the program and are willing to teach and learn from them.

 

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Meet Our Team

Empower Through Code has an array of volunteers that are studying and have experience in multiple engineering subfields. We believe it is advantageous for the students involved in ETC to gain exposure in several facets of STEM fields. Our volunteers are passionate about helping students involved in the program and are willing to teach and learn from them.

 

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Rowan Abusad, Founder

Languages: Arabic

Rowan is a first-generation Jordanian and Palestinian-American studying computer science at UT Dallas.  

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Maha Ighanifard, Vice President

Languages: Farsi

Maha Ighanifard is a first generation Iranian-American and is currently studying biomedical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is fluent in Farsi and has experience programming in C++ and Java.

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JEssica Ballard

Languages: Korean

Jessica Ballard is studying a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering and pursuing a M.S. in Electrical Engineering at UT Dallas. She also leads UTD's Women's Club Soccer Team. Jessica is proficient in C/C++.

ABDUL TABBAKHA

Languages: Arabic

Abdul  is a first generation Syrian-American and is studying Software Engineering at the UT Dallas. Abdul has an interest in networking and cyber security. He is currently an Intern at Cisco Systems.

 
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KEVIN VANHORN

Kevin is pursuing a Bachelors in Computer Science at UT - Dallas. Passion for teaching and game development in Unity and Unreal Engine. Involved in Camp Kesem UTD.

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Vlera Isufi

Languages: Albanian, German, Spanish

Vlera is a first generation Albanian-American studying Computer Science and Neuroscience at UT Dallas. Vlera conducts research in the Neurobiology of Pain Labortoary.  

KEYANA NOORBAKHSH

Languages: Farsi

Keyana studies biomedical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. She volunteers in a research lab in the mechanical engineering department where she is currently conducting research on the behaviors of fluids. Keyana is proficient in C/C++.

 
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SID DEVIC

Sid is pursuing a double degree in mathematics and computer science. He enjoys outreach, puzzles, and hackathons. He is currently working with a professor on campus researching machine learning, and his long term goal is to attend graduate school for theoretical computer science.

DENA ABDELKARIM

Languages: Arabic

Dena studies Biomedical Engineering at the UT Dallas. She also volunteers at the Texas Biomedical Device Center, researching VNS systems and their role in the treatment of neurological disorders. 

DORSA MIR NOROUZI

Languages: Farsi

Dorsa is a first generation Iranian-American studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is interested in space medicine and is fluent in Farsi. Dorsa also volunteers at the International Rescue Committee and the Refugee Services of Texas.

 
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MUSTAFA SADRIWALA

Mustafa is a Computer Science Honors student at UT Dallas. He is interested in software development, algorithms, and teaching. He is fluent in Hindi, Gujarati, and Urdu and is proficient in C++ and Java.