Hannah Offer is a rising senior at Crossroads School in Santa Monica, California. She is interested primarily in social and digital media’s effect on education, as well as the role social media can play in empowering citizens in local and global contexts to generate change. During the school year, Hannah works with middle school students to discuss safe and effective ways to use social media and serves as Editor-in-Chief of her school’s newspaper and academic journal.
Elsa Brown is a Melrose native and rising senior at the Waldorf School of Massachusetts Bay. She primarily works in illustration and digital art, and hopes to become an illustrator and comic book creator. She is interested in online creative content and the value of online discussion. At Youth and Media Elsa has created illustrations that were then paired with YaM reports and briefs. See examples of her work here.
Varoun Gulati is a rising senior at Noble and Greenough School in Dedham, Massachusetts. His interest in social media emerged as he took part in the Google CAPE (Computing and Programming Experience) program the summer before he entered high school. He is also particularly interested in and committed to community service and social change. At school, he is on the Community Service Board, part of the leadership core of Students for Socioeconomic Awareness, and president of the Microfinance & Investment Club.