Ankit agrawal, New initiatives
Ankit Agrawal is a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA, and has been working with GIVE since middle school. First tutoring at the Sterling Library Center in seventh and ninth grade, Ankit then worked in Core Team the summer before tenth grade, and went on to serve as a Center Manager at the Sterling Library Center. Ankit has been an Executive Director for the past two years, and has enjoyed building upon his passion for giving back to the community, which he hopes to continue in college. Aside from GIVE, some of Ankit’s hobbies and activities include photography and being an Editor-in-Chief of his school’s news magazine!
Ayush chivate, communicatoins
Ayush is currently a junior at John Champe High School and has been involved with GIVE for over 3 years. He started volunteering for GIVE his freshman year as a tutor because he enjoyed working with children and wanted to give back to the community. After that, he helped to establish GIVE Tutoring at the Ashurn Library and became the Center Manager there. This is his first year as an Executive Member and hopes to continue working with GIVE in the future. In his free time, he enjoys programming, playing basketball, and playing video games.
sam dasari, center development
Sam Dasari is a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School in Alexandria, VA. She joined GIVE as a freshman tutoring at Chantilly Library and worked in Core Team the two following summers. Wanting to participate more into GIVE, she became a Center Manager at Southgate Community Center. Sam joined GIVE because she loves to work with children and interested in education for the youth. Her hobbies include playing volleyball for her school and club team, reading books and volunteering.
dj jassal, public relations
DJ Jassal is a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, VA! His involvement with GIVE began after his freshman year as a member of core team, which he joined because of his passions for community service and education. Since then, he has served as a center manager of the Bull Run Regional Library Branch, and currently serves as a member of the GIVE executive team, working on GIVE's finances and public relations tasks! Through GIVE, he has developed interests in education reform and business and can't wait to see GIVE grow in the future! Outside of GIVE and school, you can catch him volunteering, camping, listening to music, or watching Netflix!
Valerie Nguyen, public relations
Valerie Nguyen is a senior at Centreville High School in Clifton, VA, and has been working with GIVE since freshman year of high school. Starting her GIVE journey at the Centreville Regional library as a tutor, Valerie then worked in Core Team the summer before tenth grade, and went on to serve as a Center Manager at the Centreville Regional Library. Valerie has been an Executive Director for the past two years, and has enjoyed giving back to her community tutoring first generation students like herself. Aside from GIVE, some of Valerie's hobbies and activities include volunteering and advocating for childhood cancer awareness.
Angie Sohn, partnerships
Angie Sohn is a junior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. Ever since she joined GIVE Tutoring in her freshman year, she has immensely enjoyed the experience of tutoring students at the George Mason Regional Library where she also served as Center Manager in her sophomore year. She is passionate about minority achievement and representation, and strongly believes in the power of education to be a vehicle of change. As an Executive Director, she hopes to further GIVE's mission to empower youth in her community. In her free time, she enjoys watching Korean films and listening to music.
Wendy Yin, website and app development
Wendy is a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology. She became a GIVE Core Team member the summer before her freshman year, and continued to contribute to the organization by becoming a tutor and later on, center manager, of the center at James Lee. For the past two years, Wendy has been a member of the GIVE Executive Team, giving her more opportunities to continue serving and giving back to her community. She hopes to further develop her passion for community service in college. Apart from volunteering, some of her other hobbies include piano, math team, Quizbowl, and dance.