Naomi Patel is a humanist, friend, student, athlete, and an innovator. She strives to progress the world in any way she can, whether it be from serving her community, helping her classmates, or simply challenging her peers’ views. Naomi has a genuine passion and love for life. She is on a mission to spread her vivacity and eradicate the oppression of minority groups. As a rising senior at New Albany High School, Naomi spends her time leading the school’s Key Club, presiding Ohio Model United Nations, playing basketball with her teammates, and always trying to learn something new. Naomi will share her life experiences, and explain why we must be more empathetic and culturally aware about one another in order to progress as a country.