Adom is an undergraduate student at Emmanuel College (Boston, MA) who is working towards a Bachelor's degree in Economics with a double minor in Data Analytics and Computer Science. He would like to work as an economic consultant at a big firm after he graduates. He plays soccer for Emmanuel College and his hobbies include playing chess, spending time with friends, and traveling. He is passionate about helping others and firmly believes that everyone's voice matters and should be heard.
Shariya Brown graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgian Court University. My interests include dance, track and field, content creation, and meditation. Growing up in a low socioeconomic community ignited my enthusiasm for youth involvement in creating innovative strategies to make the world a better place. My goal as a healthcare professional is to diversify medicine and reduce health disparities for minorities. My passions include advocating for underrepresented communities, athletics, Caribbean culture, and engagement within my community. Youth involvement is an instrumental component of implementing policies for diverse communities. My experience as a public speaker inspires me to motivate the youth to pursue their dreams. I aim to shed light on the hardships of homelessness, discrimination against POC, and health equity.
Terri comes from China and she has a bachelor's degree in management in China. Subsequently, she finished a master's degree in public administration at the American University. In her work experience, she has learned to master social media operations and communication skills. She is very keen on classical things, especially calligraphy. She believes that there are many commonalities in youth issues in different regions, so people should use these key points to find the best solution to youth issues.
Ashley Omwathath is currently an undergraduate student finishing her bachelor’s degree at CUNY – John Jay College of Criminal Justice. At John Jay, she made the decision to declare her major in Forensic Psychology and minor in Counseling. One thing many people don’t know about her is that she also goes by her legal name of Rohanhi. As a Mental Health Advocate, she enjoys raising awareness in mental health related concerns and peer mentoring individuals. In her spare time, Ashley produces content on her website to encourage and inspire adolescents to express their vulnerabilities with anxiety and depression. After graduating she will be continuing her education and pursuing a master’s degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology. As an aspiring Adolescent Psychologist, she is determined to mentor and counsel younger generations to accept and understand that “It is normal not to be okay 100% of the time”.
Sofia Tabernilla is a recent graduate of the University of Virginia where she double majored in History and Art History and minored in Astronomy. She currently plans to attend law school in 2022 and would like to pursue a career in the non-profit sector. Sofia is passionate about the environment and believes climate change is one of the most serious threats facing the youth of today. Some of her hobbies include painting, working with animals, and snorkeling.