Board of Directors
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Wendy Liang, MS, CCC-SLP
Rinki Varindani Desai, MS, CCC-SLP
Education & Tech Contributors
Madison is a first-year graduate student pursuing her Master of Science in Speech/Language Pathology at Texas Woman's University in a specialized healthcare program allowing her to work as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant in the home health setting in Austin, TX. She possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Austin. Madison loves taking care of her dog and cat, going to the movies, reading, and advocating for those who need help with their speech, language, hearing, and feeding/swallowing skills. Through service at Burgundy & White, she hopes to support the head and neck cancer community as well as their care teams through any means at her disposal.
Avery is an undergraduate in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences program at Boston University. Her ever expanding list of clinical interests includes dysphagia, AAC, speech sound disorders, and exploring the relationship between speech pathology and cancer. She is excited to be part of the Burgundy & White team, and is looking forward to helping create and promote resources for people affected by head and neck cancer.
Sonya is second year graduate student pursuing her Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders at Texas State University with a concentration in Neurogenic, Voice, and Swallowing disorders. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Murray State University. She is a U.S. Army Veteran who enjoys the great outdoors, spending time with her family, and learning more about this inspirational career field. Her goal is to pursue a career in speech language pathology that allows her to help patients on their journey and spread awareness about communication and swallowing disorders, education, and resources to support recovery.