Meet the Staff of HMC Asia 2020!

 
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Amelia Roth-dishy

World Health Organization

Amelia is a sophomore at Harvard studying English. She was born and raised in New York City, but is working on talking about it less. Outside of HMC and schoolwork, Amelia writes for the Crimson Arts board, works at a student-run youth homeless shelter, and watches embarrassing amounts of Jeopardy. She has staffed conferences in Boston and Dubai, and is looking forward to her third HMC conference.

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matthew keating

house intelligence

Matthew is a senior at Harvard concentrating in Government with a focus on international relations and human rights. Originally from Washington, D.C., Matthew has staffed several HMC conferences, including ones in Sao Paulo, Boston, Hong Kong, Singapore and Dubai. Outside of HMC, he conducts research on American foreign policy and human rights strategy at the Kennedy School. He enjoys travel, trying new foods, and watching videos of Corgis on the internet.

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amy danoff

central intelligence agency

Amy is a senior at Harvard studying Computer Science with a Secondary Field in Ethnicity, Migration, and Rights. She grew up in Philadelphia, PA and will enthusiastically defend Philly as the best city in the US to anyone who asks. Amy was an HMC delegate in high school and this will be her 10th HMC conference. Besides HMC, she can be found on campus leading pre-orientation trips, teaching Computer Science classes, and giving tours.

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anna henricks

national security council

Anna, from Lakeland, Florida, is a junior at Harvard studying Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology. Outside of HMC, Anna is a member of the Harvard Ballet Company and works as a mentor at the Harvard Ed Portal, a community outreach center near campus. She loves long runs, cooking, and eating copious amounts of frozen yogurt!

audrey mustoe

un security council

Audrey is a senior in the College studying Neurobiology with a focus in the Mind, Brain and Behavior Track. She is originally from Salinas, CA. In addition to HMC, she is training to become an EMT through CrimsonEMS, works as a Consent Advocate and Relationship Educator to promote sexual assault awareness on campus, and sings with Harvard LowKeys. She also loves to ski with her family, play with her dog, hike, and read.
 

delaney hurley

House Foreign Affairs

After studying in both Oman and Bulgaria, Delaney has become incredibly passionate about engaging with various debate cultures and sparking conversations about how various issues work their way through the American political system. She has staffed HMC in Boston and Madrid, and will be on the board of HMC Dubai 2020. Outside of Model Congress, she spends most of her time competing on the debate circuit, learning foreign languages, and planning out her next big adventure abroad.

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fernando young

UN security council

Fernando is a junior in Kirkland House from Nantucket MA, pursuing a concentration in Sociology. Outside of Harvard Model Congress, Fernando enjoys being a part of the startup scene with his involvement in the Harvard Innovation Labs, learning about entrepreneurship from his dad and mentors, and sailing. In his free time, he loves to watch movies, explore the city of Boston, jam out to Daft Punk, spend time with friends, and surprise his family with weekend visits!

ELLIE LOigman

european union

Picture and bio coming soon!

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jacob licht

supreme court

Jacob is a junior from Westwood, Massachusetts, studying History and Literature. He has staffed conferences in Boston and San Francisco and is serving as the Director of Programs for HMC Dubai 2020. He is passionate about science, social justice, and Boston sports. Outside of HMC, Jacob has been involved in multiple theater productions, writes for Satire V, Harvard's leading satire magazine, and loves to play Spikeball.

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hank sparks

senate health, education, labor, and pensions

Hank is a junior at Harvard College from Colorado Springs, CO. On campus, Hank serves as the President of the Harvard College Democrats, the school's largest partisan political group. Outside of the partisan arena, Hank is a senior staffer at Harvard Model Congress conferences in Dubai, Singapore, and Boston as well as a campus historical tour guide. When he's not on Twitter, Hank enjoys bagels, longform articles, and language learning. Hank studies government and resides in Pforzheimer House.

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nyla brewster

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Nyla is a sophomore at Harvard College from Stoughton, Massachusetts. She is planning on concentrating in Social Studies, with a secondary in Computer Science. On campus, Nyla is also involved with Women in Business, Consulting on Business and the Environment, and the Institute of Politics. Outside of schoolwork, she loves running, reading, photography and dog watching.

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katie o’meara

international cricket council

Katie is a sophomore at the College most likely concentrating in Psychology. She is from Plano, TX, a suburb just outside of Dallas. Outside of HMC, she participates in the Fellows and Study Groups program at Harvard’s Institute of Politics and works with an after school program for elementary and middle school aged students in the Mission Hill community in Boston. In her free time, Katie enjoys watching all sports, especially football (Go Cowboys!) and exploring new restaurants in and around Harvard Square.

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lauren anderson

european union

Lauren is a sophomore at Harvard studying Social Studies and History of Art and Architecture. Originally from Los Angeles, California, Lauren now calls Cambridge home. Within her major, Lauren studies transition to democracy in Latin America and the reclamation of indigenous cultures in Latin America. Besides HMC, Lauren teaches government and civil rights courses to 5th grade students through the Harvard CIVICS programs, enjoys spending time with friends, exploring Boston and Cambridge, and trying local cafes.

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starr rhee

house foreign affairs

Starr is a junior at Harvard studying Government with a secondary in Educational Studies and a language citation in Spanish. She is originally from Nashville, Tennessee (yes, please talk to her about Southern food and country music). In addition to doing HMC, Starr works in the Admissions Office and is a Course Assistant for an education class at Harvard.

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michael wornow

world trade organization

Michael is a senior in Kirkland House originally from Oakland, California. He is double majoring in Computer Science and Statistics. Outside of HMC Michael is involved in the Institute of Politics, conducts academic research on bioinformatics and genome editing, and does technology for Harvard's student newspaper, The Crimson. This is his third year with HMC.

