2019-20 EXECUTIVE BOARD (FOUNDERS)

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CAMILLE LUONG

Executive Director

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.

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ABIGAIL HU

 

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.

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ELAINE WANG

Outreach Director

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).

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ANGELA YAN

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.

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GABRIELLE LEA

Administrative Director

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.

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SURYA DASGUPTA

Internal Advisor

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.

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TRISHA MOTUPALLI

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.

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NIKHIL GUDDATI

Communications Coordinator

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.