MEET OUR LEADERS
President and Co-Founder
Fiona Chen is a 10th grader at The Hockaday School. She does gymnastics competitively and plays the harp. She also enjoys doing art and making ceramic pieces. At school, she is a part of several clubs, for example, Little Einsteins, where high school students do science experiments with third graders. Fiona enjoys YES because she has the opportunity to improve her business skills, and learns about a vast variety of careers that she would not otherwise come in contact with.
Senior Advisor and Co-Founder
Macy Su is the Co-Founder and inaugural President of Youth Entrepreneur Society. Her mission for YES was to create a platform for Chinese Americans to further their interests in particular fields outside of STEM with a base in business. She believes in the importance of basic entrepreneurial skills like communication, passion, and ambition. Macy first started YES as a rising junior at Heritage High School and continued to serve and lead into her senior year. She hopes to become more involved in public service and serve as a trailblazer for minorities. Macy will be attending Vanderbilt University in the Fall of 2020, where she will be majoring in Human and Organizational Development with a track in Education Policy. In her spare time, Macy enjoys writing, reading, volunteering, and hiking outdoors.
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Catherine Tong is an 11th grader at Liberty High School aspiring to pursue a career in International Business. She is involved in many clubs on campus including DECA, BPA, JWAC, NAHS, and NHS, and has served as an officer for three of those clubs. She is passionate for volunteering and regularly volunteers at food pantries and special needs facilities. Her hobbies include baking, running, traveling, and painting. She is excited for YES this year and hopes to expand YES to greater horizons.
Event Planning Manager
Thomas Lu is a sophomore at Highland Park High School. In school, he is involved in the Math and Science Teams and the UIL Social Studies team. He is also a member of the Chess Club and a trivia club. He has been an officer at the Highland Park Youth Toastmasters, a community-based club, for 3 years. He likes YES because of the unique guest speakers and locations.
Event Planning Manager
Social Media Manager
Elaine Yao is an 11th grader at Lebanon Trail High School. She is a member of DECA and Business Professionals of America. She is was the past sophomore representative of LTHS Orchestra, and Board member of Plano Youth Musical Association. She was the recipient of the highest title at State Solo and Ensemble, and enjoys mentoring youth, playing viola, and studying finance concepts.
Amy Tian is a sophomore at the Hockaday School. She is on the debate team at her school and she plays the viola and tennis. YES has provided her with plenty of volunteering and learning opportunities, along with unforgettable friendships.
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Li Shen is an 11th grader at Plano West Senior High. Her favorite part of YES is the special opportunity it provides students to improve their communication skills and interact with a professional setting of incredibly notable people. Li is also the president and founder of Work of Art, and created an art class to teach kids. She is a regular volunteer at the 7 Loaves Food Bank.
Community Involvement Manager
Diana Xiao is an 11th grader at Lebanon Trail High School. She is the volunteer coordinator for her community's Homeowners Association and Vice President of Book Club. She is also involved with Student Council, National Art Honor Society, and National Honor Society. For leisure, she enjoys computer science, literature, and art.
Community Involvement Manager
Linda Shen is an 11th grader at Allen High School. Aside from YES, she also participates in lots of other clubs, but what made YES so unique is the opportunities that it provides, and that it has helped her learn more about the business world.
Anderson Shih is a 10th grader at McMillen High School, and he is involved in multiple extracurriculars. He is engaged in Speech and Debate, Student Senate, and his own Computer Science organization that he started at his school. He enjoys participating in YES because it gives him different perspectives and viewpoints to consider, allowing him to expand his knowledge base. YES also allows him to build relationships with others and is a valuable experience that allows him to work in a group setting outside of school.
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James Lu is a 10th grader at Highland Park High School. In addition to participating in YES, he is a member of many other clubs. He was a founding member of three clubs, Highland Park Youth Toastmasters, HP Student Recycling Committee, and a Model United Nations club at his school. He is the VP Membership of HPYT, Treasurer of MUN, and Research Director of HPSRC. I is also a key member of several other extracurriculars, including math team and science team, where he placed 3rd in a state-wide competition, and HP Symphony Orchestra. He is passionate about YES because of the people it connects him with and the many opportunities it provides.
Ashley Shan is a 10th grader at Greenhill School. She is involved with other activities such as debate, Model United Nations, photography, and more, and is looking forward to a great year at YES.
Ryan Xie is a 9th grader at Greenhill School. In school he is mostly focused in debate as well as soccer. As fundraising manager, he hopes to come up with creative ways of making money to fund YES. He thinks YES is an amazing organization that has helped him a lot.
William is a 10th grader at Liberty High School. He is involved in community services and is a member of Key Club and Computer Science Club. He also enjoys playing the piano, learning math, computer programming, playing tennis, watching animal documentaries, and reading about history.
Winston Shih is a 12th grader at Plano East High School. He volunteers for his school's National Honor Society and Key Club, and spends countless hours volunteering because of his dedication to serving the community he lives in. He joined YES because of the opportunities that it offered.