EqOpTech Management Team
Terence Lee is the founder and CEO of EqOpTech, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that promotes equal opportunity learning and STEM education through technology in under-served communities. He is currently attending Los Altos High School and enjoys participating in school marching band competition. Aside from school, he has been very active in scouting activities and has held various leadership positions in Los Altos Boy Scout Troop 31 since 2011. He is an Eagle Scout and his Eagle service project was to recycle, refurbish and redeploy unwanted computers to benefit under-privileged kids in support of STEM education. He earned a Congressional Award Gold Medal for his volunteerism in this service project. It is from this experience that Terence discovers his true passion to explore the use of computer to cultivate positive learning environment. He hopes to use computer technology to help under-privileged kids better understand often challenging topics such as math and science.
Emma Kwan is the Marketing Manager of EqOpTech. She attends Los Altos High School. She is a competitive debater for her school, and has been the champion of the SCU Philalethic Invitational for novice Public Forum debate. Emma is also a writer for The Talon, LAHS's newspaper. In her free time, she enjoys painting, reading, and is currently in the process of teaching herself to code. Some of her passions include entrepreneurship, marketing, and visual art.
Jane Zhao is the Social Media Manager of EqOpTech. She is currently a sophomore at Los Altos High School. She has a great passion for ballet, piano, and photography. During her free time, she loves to take pictures and listen to music. Some of her favorite classes in school are math and English.
David Ding is responsible for designing and running the STEM program at EqOpTech. David is a senior at Los Altos High School and has experience with developing and running a beginner's programming club at Santa Rita Elementary School. He also firmly believes in the mission of providing under-privileged youth with easy access to technology. David is very passionate about helping children in less fortunate situations to maximize their opportunities and chances of success. He is interested in STEM fields in college, leaning towards computer science.
Randall Lowe serves as EqOpTech's Director of Technology, responsible for all things tech. He is a senior at Los Altos High School. Randall is our technology guru, our go-to person for computer tech issues. He is especially dedicated to helping disadvantaged kids to excel in STEM education, supporting both the laptop refurbishing as well as leading and teaching the STEM workshop, Hour of Code and Khan Academy mentoring programs at Sunday Friends.
EqOpTech runs an internship program where younger team members can be engaged in the following activities:
- Selecting, reviewing and test driving online educational contents for STEM topics
- Web development targeted for younger audience eg. how-to content pages for coding, web applications etc.
- Participate and teach STEM workshops such as Khan Academy, Hour of Code targeted at disadvantaged kids and low income families
- Blogging targeted for younger audience
- Tracking and maintaining user accounts and home loan program for laptop home loan program
- Computer-in-a-Box Refurbish Program
Aditi Talati is a freshman at American High School. She enjoys math, debate, and computer science. In her spare time she can often be found reading anything she can get her hands on. Aditi has a passion for helping the community. As well as being a volunteer for EqOpTech, she helps students with their homework at the local library and a nearby middle school, and she is a volunteer leader at Sunday Friends.