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who we are

Our team is composed majorly of brilliant and passionate Gen Z activists -     with a few members from other generations to get a larger perspective.       By bringing together such a diverse pool of youth to express their               opinions and take action in their community, we are able to unite and         make an impact. 

board of directors

Shreya Venkatachalam

Head of Writing Team

Shreya Venkatachalam. 17. Austin, Texas

is a freshman at Lebanon Trail High School who has many current passions and future aspirations. Playing the piano, violin, swimming, and taking part in Indian dancing are few of the hobbies she loves. She is also very passionate in topics of racism and global warming, trying to advocate for action from her fellow teens to help shape a future world of prosperity and equality. Her own future career path is being researched and debated upon, but she aspires to be a doctor- helping kids as she continues to put to use her love for biology. 

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Harnoor Sandhu

Social Media Head

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Harnoor Sandhu. 17. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

is a high school junior currently in eleventh grade. She wants to be a surgeon or pursue a profession in the medical field in her future. She also loves going outside and do activities such as camping! 

Khushi Vedmehta

Social Media Head

Khushi Vedmehta. 15. Mumbai, India

 Khushi Vedmehta has volunteered with various organizations and is advocating for empathy, awareness and change through art and expression! In the past year, she's been exploring the power of social media to craft powerful narratives. She's an intersectional feminist in the making and is excited to see how she can make a difference!

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Sailee Naik

Writing Team HR

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Sailee Naik. 16. Fairfax, Virginia

is a high school sophomore who is pursuing a career in the field of health and medicine. She is a 3rd degree Blackbelt in Taekwondo and enjoys science, math, swimming, and traveling among other things. She is passionate about advocating for equality in healthcare, especially in developing countries. In the future, she hopes to combine her enthusiasm for traveling and her interest in medicine by combating health inequalities around the world.

writing team

Mikaylah Villarama. 14.

Fresno, California

is a writer who writes under the pseudonym Kaylah Nguyen. She currently reside in Fresno, California, in the United States, and is 14.

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Sarah Nayeem. 

Columbus, Ohio

is a mental health worker and South Asian Muslim immigrants kid. She is a  drummer, advocate for health equity and dismantling white supremacy.

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Pragya Thapa. 17.

Bhaktapur, Nepal

is currently a highschool student aspiring to study International Relations in the future. She enjoys expressing my opinions, mostly on feminism,social constructs, gender stereotypes, capitalism, micro aggressions towards minorities in society and spirituality

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Cassidy Rayside. 17.

New Jersey

 I am a junior in high-school and my ongoing dream is to become a successful teacher and help kids and see a smile on their faces. One of my biggest passions is helping and informing others, tackling racism, environmental problems, self care, spirituality, and equality for all. I am currently doing research on renewable resources and electricity resources around the world, and so far it is very concerning. As a black teen in America, it is my job to keep myself updated and inform on what is going on around the world and educating others as well. My favorite hobbies are journaling, dancing, meditating, listening to music, watching k-drama’s, and sitting in the sunlight. I’m horrible at math but very strong on English and literature. A random fact about me is that my dream colleges are Princeton University and St. Johns University.

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Nicola Swordy. 26.

Bridge of Weir, Scotland

 Member of LGBT+ community, has a postgraduate degree in Gender, Sex, and Violence, former volunteer for Rape Crisis

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Grace Kim. 16.

Seoul, South Korea

 Some of my passions include advocating for human rights and gender equality, binge-watching Korean dramas, and volunteering at a flower and plants conservation center. I aspire to become someone that can make a change in this world!

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Godia Ludia Starcy. 21.

Kenya

My name is Godia Ludia Starcy. I am a Kenyan citizen of age 21. I live in Bungoma county. I love writing a lot because its the best method of communication according to me.

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Jana Ramos. 15.     Constanza 

South Dakota,         Carabias. 15.

