Founder and Executive Director from Bangkok, Thailand Hi everyone! My name is Pat, and I'm a high school senior studying in Bangkok, Thailand. I founded Stick to Change with the strive to connect the youth and educate anyone who comes into our community about the many social and racial injustices around the world. I'm incredibly grateful for the support Stick to Change has received and I hope we continue to amplify the voices of BIPOC and Gen-Z for many years to come.
Renata Carlos Daou
Editor in Chief from Amazonas, Brazil Renata is from Amazonas, Brazil, and studies international politics and broadcast journalism at Penn State. Her hobbies include reading and writing, editing pictures, and dancing for fun. She likes to learn new languages, currently speaks four, and is trying to learn a fifth. Fun fact: she wrote a book!
Head of Content Production from Macau Hi, I'm Veronica. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, watching movies and shows, and occasionally writing. I have also done ballet since I was 6. I'm excited to be writing for Stick to Change to spread awareness on important issues.
Head of Audience Engagement from Bangkok, Thailand Hey, I'm Tonwaan and I currently go to International School Bangkok. I'm very passionate about advocating Asian rights as well as mental health, and Stick to Change has allowed me to express my opinions on a wider platform. Some of my hobbies include dancing and swimming, and I love to write in my free time.
Head of Graphic Designs from Jakarta, Indonesia Hey there! My friends call me Ghea for short and I'm from Jakarta, Indonesia. I'm so thrilled to be a part of Stick to Change as the Head of Fundraising in Indonesia and as a Senior Graphic Designer. I'm keen about various topics and I believe in the importance of speaking up and educating ourselves about the issues around us. I hope this platform can inspire us to make the world a better place to live in! Much love, G <3
Writer from Cancun, Mexico My name is Mariajose de Jesús Castillo Cervantes. I’m 19 years old and I’m from Cancun Mexico. I’m currently a university student studying Multicultural Relations and Law. I love to read, play soccer, and write. I’m passionate about topics regarding social justice and feminism. I love to try new food and learn from different cultures than mine.
Writer from Florida, USA Hi Everyone :)) My name is Christiania and I'm a rising sophmore in high school based in Lakeland, FL. I'm a writer for Stick To Change and hoping to do more journalism during my time here! I love writing and can't wait to start working on my projects!
Writer from Vientiane, Laos My name is Gabrielle Poole. I am 16 years old, and I am Malagasy-American. I'm very passionate about creating music that portrays my emotions, and I also like to raise awareness on issues like BLM. Music is a very significant part of my life, and I enjoy it very much because it is very versatile.
Naomi Martinez Ramon
Writer from Puebla, Mexico My name is Nao, and I’m 20 years old. I’m from Mexico and I work with the writers team. I’m studying International Relations in University, and my biggest dream is to work for the Mexican government. My hobbies include singing, writing, and being a part of different organizations.
Writer from Antananarivo, Madagascar Hi! My name is Sarah Kapesa, a 16 year old writer born in The Democratic Republic of Congo but currently living in Madagascar. I have a huge passion for advocating and believe in fighting to make sure that everyone is equal; socially, economically, racially, etc. My other pastimes include watching anime, and researching and watching true crime podcasts and documentaries!
Writer from Macau I'm Harry, and I'm currently a student in Macau. One of my passions is social and climate activism, as well as reading, drawing and linguistics. Researching and writing about social issues has been an incredible experience for me to use my passions to help educate others and spread awareness. I also love koalas and polar bears, which are both adorable but unfortunately endangered.
Patitta (Gene) Wisittigars
Writer from Bangkok, Thailand Hi! my name is Gene. I’m 18 and I'm currently a senior at an international school in Bangkok. Having met many people and experienced many cultures and societies around the world, It has made me passionate about advocating for equality and justice, in which Stick to Change has allowed me to express my ideas and thoughts to everyone on a wide platform. In my free time, you'll find me listening to music, spending time in a cafe, watching Netflix and Disney, or curled up with a good book!
