Announcing 2022 YWPA Awardee. . .

Congratulations to our 2022 Young Woman in Public Affairs Award recipient, Catherine Tang, Junior at Glenbrook North High School in Northbrook, Illinois!

Catherine Tang

Catherine’s involvement in Public Affairs is outstanding. Catherine’s involvement Public Affairs within her high school includes School Safety Committee, Model United Nations Club, and Varsity Debater. Catherine also has stellar Public Affairs experience  outside her school, beginning as a volunteer, later rising to a paid intern, at the office of Illinois State Representative Jonathon Carroll. She serves as Newsletter and Communications Head of the Sex Ed Initiative; volunteers to help judge and manage tournament brackets for Chicago Debates, a not-for-profit working to give students from lower-income families an opportunity to participate in debate; volunteer tutors middle schoolers in math and history for Project: Vision, a not-for-profit that helps youth in Chicago and surrounding communities; and works one-on-one with ESL students, many if whom are recent immigrants from China or Latin America. She participated in the Youth Ambassadors Program to Argentina and Chile, is a peer mentor for the Experiment Digital: Climate Change & the Environment, and serves as an Executive Board member of the World Language Honor Society. We wish her a wonderful Senior year at Glenbrook North and in all her future educational and professional pursuits.