Similoluwa Deleawe is a freshmen at The University of Texas at Austin studying accounting. She is very involved in her church. For the past six years, she has been the head dance instructor and mentor for a group of young girls that call themselves P149. She believes that if you are able to influence children at a young age, they have no other choice than to be successful. She aspires to one day become a motivational speaker that helps at risk teenagers find their feet and put them on the right path to success.
Sruti PrathivadhiSruti is a senior at Millard North High School. She likes to volunteer her time at Lakeside Hospital, the Lydia House, Habitat for Humanity, Douglas Health Center, and with the Keep Omaha Beautiful program. Moreover, she works as an online content manager for Greening Forward, and with Student Voice as an intern. She enjoys learning about medicine, government, economics, and philosophy. In the future, she aspires to pursue a career in the field of medicine, with a possible minor in journalism. In the meanwhile, she is excited to meet and share her thoughts on empowering youth in America.
Sunyoung Go will be a junior at Clayton High School in St. Louis, MO. During her remaining years at high school, she hopes to bring a positive change in her community. She currently volunteers at Family Care Pharmacy at Missouri Baptist Hospital and is pursuing her dream of becoming a pharmacist. As a part of Community Service Club at her school and member of the Mayor's Youth Advisory Council for the City of Clayton, she is striving towards providing opportunities for youth to play active roles in their communities. By doing so, she hopes that the youth will become great leaders of tomorrow.
Talan is a rising junior at Bradley University in Peoria, IL where she is a double major of political science and economics. Talan is a member of Bradley’s National Champion speech team and individually is currently 3rd in the nation in Extemporaneous speaking and overall, ranked as one of the top 20 speakers in the country. In addition to competitive success Talan, was elected the national student representative for the forensics community. She enjoys leaning about different cultures, giving back to her community and playing with her dogs. Talan hopes to get her master in economics but in the meantime is beyond honored and excited to have the opportunity to help make the world a better place.
Teddy OhTeddy is a sophomore at Sewickley Academy, President of the GirlUp club at her school, and a blogger for the Smart Girls Group. She is committed to empowering girls around the world by advocating for education to reach their full potential to meet the many challenges facing them and to become global leaders. She enjoys finding ways for teens to volunteer in their communities and at large. Through traveling she has found that all teens face similar struggles and have the same goals. She hopes to inspire all teens to rise up and join her in finding a cause they're passionate about and making a difference.
Trey Wheeler is from Lima, OH and a senior in high school. He is director and founder of The Bullying Prevention Team, a youth-led organization dedicated to building confidence, integrity, and addressing bullying. Also, he is a social media manager at BZbox, a Shark Tank product. He is a member of many national youth advisory boards. He is excited to connect and empower youth worldwide.