About Us

Mission

TakeKnowledGe is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on inspiring elementary through high school students globally to develop interest in Science, Technology Engineering and Math (STEM). The organization places special emphasis on supporting girls and empowering them to change the world by excelling in technology-related careers.

TakeKnowledGe has partnered with several organizations to offer fun and engaging technical programs that bring together students and mentors with a passion for technology to promote deeper learning.

Founders

Eshika Saxena

Eshika is a senior at Interlake High School in Bellevue, Washington. Eshika co-founded TakeKnowledGe, to share her passion for technology with other students. Eshika has established partnerships with various organizations and is the NW Chapter lead for AI-4-All, Pacific NW region student ambassador for Technovation, and Girl Scout Global Action Team member. Eshika is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and loves to travel, dance, and play piano in her spare time.

Alisha Saxena

Alisha is a Software Engineer at Waymo. She graduated with her Masters and Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2018. Alisha co-founded TakeKnowledGe to encourage kids to experience STEM through fun and engaging activities. Alisha enjoys mentoring students and teaching. In her spare time Alisha likes to travel and hike.

Volunteers

TakeKnowledGe would like to thank the adult supervisors and volunteers who make it possible to organize and deliver our programs and events:

  • Archika Dogra
  • Priyal Gupta
  • Arushi Aggarwal
  • Rasika Obla
  • Tasbeet Iman
  • Tyler Okamoto
  • Catalina Blanco
  • Sofia Blanco
  • Afifah Kashif 
  • Amrita Saxena
  • Parichay Saxena
  • Marjorie Blanco
  • Vishal Kalra
  • Swati Gupta
  • Rajeshwar Singh
  • Anupa Sinha
  • Craig Okamoto

Partners/Sponsors

Thanks to our partners and sponsors for their support: