Global Leadership


Welcome to the Youth Passion Project!

We are committed to fostering passion in our courses, and our instructors and students are known for their accomplishments, diversity, and desire to create positive change. We deeply value the community that we have built up and hope you will be interested in joining us!

Arshia Shaik
President of the Youth Passion Project

George Gan

Chief Financial Officer

Fola Elekolusi

Vice President of


Curtis Chang

Director of Technology

Ashlee Tan

Chief of Staff & Corporate Secretary

Angie Zhu

Vice President of Marketing

Ava Vernor

Director of Recruitment

Vani Shah

Vice President of


Carly Gelles

Vice President of Operations

Bethany Chow

Director of Social Media

Chapter Leadership


Vivian Guo

Westchester Co-President

Sam Hurwitz

Westchester Co-President

Mrinalini Jithendra

Katy Co-President

Namrata Jithendra

Houston Co-President

Nevin Gera

Dallas President

Eva Marder

Fairfield President

Christian Han

Boston Co-President

Arun Kodumuru

Boston Co-President

Kayden Singh

Vancouver President

Nandana Varma

Cook County President

Robyn An

Seoul President

Yeonwoo Sim

Tokyo President

Karan Shah

Houston President

Our Instructors