Ria Voodi

Ria Voodi

Ria Voodi (she/her) is a sophomore at El Camino Real Charter High School. As president and founder of the High School Democrats of America and Diversify Our Narrative chapters at her school and a board member of her school's debate team, Ria is extremely passionate about politics and social justice. She also hopes to speak out and support underserved youth as a board member for the Leaders Readers Network as well as through being part of the cabinets for different clubs in her school such as UNICEF. She is also very passionate about coding and empowering women in STEM. Ria wants to use this platform to help shine a light on political and social issues.
Opinion: How to address the gender gap in the STEM field

Opinion: How to address the gender gap in the STEM field

The field of science, technology, engineering and math is without a doubt, one of the fastest-growing fields in our society. Each aspect of STEM has some form of impact on our day-to-day lives. Our medicine, our devices, the apps on our phones, our tech products, and...

Opinion: Why we need to do more for this Black History Month

Opinion: Why we need to do more for this Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration every February meant to highlight and shine a spotlight on the struggles and the achievements of the African American population throughout US history. It’s an amazing designation and is much needed - but it’s not enough. ...

Everything you need to know about the Georgia runoffs

Everything you need to know about the Georgia runoffs

The presidential election of 2020 was, without a doubt, one of the most stressful and highly anticipated nights of the year. After many long weeks and contentions from the Republican Party, the next President of the United States has been named Joseph R. Biden.  Now...

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Whenever politics is brought up in a conversation, it’s always a “grown-up” thing. Something that only adults talk about, something that is too controversial and confusing to understand. For this reason, so many kids stray away from educating themselves about it or...