THE TEAM

We work to create greater opportunity, for the youth, by the youth

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Executive Team

Message from the CEO

On behalf of our entire team, we thank you for taking the time to learn more about us and our mission. Over the past few years especially, we've seen the impact that youth can have on our nations and lives. Your support is monumental in providing a space for underrepresented youth in these integral movements.

 

I started the PFA Institute as a sophomore in high school. Ever since then, we've seen our programs and ideas reach every corner of this nation and beyond. Our team's diverse perspectives allow us to cater our program to anyone who wants to join. We're grateful to each and every one of our supporters in these times of growth and cultivation.

 

Moving forward, we hope to continue creating accessibility and resources for impassioned youth to create change. We're expanding our programs internationally, and bringing local resources to our existing programs. Big or small, we know that this is impossible without your help. You can show your support by sharing our work, becoming a mentor, or donating. And on behalf of the entire PFA Institute, thank you. 

 

In solidarity,

Riya Kataria

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RIYA KATARIA

Chief Executive Officer

Student speaker, activist, and leader. Wants to change the world someday.

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GABBY AGUSTIN

Director of Marketing

Loves reading, Paris Geller, and anything chocolate. Most likely daydreaming about moving to NYC.

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SOPHIA BOUGHEY

Director of Chapters

Loves writing, traveling, and sun-shine. Always up for coffee and conversation.

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TYRA GRAVESANDE

Director of Mentorship

Loves empowerment and activism. Always aspiring to be better and inspire others.

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SHIVALI GULATI

Director of Programming

Loves computer science and design.  Wants more girls to feel empowered in STEM.

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GIOVANNI GUTIERREZ

Director of Member Outreach

Student at American University  Ready to create a change in the world.

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SUFY HAMEED

Director of Strategy

Speaker, writer, motivator, and activist. Believes in schooling and educational equality.

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RANEN MIAO

Director of Outreach

Champion student speaker and debater.  Always ready to get students involved.

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Director of Chapters

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LILLI MORRISH

Director of Communications

Lover of words and the people who speak them. Focused on accessible changemaking.

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BHAVANA RAVALA

Director of Finance

Midwestern gal with global ambitions. I am not throwing away my shot.

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TYLER SULLIVAN 

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Board of Directors

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MARK RODOCKER

Teacher and speech coach from Irvington High School.

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VAIDEHI GAJJAR

24-year-old mental health advocate, writer, and editor.

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NEUTEYSHE FELIZOR

Passionate about gun control and human rights.

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