President of Internal Affairs
Arya is a junior in Pauli Murray College from New York City, and is majoring in History of Science, Medicine, and Public Health while also pursuing the Education Studies Program. As Internal President, she evaluates and modifies the internal structure of YULAA, including supervising all YULAA volunteer-related concerns. Regular responsibilities include running board meetings, managing the YULAA website and email, and writing the weekly newsletter. For the last two years, Arya was part of YULAA’s School-Based Legal Clinics program, serving as its project leader last year. Aside from YULAA, Arya is currently the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant for Health Economics and Public Policy, a member of the New Haven Commission on Disabilities, and a volunteer at Hole in the Wall Gang Fund. Outside of school, she enjoys traveling with her friends and family, having movie nights with friends, baking, and spending time with her younger brother and sister. She can be contacted at
Madison is a sophomore in Pierson College from Corpus Christi, Texas. She is the Development Director of YULAA and is in charge of creating and taking the lead on new service projects. Previously, she served as the Treasurer of YULAA and a dedicated member of the JUNTA for Progressive Action Project. On-campus, other than YULAA, Madison is part of the Women’s Leadership Initiative, Refugee and Immigrant Student Education, and the Human Rights Journal. She enjoys painting, listening to music, and spending time with her friends. She can be contacted at .
Shannon is a senior in Timothy Dwight College from Connecticut majoring in Political Science and enrolled in the Human Rights Program. As Advocacy Director, Shannon is in charge of planning weekly advocacy meetings and organizing events related to advocacy for our partner organizations. She has been a part of YULAA since her first semester at Yale, serving as a Spanish translator and in the Justice Collaborative Project. She is currently serving as Advocacy Director. Outside of YULAA, she is the Editor-in-Chief of Accent magazine, serves on the executive board of A Leg Even, and translates through the Yale Interpretation Network. She can be contacted at .
Stephanie Hu is a sophomore in Saybrook originally from New Jersey. She is a prospective Economics and Statistics and Data Science double major. Steph became involved in YULAA her first-semester of freshman year through volunteering for the LGBTQ+ Task Force. As Treasurer, she will be budgeting and securing funds so that YULAA can continue organizing great events. Outside of YULAA, she is involved with the Yale Student Investment Group, Smart Woman Securities, and a Yale startup called Havenly Treats dedicated to serving refugee women. In her free time, she can be found skiing, trying to golf, and cuddling with her cats. She can be contacted at
Nadja is a junior in Morse College from New York City majoring in Psychology and History. As Membership Director she is responsible for recruitment and hosting social events across the year. She has been a part of YULAA since her freshman year and has previously served as a project head for the Partnership for Strong Communities project. On-campus, other than YULAA, Nadja is a board member and G.E.D tutor for the Yale Undergraduate Prison Project and ia fellow for the Yale College Democrats. She loves to sing, bake, and spend time with friends and family. She can be contacted at .
Kimberly is a senior in Pierson College majoring in Political Science and Sociology. As Event Director of YULAA, she organizes events where speakers from different fields come to talk about their advocacy. She is responsible for advertising speakers and other events that engage the wider Yale campus as well as New Haven residents at large. Kimberly started getting involved with YULAA her first year on the U Visa Project. Her sophomore year she was the Project Leader of JUNTA for Progressive Action Project where she held Know Your Rights workshops. Her junior year she served as the Membership Coordinator of YULAA trying to expand the organization. In addition to YULAA, Kimberly is President of Club Colombia, Board Member of STAND with Comfort Women, Membership Coordinator for Latina Women at Yale, and member of the Pierson Class Council. In her free time, Kimberly loves to sing, watch horror movies, and read comics. She can be contacted at Kimberly.firstname.lastname@example.org.
President of External Affairs
Gabe is a junior in Branford College majoring in Global Affairs and History and studying in the Human Rights Program. As External President of YULAA, he supervises YULAA's projects and services and helps build new partnerships with organizations in New Haven and Connecticut. When Gabe first came to Yale, he worked in YULAA's U Visa project, helping undocumented immigrants who were victims of crimes on U.S. soil fill out U Visa applications. He later served as Development Director to expand YULAA's legal aid opportunities. In addition to YULAA, Gabe is the Opinion Editor of the Yale Daily News, writes for the Politic, and plans interfaith programming at the Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale. He also loves to do yoga, go on long runs, dance to music with friends, and write creatively. He can be contacted at