Stria team group photo

Stria is a team of 14 high school students, determined to tackle the challenges of blindness.

Stria began in the summer of 2017 when a group of 4 high school students became interested in blindness. Now, Stria is a team of 14 high schoolers, dedicated to tackling blindness in the Bay Area.

Stria team meeting as members sit around a table.

Meet The Team


Noah Tavares

operations, lead relations

Max Shen

lead programmer

Nikhil Suresh

lead electrical engineer, programmer

Nicolaas Lit

mechanical engineer

Isabel Alvarez

lead build

Pranav Ram

community outreach

Amit Singh

intern, electrical engineer

Sean Cheong

community outreach

Justin Zhang

feedback analytics

Megan Fong

community outreach

Wesley Shapiro

by Alice Ge