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We are a diverse group of students interested in STEM, humanities, art, sports, music, and more! We hope to share our passion and knowledge with others through the activities and opportunities made possible by Silicon Valley Youth Leaders.


Riley Gu


Hello, my name is Riley. I am a rising junior at Lynbrook High School. My interests vary from physics, cryptocurrencies, and business.  A few others and I have started a nonprofit for crypto-related clubs in schools in hopes to build easy access to this information for students. I enjoy cooking and  running for fun with my cross country team, sounds masochistic but it’s worth it for expanding my music taste.

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Andrew Zheng


Hi, I am Andrew. I am a rising junior at Los Gatos high school. At school, I love pursuing the subjects english and science. I have been in the SVYL program since the fall of 2021, and I am interested in continuing this program to learn and practice leadership skills for my future. Outside of school, I enjoy participating in various outdoor activities like playing tennis, swimming, and going on hikes. In addition, I love listening to music and playing the violin. In my free time, I like to spend time with my friends and play with my dog.

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Harold Xie


My name is Harold and I am a junior at Fremont High School. I joined SVYL in 2021. I have helped organize multiple events for SVYL. I have a lot of different hobbies, but the main one is badminton. I also enjoy biking, and frequently go to the park. I’m interested in biology, and am planning to study ecology. At school, I study hard and practice my Spanish, and afterwards, I enjoy playing games with my friends.


Kiara Zhou


Hi, my name is Kiara and I’m a sophomore at Los Gatos High School. My favorite hobbies include drawing and singing. I would say I'm an artistic person, since I've been pursuing these passions since I was young. I have been an active member of SVYL since 2021, this year serving as the organization's treasurer.


Alicia Yan


My name is Alicia and I am a rising sophomore at Harker High School. Some of my hobbies include digital art, photography, and baking. I also have an obsession with boba tea and eating spicy food I can’t handle. I joined SVYL in 2023 in hopes to not only improve my leadership and communication skills but also give back and help the community.


Rita Zhou


Hey! My name is Rita, currently in 8th grade and attending in Raymond J. Fisher Middle School. Outside of my classes, I play basketball, the flute, and enjoy to read and write. I am taking Spanish, motivated by the foreign country to learn more about their culture and language. My most intense passion overall is likely to be writing. So far, I enjoy writing fanfictions or sometimes originals. I have posted one of my fanfiction books which earned over 15k views, and I hope that I can further pursue this career.

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Daniel Wang


Hi, I’m Daniel Wang and I go to Lynbrook High School. I am excited to help organize events for SVYL and volunteer for the community. Outside of SVYL, I enjoy swimming, waterpolo, coding, and playing video games.


Nathan Zhao


Hi, I’m Nathan, and I go to Lynbrook High School. I am excited to volunteer and giveback to the community. Outside of SVYL, I enjoy swimming, playing piano, and spending time with friends and family.

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Suzie Xie


Hi, my name is Suzy and I’m a freshman in Saratoga High School. My hobbies include fencing, playing viola and fishkeeping. I am excited to volunteer and help the program and the community.




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Christine Wang

PRESIDENT 2022-2023

Hi! My name is Christine, and I am a rising senior at Milpitas High School. Some of my interests are art, music, and biology. Since the fall of 2021, I have served as the secretary for SVYL, and I hope to continue to help plan and organize activities for our members. From 2022-2023, I served as the president. In music, I have been learning piano since I was seven years old. In addition to all of this, I also try to maintain biliteracy in Chinese at home, which is highly useful in a diverse community and allows for connecting to my heritage. 


Mike Gong


Hey, I’m Mike. I am a rising senior at Lynbrook High School. I am interested in playing badminton and flute. Mobile competitive games have been another interest of mine. Still looking for the major and career that fits me, I do a variety of different hobbies. But at the end of the day, my favorite thing is a long rest,  taking everything chill and enjoying my life.


Angelina Wu

WEBMASTER 2022-2023

Hello, my name is Angelina Wu. I am a rising senior at Lynbrook High school. I enjoy Computer Science, Law and Business. I have been a member of SVYL for three years, where I have done a variety of different jobs, including web-making, designing, and teaching. I have a niche hobby of learning languages and play a few traditional Eastern instruments. But at the end of the day, my favorite thing to do is to spend time with my family and friends.


Lincoln Tang


Hello, my name is Lincoln and I am a rising senior in the class of 2024 at Saratoga High School. I have been a member of SYVL since 2022.In my free time, I enjoy playing baseball, video games like Valorant, and hanging out with friends. Some of my achievements include writing a baseball data analysis paper which was later published on a well-known website, Fangraphs, teaching zoom classes to less privileged children in Nepal. When I have some free time from school or studying, I’ll usually be watching youtube, playing with my dog Boba, or working out.

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