Student Spotlight: Mimi S

Meet Mimi S., an Alpharetta High School junior, varsity tennis player and active participant in her Chinese community. After discovering Social Innovators Academy (SIA) through one of her close friends, she was excited to learn how to become an impactful social entrepreneur. “I’d never heard of an organization that helps students create non-profits and I …

Student Spotlight: Harshita C

Introducing Harshita, a musically gifted tenth grader at Milton High School whose passion to give back to the community led her to Social Innovators Academy (SIA). Harshita’s SIA journey began in 2019 during her freshman year of high school. The idea was first introduced through Milton High School’s Talented and Gifted (TAG) program. For Harshita, …

Student Spotlight: The Carbon-12 Project

We’re thrilled to introduce you to friends and classmates, Emaad and Dev. Both are juniors at the Westminster School, active members in the Future Business Leaders of America club as well as the technical student organization, DECA. Most notably, however, Emaad and Dev are connected as the co-founders of the Carbon-12 Project. The mission of …

Student Spotlight: George C, Technology Opens Doors

George, a junior at Westminster, stays involved, to say the least. His involvement as a varsity football player, lacrosse player, science Olympiad, admissions ambassador and service corps member are just the beginning. After a trip to Georgia Works with his class, George was inspired to use his love for technology to help those in need. …

Student Spotlight: Anthony’s Arcade

Meet Anthony, an avid reader with an affinity for video games, and a sophomore at Alliance Academy for Innovation of Forsyth. Anthony first discovered Social Innovators Academy (SIA) when he was researching potential activities to get involved with over the summer of 2019. Upon finding SIA, he was ready to dive in and turn his …

Student Spotlight: Emma

Meet Emma, a senior at the Paideia School, equipped with a passion and spirit to effect change. Not only is she the founder of her school’s immigration activism club, but she is also a member of the Planned Parenthood Teen Action Group, and a graduate of Social Innovators Academy (SIA). Emma credits her passion for …

Student Spotlight: Saachi, Manāna

Saachi is a junior at the University of Pennsylvania majoring in Biology and Religious Studies. As the president of her medical fraternity, Phi Delta Epsilon, she is also a pre-med student. To top it off, she’s a member of the club golf team as well as a fusion dance team on campus. What takes up …

Student Spotlight: Davita, Pencils for Success

Davita founded Pencils for Success following a trip to India three years ago. While there, she came to the unsettling realization that many students do not have the basic school supplies needed for their education. After returning home, Davita immediately dove into researching this topic. She was disheartened to learn that this issue was a …