Writer from Beijing, China
Writer from Bangkok, Thailand Hello! I am Jiya and I am a writer for stick to change. I am from India but currently living in Bangkok, Thailand. I love raising my voice for social equality and justice. My hobbies are reading, writing, and listening to music.
Writer from London, England I’m Isa (short for Isabella) and my pronouns are she/they! I’m a writer for Stick to Change, and some of my interests include current affairs, musicals, movies, and TV shows! I’m a freelance writer (both academic & creative) and a frequent discord usern as well!
Writer from Gauteng, South Africa Hi! Itumeleng here , but you can call me Itu. I am 19 years old, born and raised in South Africa, Gauteng. I am currently pursuing a baccalaureate degree in Physiotherapy at Medunsa. I believe words are magical and sacred , and through them, hearts are captured and minds mesmerised, and I get to carry that out through Stick to Change as a Writer. A perfect day for me includes, tickle fights with my dogs, cosying up to a crime book, praying and reciting poetry. Nice to meet ya'll!!
Writer from New York, USA Born and raised in Brooklyn; I live in Binghamton,NY. I study from Penn State World Campus a Digital Journalism & Media major. I'm also a Teacher's Aide.
Writer from New Delhi, India Hi! I am Anusha Gupta, a law student in my penultimate year of study. I am from India and I love experiencing new cultures, languages and music. I am interested to voice for human rights and gender equality. As a writer, Stick to Change gave me the opportunity to lay out my ideas into reality. Vibing to music, watching Asian dramas, writing poems, reading and learning new languages is my healing. I hope to contribute to change for a peaceful world.
Writer from Jakarta, Indonesia Hi! My name is Banyu and I'm a writer for Stick to Change. I'm passionate about using my voice to advocate for social justice. In my free time, I like to read, draw, dance and listen to music! I enjoy nearly all genres but I particularly favor pop-rock, R&B and K-pop.
Editor and Writer from Northern Virginia, USA Hello! My name is Mikada Green and I am a Digital Journalism and Media major at Penn State. I have always been interested in social issues, specifically those involving racism and police brutality. Along with journalistic writing, I enjoy writing creatively and have had two creative nonfiction stories published. In my free time, you will probably find me reading a good fantasy or thriller novel, listening to music, or playing cozy video games.
Editor from Jakarta, Indonesia Hi, I'm Adel! I'm a strong advocate of equity and tolerance, and I'd like the world to be a better place for everyone! I was born and raised in Indonesia, and I'm currently a year 12 student taking the IB DP. I love anything mystery-related (movies, games etc.) and I'm hoping to become a forensic toxicologist one day!
Editor from Penang Island, Malaysia Hello! My name is Hafzia, and I'm from Penang island , Malaysia. I am a writer, researcher and a community organiser. As an editor at Stick to change I am looking for a succinct and easily readable write ups from the writers. In my free time I draft out plans on nation building at a national youth led organisation ; MUDA and I also work on sending youths to the United Nations with UNA, Youth Platform, UK.
Editor from Brighton, England Hi! My name is Alma, I'm 16 and I work as a writer at Stick To Change. I was born in Israel but currently live in England, and I'm passionate about advocating for social justice and providing a platform for marginalized communities to voice their struggles - which I think is what Stick to Change accomplishes so well. Topics particularly close to my heart include eating disorder awareness, lgbtqia+ rights, antisemitism, and the Israel/Palestine conflict. Aside from writing and editing, I am a big fan of literature and music and spend a lot of my free time singing, reading, or playing the piano. I'm also somewhat addicted to Netflix.
Translator from Bangkok, Thailand Hi!, my name is Parisa from Bangkok, Thailand. I sometimes bake and also love listening to music. I’m the founder of another organization called “Equity For You” @equity.foryou on Instagram ! I’m very excited to work for both Stick To Change and my own organization. ♡
Malini (Amy) Synsukpermpoon
Translator from Bangkok, Thailand Hi, my name is Amy! I am half Thai half Japanese but I was born and raised here in Bangkok, Thailand. I’m a student, a songwriter, a baker and an advocate for social justice. I believe in the power words can hold and I’m really excited to be a part of Stick to Change as a translator! Nice to meet you all ;)