Amanda Pham is a student from Penn State University at Harrisburg who is currently majoring in Marketing. Her hobbies involve creating many things such as music, art, and videos; shopping, and going through social media platforms. She takes high consideration in many issues that the world is dealing with now. These include discrimination againsts minorities such as POC and LGBTQ+, climate change, and many more. Amanda is a firm believer of everyone having a right to be loved and respected in this world.
Savitha Sithartha (She/Her)
Savitha is a second-year undergraduate student pursuing a biomedical sciences degree and Spanish and psychology minors at Texas A&M University. She is working towards acceptance into medical school and is passionate about being involved in and curious about the community and environment growing around her. She believes in advocating for legislation towards women’s and LGBTQ+ rights, higher wages, gun reform, and climate change. When she’s not scrolling through her YouTube playlist, she loves to code, practice her ASL, and sing Carnatic music.
Veronica Smigielski is an enthusiastic, life-long learner who recently graduated from Columbia College with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems. Soon after graduating, she re-enrolled at Columbia College to obtain yet another Bachelor’s degree; this time in Cybersecurity. She is a jack of all trades with passions for programming, cooking, gardening and DIY crafts such as crocheting, modular origami, and candle making. Veronica believes that school, studying, and working creates a lot of stress on today’s youth which is an issue that should be further explored.
Parveen Kaur is a recent graduate from Sacramento State University. She majored in International Relations and plans to attend law school after taking a gap year. Currently, Parveen is working for the California State Legislature as a District Intern. She is passionate about climate change and works on promoting positive climate policy. Aside from climate change Parveen believes that we need to increase youth involvement in politics and is working on restarting her local political chapter for young adults. Her hobbies include reading and spending time with her cat.
Shriya Patel is in the junior year of high school at Shiloh High School in Snellville, GA. She wants to pursue a career in medicine as a cardiologist, and plan on majoring in biochemistry at Emory University. Her hobbies consists of baking, shopping, painting, and playing the violin. She is interested in the problems in healthcare, like inequality in pay from women and men. As well as the lack of consideration for low in-come families getting the same healthcare treatment as others who are financially stable. She also wants to make an impact on recent issues, such as gun violence laws and abortion laws. She is interested in a wide variety of things, but want to help fix the issues with current society. Whenever she isn't listening to music, she is probably asleep, other than that she is doing something productive.