Arzu Bhakta (she/her): Arzu became involved with StoryArk through being a facilitator for the Youth Executive Board. She will be the EP for podcasting. Her passions include music, art, advocacy, and social justice. She is especially passionate about racial justice, environmental justice, and educational equity. She will be attending the University of Minnesota this fall. She is co-chair for YEB this year. She joined YEB in her sophomore year. She has enjoyed learning about advocacy and starting her social justice journey with the help of YEB. She is an Asian-Indian who has a strong passion for racial, gender, environmental, and LGBTQ+ rights. She enjoys reading, creating art, and connecting with others. She is also a facilitator for BOBA (becoming organizers, becoming advocates) that connects Asian youth around Minnesota.