USA                      Mexico

Lila Rowland. 14. Sammamish, Washington

 I'm passionate about feminism, specifically patriarchal liberation, and politics in general. Likewise, I find society-and its flaws-fascinating; I hope to further study sociology and/or psychology, one day leading to a career in criminology. I'm exhausted by the notion that age is the defining factor in intelligence, when in reality, youth are the future- as cliché as that may be.

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Isabella Erestain. 21.

Virginia, USA

I will be graduating with my B.S. in speech-language pathology then attending graduate school to work towards becoming a licensed speech-language pathologist. I love working with kids and have done so for about 4 years. Lifting others up, empowering young people, and advocating for those who need it most encompasses a major part of what I live for. 

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Salma Wairimu.

Washington. 17.

I’m a social justice advocate who participates in my local mayors youth committee, teen sex Ed council , black student Union and other community based clubs/ organizations. I am very passionate about spreading awareness about important topics/issues in the BIPOC community. 

Ana - Maria. 

Trinidad and Tabago. 22,

 I am from the caribbean living in the beautiful twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Although, I am from a little Caribbean country, I've always dream of  making a difference. I want to to bring change, inspire others and create a safe place. I want to help , educate, unlearn, relearn and make discussions across all boarders, ages, sexualities and genders. 

 

 I have a all background in Performing Arts, Theatre Arts, Digital Media and Computer Science. 

 

One of my goals for this year is to step out of my comfort zone and create a youtube channel. This channel will be a self discovery journey towards loving myself, growth as a person and self acceptance. 

Pita Birkbeck. 16. 

California, USA

I am an avid bass and acoustic guitar player and I love playing sports like field hockey and soccer.

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Aidan Vu. 16.

Houston, Texas

I have a greater passion for reading and writing, especially in voicing my opinion about the issues our youth faces or has made prevalence to. Our generation is one that prioritizes the issues that our previous generations have seemed to neglect. I am determined to become a voice of our generation to better this world. 

 

I have recently became the editor-in-chief of my school's newspaper and participated in writing competitions, including one from the New York Times

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Luca Fukuyo. 15.

BC, Canada

 I love going outside to watch the sunset and being able to listen to the ocean waves while spending time with my loved ones. I have a passion for performing arts such as singing, dancing, acting and I also love listening and making music. 

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Binta Marong. 15.

Georgia, USA

My name is Binta Marong, I’m 15 years old and currently live in Atlanta, Georgia! As a young black and muslim woman I’ve been through many challenges trying to find my purpose and identity in a world of stereotypes and injustice. I joined this organization to be apart of the voice that projects and brings awareness to all social issues, even if I’m just a young girl! I’ve always been passionate about bringing social issues to light and fighting for the rights of others! To change this world we need to talk about the issues, find solutions, and bring awareness!

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Laiba Lakhani. 15.

New Jersey, USA

I am a high school sophomore. I enjoy art music and reading! I am passionate about BLM and environmental issues. I love writing since it’s a great creative outlet.

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Gabriella Rishudeo. 15.

New York, USA

I am a sophomore at The Scholars' Academy.I enjoy writing as it is an excellent way to express yourself and convey thoughts and ideas. Some of my other hobbies are cooking, baking, painting and playing the piano.

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Meghna Sridhar. 16.

New Hampshire, USA

Meghna Sridhar is a sophomore student from New Hampshire. She is a year-round competitive swimmer who loves to read and write. She wants to pursue a career in the medical field and volunteers at her local hospital. She loves chemistry, biology, math, spanish, marketing, and skiing. She is also part of a robotics team and enjoys building in her free time. She strong believes in equal rights and is an advocate for females and surpassing expectations/stereotypes. ​

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Sarah Nayeem. 

Columbus, Ohio

is a mental health worker and South Asian Muslim immigrants kid. She is a  drummer, advocate for health equity and dismantling white supremacy.

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Pragya Thapa. 17.

Bhaktapur, Nepal

is currently a highschool student aspiring to study International Relations in the future. She enjoys expressing my opinions, mostly on feminism,social constructs, gender stereotypes, capitalism, micro aggressions towards minorities in society and spirituality

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