SGAC welcomes new team members!
SGAC is proud to announce the following appointments to our team after the latest round of vacancy applications.
- Scholarships Team Co-Lead – Flavie Rometsch
- Human Resources Co-Coordinator – Leonard De Guzman
- Human Resources Recruitment Team Member – Rishin Aggarwal
- Membership Co-Manager – Brett Shearing
- Asia-Pacific Regional Partnerships Manager – Ying Rui Neoh
- Asia-Pacific Regional Executive Secretary – Sejal Budholiya
- NCAC Regional Partnerships Manager – Ryan Udell
If you are interested in being part of the SGAC Team, you can find the latest vacancies here.
Scholarships Team Co-Lead
Leonard De Guzman
Human Resources Co-Coordinator
Human Resources Recruitment Team Member
Ying Rui Neoh
Asia-Pacific Regional Partnerships Manager
Ying Rui is a second-year undergraduate, majoring in Flight Vehicle Design and Engineering at Beihang University. She is very passionate about aerospace and climate action so she is very active in various youth organizations. Currently, she is part of the Communications Team for Space Generation Congress 2022, one of the SGAC annual global events bringing together students and young professionals across the space industry. She is also the Vice President of Young Malaysian Engineers and holds the position of column writer at the School of Aeronautical Engineering Media Center. Previously, she joined the AP-SGOW and emerged as the most engaged delegate.
Asia-Pacific Regional Executive Secretary
Sejal Budholiya (she/her) recently graduated with her bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from India. She has published 4 papers and filed 4 patents whilst in her undergraduate studies. She was an Offsite, an industrial design program, Cohort. She is passionate about aerospace product research, space sustainability and utilising design in space for life on Earth. She serves as the Chairperson of SEDS India and is the National Representative at SEDS Earth. At SGAC, she is the lead co-editor for the Domi Inter Astra: A Home among the stars book, and an active member of the SEPG and Diversity & Gender Equality Project Group. As the Swarovski Foundation: Creatives for our Future Cohort she is leading a campaign ‘Gaia’ and presented her ideas for menstruation in space in collaboration with United Nations Office for partnerships.
She is a published author, trained artist and dancer, and through the non-profit organization, Neysa, that she co-founded teaches the underprivileged performing arts. She believes in taking chances and learning one new thing each day. Currently, she is interning at Collins Aerospace.
NCAC Regional Partnerships Manager
Ryan Udell is a Systems Engineer in the Boeing Satellite Systems Engineering Rotation Program where he supports the Space Launch System to once again take humans to the Moon and onto Mars. While working at Boeing, he is studying for a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He graduated from Rice University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership Certificate. Additionally, he is a founding partner of the Zed Factor Fellowship, an internship and community engagement program for underrepresented students interested in aerospace careers. Previously, he was the External Affairs Director for the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space (SEDS-USA) and the President of Rice University’s SEDS chapter. He initiated Rice’s first CubeSat program and is the founder of the Rice Owls in Space Symposium. He strives to make an impact on everyone to explore space by developing immersive and hands-on programs. Ryan Udell was also selected to Aviation Week Network’s 20 Twenties Class of 2021.