Globally Promoting Youth Involvement and Entrepreneuring​ in Business, Innovation, and Leadership

 

​Youth International Business Initiative

President: 

Erika Yang

General Vice-President:

Nancy Tong

Vice-President of Organization, Sr. Secretary:

Kaitlyn Wang

Vice-President of Technology:

Anyi Cheng

Vice-President of Marketing:

Edwin Mu

President: 

Erika Yang

Vice-President of Planning and Events: Georgia Higgins

Secretary:

Kaitlyn Wang

Director of Public Relations:

Nancy Tong

Treasurer:

Adam Zhu

Georgia Higgins, Vice-President of Marketing

Georgia is passionate about business and wants to pursue a career in the field of business when she grows up. She is currently an active member of DECA as the Vice-President of Career Development and was a finalist in her category. She loves to play tennis in her spare time and is on Junior Varsity.

2014-2015 Officer Team

Alexis Trujillo, Vice-President of Events

Alexis is a junior at Granada High School. I am interested in business in order to attain real-world skills and become successful in a business environment. I am a participant in DECA, a varsity tennis player and dive for Granada High School.

  • 2016: DECA Member and Finalist
  • 2016: Varsity tennis player
  • 2016: Massachusetts Coding Camp Graduate
  • 2016: Wolfram Mathematica Summer Camp
  • 2016: Livermore Valley Youth Symphony
  • 2014: BBC Graduate and TA

President: 

Erika Yang

Vice-President:

Georgia Higgins

Secretary:

Kaitlyn Wang

Director of Public Relations:

Kristen Wong

Treasurer:

Sarah Morgan

  • 2017: Intel ISEF 2017 Finalist
  • 2017: UPenn LBW Alumni
  • 2016: Grand Prize Winner of Young Entrepreneur Award. Sratup Ambassador
  • 2016: MIT Launch Alumni
  • ​2015-2016: DECA Finalist
  • 2015-2017: Youth Business Camp Trainer
  • 2014: SF Sino Business Challenge Medalist 
  • 2014: Co-Founder of eQquare LLC
  • 2014: Gold Medalists - US Open Music Competition Open Duet Senior Category
  • 2014: President's Volunteer Service Award (Silver)
  • 2015: National Spanish Exam (Silver)
  • 2015: North American Chinese Startup Contest, Young Entrepreneur Award (Startup Ambassador)
  • 2016: Best Section Award, The Oracle
  • 2016: Palo Alto Library Writing Contest (First Place)
  • 2016: AP Scholar with Distinction 

Erika Yang, President

Erika is a dedicated student who is extremely passionate about participating in all business activities, such as DECA, as the Vice-President of Career Development. She was sophomore class president at Granada High School, along with being a class officer from ninth grade. She is also Vice-President at CACC in 2014 and 2015. Erika is also a competitive year-round swimmer for Tri-Valley Aquatics and varsity swim team at her school. In her spare time, she likes to draw and design graphics, along with competing in piano competitions. She also loves science and has won many awards in science competitions at all levels from county to international. 

Anyi Cheng, Vice-President of Technology

Anyi is currently a senior at Gunn High School. Both at school and outside, she is actively involved in community-oriented activities. One of her biggest dedications is her position as President of her school's community service club, along with Vice President of the Spanish Club and Forum Editor on her school newspaper. Other activities include being a member of the Palo Alto Youth Council and serving as student representative in several school administration committees. 

Kaitlyn Wang, Vice-President of Organization, Sr. Secretary

Kaitlyn is currently a junior at Granada High School. She loves learning and exploring new ideas, and is a participant of the Tri-Valley GETSET program which introduces girls to STEM topics through hands-on experiences. She also volunteers through her school’s Interact club, which focuses on strengthening communities and helping those in need. Outside of school, she enjoys playing the violin and knitting..

2013-2014 Officer Team

2015-2016 Officer Team

  • 2016: VP of DECA
  • 2016 DECA Finalist
  • 2016: Junior Varsity tennis player

2016 - 2017

Executive Team