Community Lead at Corner in Connecticut, USA, he/him
18 years old, Founder of UltraRice, Buildergroop, Photography Lounge, Community at Corner.inc
I’m currently working at Corner where I build community for people wanting to reconnect with the world around them.
We’re revolutionizing a nutrient-deficient food staple for India’s 250M+ malnourished, further unlocking human potential. I raised $20k+ in grants from Emergent Ventures and other early supporters to pursue research and validation efforts.
The home for GenZ developers, designers, and founders. $500k+ in software and co-working perks, high-quality educational resources, $10k given away in hackathons to date, and a supportive community with 1M+ messages sent by members in the past 12 months.
Photography Lounge is a Discord Partnered community striving to create a welcoming and inclusive space for photographers to share their work, be thoughtfully critiqued, and have a great time. The community has had over 8 million messages sent by its 15k+ members since its founding three years ago. Currently, Photography Lounge averages 10k+ messages sent by members every day.
My first "business", a community ageny that worked to keep 2.6 million people safe and engaged in various Discord communities at our peak. Click on the link for more info.
BuilderBook is a free, community sourced, handbook for young people entering tech. We were voted #1 Education Product Of The Week on Product Hunt 🥳
I spearheaded the perks program for Buildergroop members with over $500k in discounts and deals to software and co-working spaces. If you wanna take a look at our collection, the password is "BuildergroopIsAwesome".
TKS is a 10-month global innovation program for ambitious high school students. Students ages 13-17 apply + interview before joining and attend weekly sessions, work on global consulting challenges with real companies and chose focuses to accelerate learning in specific areas of STEM/Entrepreneurship. I was lucky enough to be accepted on a full ride scholarship to the program.
I was on Bush Radio, Africa’s oldest community radio station, to discuss teen entrepreneurship with host Madhav Prakash and two other guests and students I study with at The Knowledge Society.
I've been building communities on Discord since 2020, with some reaching millions of messages sent by members in just a few months. Discord wrote a case study with me on how to engage members.
Photos I took of Italy during Covid19 were featured by Business Insider in March of 2020 when Italy was the pandemic's epicenter.
Featured in Girl in Florence's blog in a collection of the best accounts in Italy to follow on Instagram.
A grant given to support the research, validation, and implementation of ultrasonically-treated rice as a potential solution to hunger in India
A grant to help us pursue creating a home for GenZ starting their paths in coding, design, and entrepreneurship