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Board of Directors


Kate Li

Youngstown, Ohio

President/Executive Director

Public Speaking & Music

Founder of Empower Expression, Kate is an ambitious high school junior. She has ample experience in congressional and public forum debate on the state and national level. She also serves as a Ted-Ed Student Talk leader. Musically, she has 12 years of experience in piano competition and has earned several awards.

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Anjali Aggarwal

Levittown, New York


Public Speaking & Writing

Anjali is a junior in high school who has placed in both writing and business competitions ranging from the regional to international level. As an anxious student growing up, Anjali has found that language has made her more confident, and she wants to use her experiences to help others.


Nicholas Espinosa

Westbury, New York



Nicholas is a high school junior who has always been intrigued by other languages and cultures. He is bilingual because he learned both English and Spanish at a young age. He won a gold medal in Le Grands Concours, a national French exam, making him an exemplary student in his French class.