Hi! I’m Cici Xu, ACE’s co-founder and president. Next year I'll be a student at Yale University. I’m passionate about empowering the voices of youth through global discussions about current events, language learning, and the intersectionalities of cultures. Outside of ACE, I am a dedicated environmental policy activist who fights for Tribal resiliency, clean energy, and environmental collective actions.
Hi, I’m Nithya Krishna. I’m a junior at Saratoga High School and ACE’s current treasurer. I co-founded the Middle East Tutoring Branch of ACE with Jenny and Carolyn and I have tutoring experience in the Middle East.
Hello, I’m Joshua Fang, VP of ACE. I’ve been at ACE since sophomore year, and I have tutored several students and made friends from Yunnan and Tokyo since then. I’m hoping to study international relations and philosophy, so I specialize in these areas when tutoring.
Hi, I'm Carolyn Wang, a junior at Saratoga High and Outreach Head this year. I co-founded the Middle Eastern Tutoring Branch of ACE last year via the Paper Airplanes Student Exchange Program, and have tutored students from Jordan and Palestine.
Hi, I'm Jenny Chan. I love to tutor students and encourage them to expand their horizons through language. I have had experience tutoring students from Saratoga, the Middle East, and China. In partnership with Carolyn and Nithya, I co-founded the Middle Eastern Tutoring Branch of ACE.
2019-2021 (Founding Team)
Hi! I'm Anthony, a senior at Saratoga High. I oversee everything in ACE and make sure events and meetings are occurring smoothly and regularly, making most of the plans for our events. I began the club after witnessing the necessity of English education by students in Yunnan living below the poverty line. Check out my personal website: https://www.anthonyqin.com/
I'm Jenning, a senior at SHS. I mainly manage raising money for the club and our different club activities. I am creative, joyful, and respectful!
I'm Amy, a senior at SHS. I have translated and published many articles on our public WeChat page and came up with the podcast format. I have been tutoring my student from Yunnan, Hejia, and taught her English since 2018! We have become friends and talk often.
I am Cici Xu, a junior from Saratoga High, and one of the co-founders of ACE. I love to reach out to complete strangers, so I am responsible for pairing up tutors and students and making sure that we are all having a good time!
I'm Veronica, a senior at SHS. I take notes during club meetings on minute forms and submit them to the school’s ASB each month. I maintain the club’s public page on WeChat by polishing, arranging, and publishing articles composed by club members. I aided the club’s recruitment efforts and delivered presentations to other clubs to advertise our club.
Hi! I’m Carolyn Wang, a senior at Saratoga High, and I'm super excited to lead ACE this year. Previously, I was the Outreach Head between 2021-22 and co-founded the Middle Eastern Tutoring Branch of ACE in my sophomore year, recruiting student-tutor pairs via the Paper Airplanes Student Exchange Program. I have also tutored high school and college students in Jordan and Palestine. Connect with me at www.carolynwang.me.
I'm Jenny Chan, the co-founder of the Middle East Culture & Tutoring Club and the previous Secretary for ACE in 2021-2022. I entered ACE to encourage self-expression and international communication. This year, I will be leading fundraisers, and advising on financial strategies.
Hi, I’m Nithya Krishna, ACE’s current vice president. I’m a senior at Saratoga High School and co-founded the Middle East Tutoring Branch of ACE and have previous tutoring experience in the Middle East. I’m looking forward to a great year with ACE!
Hi! I'm Anais. I joined ACE in 2020 as a freshman. I have recently established the European Branch of ACE by connecting with a high school in Vichy, France and recruiting students from there. As of 2022, I have worked with students from India, Palestine, and Japan through ACE and other organizations. I'm interested in languages and international relations, so ACE provides incredible opportunities for me. I am responsible for connecting and helping new students and tutors, as well as French, Chinese, and Spanish translations.
Hi! I'm Tara, and I'm a junior. I love traveling, reading, and expanding my cultural horizons. I'm the secretary this year and am responsible for keeping track of meeting logistics, attendance, and communication. I'm originally from India, and this multinational background has inspired my tutoring journey. I look forward to a great year with all of you!
Hello! I am Grace Liu, a sophomore at Saratoga High. I joined ACE club last year to be able to use the skills I have to help others and learn more from cultures all around the world. Since joining, I have had the opportunity of tutoring students from China and Japan, and I am incredibly grateful to serve as an officer this year. As co-outreach, I will be creating advertisements for ACE and improving communication between club members.
Hi, I'm Jason Liu. I'm a senior at Saratoga High and the treasurer of the ACE club. I've been with ACE for my past three years in high school and have tutored many students abroad, both from Japan and China. I love teaching students, socializing with students abroad, and being able to take advantage of my Chinese skills to help other high school students learn English.