2020 Interns

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...

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...

Rahima Khatun

Rahima Khatun

Salutations, I am Rahima Khatun. I am currently 19 years old and am a second-year undergraduate student studying the realms of political law and international relations in New York City. My interests mainly lie in the areas of women’s rights and initiatives in Global...

Neha Govindaraja

Neha Govindaraja

I am Neha Govindaraja, and I am 18 years old. I am currently studying Bachelors in Law from National Law University, Trichy, India. In addition to working with NGOs based on child advocacy, my interests lie in working on the areas of women empowerment and development...

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