Here N Queer has an international team of hardworking middle school, high school, and college students.
The here n queer Executive team
founder and president/ceo
Nora VanRees (she/her) is the founder and CEO of Here N Queer. Currently, she attends the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics in Vancouver, Washington. In her free time, she loves to volunteer, write, and bullet journal.
Director of social media and publicity
Amy Li (she/her) is the Director of Social Media and Publicity at Here N Queer. She lives in Georgia, where she’s a high school junior. Though her favorite activity is probably listening to one of her countless playlists, she also adores writing poems in her head on long winter walks, binging TV shows, and drinking sweet tea.
director of partnerships
Jocelyn Yam (she/her) is the Director of Partnerships. Jocelyn is from San Diego, California. Jocelyn’s interests include fitness, drawing, swimming, watching movies, martial arts, and traveling. She is very grateful to be in such an essential and hardworking organization as Here N Queer, a fundamental component of both a equal and equitable society.
director of writing
Catie Yoksh (they/them) is the director of writing for Here N Queer. They are from Kansas, and are a junior in high school. Catie describes themself as a singer, workaholic, dnd-player, and French Revolution enthusiast. After graduating high school, Catie plans to get their associates degree in history, and then a masters in Secondary Education so they can teach high school history.
Director of research
Harshita Mansukhani (she/her) is the director of the research team at Here N Queer. She has recently graduated high school and is looking for a degree in medicine. In her free time she loves to read, write, draw, paint, dance, go for walks and solve mysteries.