Month: August 2020

Cindy Peng

Cindy Peng

Hi! My name is Cindy Peng, and I am 19 years old. I live in Columbus, Georgia. I am a rising freshman at Wellesley College, potentially majoring in International Relations, Middle Eastern Studies, and Sociology.  Joining TOU, my particular interests are Interfaith...

Eco Justice for All interview series

Eco Justice for All interview series

The ECO JUSTICE FOR ALL interview series is an ongoing program produced by the Temple of Understanding, incorporating our outreach in the area of environmental awareness and advocacy.

Meet our 2020 summer interns!

Meet our 2020 summer interns!

Meet our 2020 summer interns! We were thrilled to connect with interns from around the world this summer via Zoom! For the summer of 2020, we ran a virtual internship program due to COVID-19 and had three main goals – making connections, promoting awareness and education, and coming up with ways that we can advocate for important causes we are passionate about both individually and as a group. Click here for more information about our 2020 program!

Yaxuan Shi

Yaxuan Shi

Hi everyone! I am Yaxuan Shi, and I just turned 18 this month. I was born and raised in Jinan, Shandong Province in China. Currently, I am a high school rising senior at Santa Catalina School in California. I have always been passionate about the law and the...

Yaas Farzanefar

Yaas Farzanefar

My name is Yaas Farzanefar, and I am a rising sophomore at UC Berkeley studying Political Science and Gender Studies, with a minor in Human rights. I was born in Iran and have lived both in Iran and California. Being raised in two vastly different cultures, I grew up...

Thomas Falci

Thomas Falci

My name is Thomas Falci, and I am from Westchester, NY. I am a rising sophomore at Claremont McKenna College dual majoring in International Relations and History with a Data Science sequence. Through extensive research about the Sustainable Development Goals, I have...

Tejashwini Prashar

Tejashwini Prashar

Hi! My name is Tejashwini Prashar. I am 19 years old. I am a second-year student at University College London (UCL), studying History, Politics, and Economics. Gross income inequality is a current and historical global staple in our communities. To narrow this gap, we...

Slade Huang

Slade Huang

Hi Everyone! My name is Slade Huang. I am an 18-year-old international student studying in the US, originally from Hong Kong. My particular interests in connection to TOU and the UN are primarily interfaith understanding and intangible culture preservation. I was...

Seung Chan Lee

Seung Chan Lee

Hello! My name is Seung Chan Lee and I’m a rising senior at Chadwick International School.  I have lived in Korea all my life, but I have always been passionate about global issues, especially those regarding ecological justice and healthcare.  In particular, I...

Seiyeon Choi

Seiyeon Choi

Hello! My name is Seiyeon Choi, and I am 18 years old. I am from Seoul, South Korea, and I will be a high school senior this fall at Brooks School. I am interested in Human Rights and Women’s initiatives. The stories of North Korean defectors first led me toward the...

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