MEET THE INTERNS

The Faces of Our Organization

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MEHR CHUG

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE AND YOUTH HEALTH & WELLNESS INTERN

My name is Mehr Chug and I am an intern for the Hope Avenue organization. I wanted to join this organization so I can contribute and give back to the community in any way, shape or form. This internship has helped me enhance my leadership skills and I have had the opportunity to connect and interact with other interns as well.

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NIKKI ESMAILI

STORYTELLING & DONATION DRIVES INTERN

Hi my name is Nikki Esmaili and I’m a senior at Monte Vista High School! I have been apart of GIFT for the past two years and I’m excited to continue to gain experience and help communities in need!

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TANYA SANGHAL

VICE PRESIDENT, FACT SHEET & ANNUAL REPORT SHEET INTERN

Hello! My name is Tanya and I am a senior at Monte Vista High School. I love to travel, am trained in classical Indian Dance form Kathak, and have been a Girl Scout since kindergarten. 
I am passionate about helping others. I believe as a youth we have a lot of drive and energy that can enable us to make a positive impact in society. I am looking forward to being the part of GIFT Youth program that will help me channel my passion in the right direction

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RISHIKA KOHLI

SOCIAL MEDIA & COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS INTERN

Hi! My name is Rishika Kohli and I’m a sophomore at Dougherty Valley High School. I am a Community Project and Social Media intern for GIFT. I am very grateful to be a part of this organization and am looking forward to making a difference. I joined GIFT to give back to the community, and I'm looking forward to contributing!

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ANYA SINGH

CO-TREASURER & ANNUAL REPORT INTERN

Hi! I’m Anya Singh and I’m a senior at MVHS. I wanted to get involved with Hope Avenue so I could make a more direct contribution to changes in the community and have the opportunity to meet a wonderful group of people! I’m really looking forward to working with everyone at Hope Avenue!

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ERIN MANDELL

SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER; COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS & SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Hello, my name is Erin Mandell. I am a sophomore at Monte Vista High School, and I am so excited to be involved with the GIFT Internship Program. I look forward to working with the other members and contributing to our community as a team!

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SHREYA BHASIN

MENTORING INTERN

My name is Shreya, and I decided to join GIFT so that I could help more people than just the few in my community.  I am working with GIFT to mentor kids that need it, and I am so excited to see how many kids we will be able to help.

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IZZIE YU

SOCIAL MEDIA OFFICER; ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE & SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Hello! My name is Izzie Yu and I am currently a Junior at Monte Vista High School. I am so excited to continue being apart of the team and to be able to give back to my community. I love helping others and supporting my community which is why I am so grateful to be apart of GIFT!