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Get to know the writers

Annika Lilja

Founder and Editor-in-Chief

Annika Lilja is high school student who lives in Minnesota and goes to boarding school in North Carolina. She is deeply passionate about politics and government and founded this website to encourage teens to become informed and involved in current events and politics. She hopes to study political science in college and have a career in politics in the future.

Ella ROwe

Leading Contributor for Politics in the Middle East 

Ella Rowe is a high school student living in New York City. She is the debate captain for her school, as well as captain for the current events club. She is passionate about law, politics, and journalism. In her free time, she likes to play volleyball, listen to music, and hang out with friends and family. 

Elisa Sotero

Guest Writer

Elisa Sotero is a high school student in Miami, FL. She is oratory squad captain for her school’s speech and debate team and a defense attorney on Miami Dade County’s teen court. She is passionate about politics, law, human rights, and hispanic culture and hopes to study government and work in the legal field when she is older.

Anoushka Patel

Guest Writer

Anoushka Patel is a high school student from England, United Kingdom. She is passionate about foreign policy and international relations, hoping to pursue those further in the future. In her spare time, she enjoys crime fiction, writing poems and playing mahjong. 

Jayaditya Sinha

Guest Writer

Jayaditya Sinha is a high school student living in New Delhi. He is the student government president and co-chair of the public speaking club in his school. He is passionate about current affairs, dancing, politics especially American, and debating. He loves to volunteer in his free time and is currently teaching underprivileged children and is an advocate of gender equality and abortion rights. He aims to do his undergraduate studies in political science.

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