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michele wang

un human rights council

Michele is a junior in Leverett House studying Applied Math/Computer Science. Outside of HMC, Michele enjoys working with business strategy through an undergraduate consulting group, learning more about the intersection of CS with economics and government, and teaching and mentoring. In her free time, she loves to read, watch nature documentaries, jam out to Taylor Swift, and spend time with her friends, family, and dog.

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regina fairfax

european union

Regina is a senior from Chevy Chase, MD concentrating in Psychology with a secondary in English. She started HMC as a delegate and has participated in 11 conferences in Boston, Asia, San Francisco, and Europe. Outside of HMC, she is a member of the Small Claims Advising Service and tutors and mentors on campus. She loves all food, Netflix, and hopes to go to law school after graduating from Harvard College.

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andrew lascaleia

historical committee

Andrew is a junior at Harvard studying government and economics. He hails from beautiful Massachusetts where he has lived his whole life. Andrew loves to play soccer, sing, and read history novels, and he is really looking forward to HMC Asia 2020.

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sophie li

asean

Sophie is a junior at Harvard studying Philosophy and Computer Science. She is interested in infrastructure investment and dreams of one day building rollercoasters and theme parks as a living. Sophie has staffed conferences in Boston and Singapore and is super excited about her third HMC conference. While not in school, Sophie enjoys the three S's: soccer, squash, and scuba.

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teddy landis

un human rights council

Teddy is a junior at Harvard College studying sociology. If you meet him, odds are one of the first things he'll ask you is if you're registered to vote. On campus he leads the Harvard Votes Challenge, which was Harvard's first *university-wide* voter registration and get-out-the-vote campaign and oversaw the country's largest poll of youth political attitudes throughout 2018. Teddy is originally from New York City and can often be found collecting voting memes, watching The Office, and biking around campus. Ask him about his semester abroad studying urban planning in Berlin!

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trisha prabhu

world bank

Trisha is a sophomore in Cabot House from Naperville, Illinois. She will likely be pursuing a concentration in Government, with a focus on tech science, and a secondary in Economics. She is passionate about Harvard Model Congress's educational mission, and has staffed HMC both in San Francisco and in Boston. Outside of Harvard Model Congress, Trisha is involved in South Asian Americans in Public Service and the Harvard Innovation Labs. In her free time, she likes to go for long runs and spend time her with close friends and family.

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wes de silvestro

presidential cabinet

Wes is a junior from Lakeland, FL, concentrating in Government with a secondary in Computer Science. He's been involved in model government programs for over seven years. Wes has staffed conferences in Mexico City, San Francisco, Madrid, and Boston; this will be his seventh HMC conference. When he's not hyping up HMC and how incredible of a program it is, you can find him reading or biking around Boston.

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kemi akenzua

house science, space, and technology

Kemi is a senior from Los Angeles studying History and Science with a track in Technology, Information, and Society. She is a Roberts Fellow at the Harvard Business School and works at the Harvard Admissions Office. She is excited to meet you all!

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kyle sanok

world bank

Kyle is a junior in Lowell House from Washington DC/Northern Virginia area. He is concentrating in Applied Mathematics with a focus in Artificial Intelligence, and he plans to get a secondary in Classics. Outside of the classroom, Kyle gives historical and admissions tours for the school, and he sings in a co-ed a cappella group, The Harvard Lowkeys. He also enjoys exercise and exploring the Boston food scene!

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sanika mahajan

national security council

Sanika is a junior at Harvard College studying Social Studies with a secondary in a Global Health/Health Policy. Proudly hailing from the Bay Area, California, she has four years of Parliamentary and Congressional debate experience that allow her to share the HMC mission. Outside of HMC, she is chair of the Health, Safety and Wellness Committee on the Harvard Undergraduate Council, sings with the Radcliffe Choral Society, and is heavily involved in a South Asian production, Ghungroo. If you want to get on her good side, Sour Patch Watermelon is the way to go (a simple smile will also do it, she's pretty soft)!

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lainey newman

world health organization

Lainey is a junior in Adams House from Pittsburgh, PA. She concentrates in Government with a secondary in Global Health & Health Policy. This will be her second time returning to Singapore for the HMC Asia conference. Outside of HMC, Lainey serves as a Research Assistant in the Harvard Government Department, enjoys recreational boxing, and volunteers as a mentor for young people in the city of Boston. For fun, Lainey likes to spend time with friends and family and cheer for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Penguins, and Steelers.

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nicholas eynon

senate commerce, science, and transportation

Nicholas is a senior in Kirkland House studying Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology, with a secondary in Global Health and Health Policy. With Harvard Model Congress, Nicholas has staffed conferences in Boston, Hong Kong, and Madrid, and, last year, served as President for HMCSF. Outside of HMC, Nicholas is a member of the Expressions Dance Company, a hip hop dance group run entirely by students, and serves as a Team Leader for the First-Year Retreat and Experience (FYRE). Originally from Celebration, FL.

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nirav sookhai

international cricket council

Nirav is a junior from Miami, FL living in Kirkland House concentrating in Statistics with a citation in Spanish. Nirav also serves as President of the San Francisco conference and a staffer for HMC Boston. Outside of Harvard Model Congress, Nirav teaches government to 5th graders through the CIVICS program and volunteers at Harvard Square Homeless Shelter. He also works as a Teaching Fellow for Statistics, a Course Assistant for Multivariable Calculus and as a Tutor. After graduation, Nirav hopes to go to law school.