2019-20 EXECUTIVE BOARD (FOUNDERS)
Camille Luong is a Vietnamese American from St. Petersburg, FL. As the daughter of refugees fleeing a war-torn Vietnam in the 1990s, she draws inspiration from her family background and wishes to emphasize the importance of democracy and opportunity in America. Camille loves debate, doodling, boba, and collecting spoons.
Editor in Chief
Abigail Hu is a Chinese American from New Orleans, LA. She seeks to educate and empower Asian American students through her writing and make their voices heard in today's society. She loves to debate, dance, play the harp, and eat fresh made donuts from the grocery store.
Elaine Wang is a Chinese American from Lawrenceville, NJ. As someone who grew up at a crossroads of Asian and American cultures, she advocates for the empowerment of Asian American youths, whose voices have been ignored by many political and activist communities. Besides winning arguments, she loves running, photography, and singing (and binging Netflix, of course).
Director of Graphic Design
Angela Yan is a Chinese American from West Palm Beach, FL. She strives to empower youth to get involved within their local political spheres and educate others about the issues Asian Americans face daily. When she’s not obsessively tracking the next election, Angela enjoys painting, debating, running, and playing with her cats.
Gabby Lea is a Southeast Asian American from Tyler, TX. They were born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a member of the LGBTQ+ community, and is an advocate for marginalized youth in politics. In their free time, Gabby loves to sing and play music, bake, and knit.
Surya Dasgupta is an Indian American from Tyler, TX. He aims to inform the Asian American community on policy and political candidates. He’s often found arguing with someone (in public or at a debate tournament), reading the news, playing tennis, working on photography, or playing the piano for hours on end.
Director of Civic Engagement
Trisha Motupalli is an Indian American senior from Dallas, TX. She hopes to inspire and educate minority youth to help them make their voices heard and understood. When she’s not debating, Trisha loves to sleep, volunteer, and play with her dog.
Nikhil Guddati is an Indian American senior from Dallas, TX. He is passionate about ensuring that all communities have an equal representation and voice in society. Nikhil loves to debate, binge Gossip Girl, eat food, and dunk on his friends.