Claire maintains high ambitions for the future- she intends to pursue a double major in international affairs and East Asian Studies, and aspires to work for the United Nations/World Bank/state department/various think tanks in the future.
How do you want to get involved?
Connect with other global-minded leaders, Start/Join a IYC Chapter, Contribute Knowledge and/or Resources, Support a Social Cause, Learn about Best Practices for Development
What other organizations are you involved with?
Founder of Youth Advocates branch of the Silicon Valley United Nations Association
Student Ambassador of World Affairs Council
Founder of the Silicon Valley Microfinance/Rural Poverty Alleviation Campaign
Flutist and principal piccolo-ist for the El Camino Youth Symphony (Received the cultural diplomacy award from Slovakian and Hungarian embassies)
National Forensics League (Speech and Debate)
At Monta Vista High School, Claire is the Assistant Secretary General of Model United Nations, Director of Public Affairs of National Honor Society, News Section writer for the school's nationally acclaimed newspaper, Founder and President of Girls Learn International and the principal flutist for Wind Ensemble
What issues are important to you?
Poverty, Education, Gender Equality, Health, HIV & Other Diseases, Environment, Sustainability, Human Rights, Youth Empowerment, Leadership, Partnerships, Policy
What is your favorite quote?
"Diplomacy: the art of restraining power." -Henry Kissinger
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