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Sruti Prathivadhi

Sruti 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.

Mandy Morgan

Mandy is a senior at Missouri State University studying Professional Writing and Journalism. She is a member of the executive board for R.E.A.L. Bears, an organization oriented on maintaining strong relationships between students and alumni at Missouri State University. She enjoys networking opportunities and welcoming alumni throughout the year. She plans to attend graduate school at Missouri State University, hoping to receive a master’s in Professional Writing and freelance her articles to magazines. In the meantime, she is eager to share her thoughts on empowering youth.

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Marvin Mathew

Marvin is a senior at the University of Maryland studying Government & Politics. He is currently one of 30 commitment mentors worldwide for President Clinton’s Clinton Global Initiative University and a Scholar with Opportunity Nation working on public policy to increase social and economic mobility in America. He enjoys the intersection of philanthropy, community, and government. He aspires to attend law school some day, but, in the meantime is excited to share his thoughts with you on empowering youth.

Marissa Vessels

Marissa is a junior at the University of California, Berkeley where she is studying political science and public policy. Currently, she does lots of different work around Berkeley: She is a a Girl Scout troop leader and Bonner leader, she runs a nonprofit organization, interns for an environmental nonprofit, serves on the Youth Service America youth council, manages the Outreach committee for Berkeley Dance Marathon, and is the Head of Sustainability for Berkeleyʼs Panhellenic Council. Read her blog entries to learn about her commitment to service.