WHO WE ARE
Michelle is a senior at Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas. She currently holds the position of Chair of Texas High School Democrats and has held multiple positions within Texas Junior State of America. Previously a Battleground Texas Fellow, as well as a Harris County Democratic Student Leader, she has spent majority of her political career in voter registration. She has also volunteered and interned with multiple congressional campaigns and worked with multiple activist organizations to push legislation and get likeminded leaders elected.
Shravya is a senior at Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas. She currently holds the position of Speaker of the House within the Texas Junior State of America. As a member of MFOL Houston and the Sunrise Movement, she spends a lot of her time working with youth activist organizations in order to fight youth apathy in politics and push for meaningful change. In the past, she has also volunteered for several congressional campaigns and voter initiatives in the Houston area.
Owen Zhang is a junior at Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas. He is currently the Outreach and Engagement Director of High School Republicans of Texas and the President of Bellaire Young Republicans. Owen has interned and volunteered for multiple local, state, and national level campaign—helping congressional, governor, and presidential candidates get elected. As the founder of the No Labels Houston/Bellaire Chapter, Owen is very experienced in working with activist organizations and fellow youth to push for tangible change.
Paige is a senior at Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas. She has served as an officer in Students Demand Action to push for secure storage and gun sense legislation in America. Paige has stayed active in Students Demand Action by phonebanking, protesting, and meeting with school officials and volunteering with congressional representatives.
Zaid Ali is a senior at Bellaire High School in Houston, Texas. He is currently the Vice Chairman of High School Democrats of America’s National Muslim Caucus. Locally, he is also a board member of the Houston Muslim Democrats. Having worked as a fellow at Battleground Texas and on many congressional campaigns, Zaid is well-equipped with interacting with activist organizations and is looking forward to hosting them on National Activism Day!
Special thank you to our planning committee!
Aaron Piando, McAllen TX ~ Alexa Zabat, Edinburg TX ~ Ansh Jakatimath, San Antonio TX ~ Ashley Yen, Houston TX ~ Christine Rong, Houston TX ~ Dian Yu, Houston TX ~ Delia Pastore, Houston TX~ Evelyn Bell, Houston TX ~ Gabriel Bo, Plano TX ~ Isabel Lan, Houston TX ~ Jason Yao, Houston TX ~ Kaitlyn Hou, Plano TX ~ Katherine Chen, Houston TX ~ Kyle Letterer, Plano TX ~ Lauren Marquez, McAllen TX ~ Madeline Tsao, Plano TX ~ Manjari Kannan, Sharon MA ~ Peggy Liu, Westford MA ~ Pournami Varma, Sammamish WA ~ Rachel Pontes, Houston TX ~ Rena Liu, Knoxville TN ~ Selom Bediako, Knoxville TN ~ Sernry Tu, Houston TX ~ Seva Raman, Houston TX ~ Spirit Martin, Houston TX ~ Sruti Durbha, Ashburn VA