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Trek Gum

Trek Gum

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Clean your teeth on the go without hurting the environment

What we're about

Follow our Journey

Trek won first place and $25,000 at the Randall Family Big Idea Competition! - March 2019

Featured by Pittwire, the University of Pittsburgh's official news source. - April 2019

Trek represented Pitt at the ACC InVenture Prize competition in North Carolina! - April 2019

Trek started their student accelerator program, Blast Furnace - May 2019

Trek Gum featured in the California Dental Association Journal

The Dream Team

Emily Siegel Founder and CEO


BS Chemical Engineering

BS Biological Sciences

Univ. of Pitt. Honors College Research Fellow

4 years of combined research in sustainable material synthesis and cell development

Sam Bunke Technical Researcher


PhD Candidate

BS Chemical Engineering

EQT Co-op and Engineering Ambassador

2 years of research focused on biodegradable polymers

Grace Traini Sustainable Food System Specialist


MS Environmental Nutrition

BS Social Work

FoodCorps Americorps Service Member

Policy Research and Community

Organizing Intern

Jessica DeRose Marketing & User Engagement


BA Politcal Science

BA Homeland Sec. & Emergency Preparedness

Community Outreach Intern

VCU Administrative Assistant 

Lauren Davis Legal Review


JD Candidate - UC Boulder

BA English & Journalism

Environmental Law


Don Morrison


Brand Development

Angel Investor

Former CEO of American Eagle

Dr. Eric Beckman


Technical Development

MIT Polymer Engineer

Co-Founder of Cohera Medical

Dr. Chris Wilmer


Business Development

Co-Founder of NuMat Technologies

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