Leadership 101: Public Speaking

Speak loud Stand tall

Team Mission

Inspiring young minds for great futures

Think creatively

Solve problems

Take initiative

Persist through failure

Communicate effectively

Recognize opportunities

Our Team

Emily Hu

Coach, Advisor

Passion Soft Skills Education and Public Speaking Training, Entrepreneurship, Business Plan Experience
  • Establish the popular and highly demanded Public Speaking Class at NW Chinses School
  • Financial and Investment Advisor
  • Former Director of Asia Pacific Business in Alcatel-Lucent
  • Former Bell Labs CTO
  • Executive MBA
  • Ph.D of Electric Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology

Man Zheng

Event & Marketing Lead

Passion Entrpreneurship, Product management, Innovation, Education, History and Philosophy Experience
  • Senior Technical Product Manager at Expedia
  • Former President of Seattle Entrepreneurship Club
  • MS of Computer Science at University of Missouri, Rolla

Brady Montz

Coach, Advisor

Passion Environmental Justice & Protection, Software Innovation, Career Development, Grassroots Organizing, Music Experience
  • Senior Manager, Amazon
  • Former Chair of Seattle Sierra Club and Washington State Board Member
  • Two decades professional experience owning a consulting company, leading engineering projects at startups, and launching business critical initiatives at Microsoft and Amazon
  • Over a decade of experience leading local and national grassroots political campaigns, and forging partnerships between environmental, social justice, and labor communities
  • MS of Computer Science at University of Arizona
  • BS of Computer Science at California Institute of Technology
  • Jing Zhou

    Coach, Advisor

    Passion Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Environment Protection, Education, Community Work Experience
  • COO of OxiScience LLC
  • Founded MicroCeramics Environmental Co.
  • Teaching children public speaking and mentoring leadership
  • Advisory for start ups and new growing companies
  • Ph.D of Biophysical Chemistry at University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Aaron Collings

    Communication Specialist

    Passion Effective Communication; Thought Leadership; Solution Value Proposition Experience
    • Executive Relationship Management
    • Strategic Account Executive, at Synopsis
    • Solution architecture at HP

    Jessie Zhou

    Digital Marketing Specialist

    Passion Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprise, Education, Digital Marketing, Ecommerce, Technology Experience
  • Headed marketing at two technology startups
  • Over a decade of digital marketing and product management experience at Amazon, Expedia and PopCap Games
  • Former Seattle Chapter President of a microfinance nonprofit
  • MBA at Duke University
  • Master of International Relations at UC San Diego
  • Youjiang Wu

    Coach, Strategy

    Passion Leadership Development, Data-Driven Decision Making, Professional Communication Experience
    • Cloud servie development and technology lead experience at Microsoft
    • Board member of nonprofit organization
    • MBA at Foster school
    • Master of Computer Science

    Li Qiao

    Operation, Coach Assistant

    Passion Bilingual Education, Multiple Culture Education, Music, Public Speaking Experience
    • Five years of experience in American Children Education
    • Five years of operation experience in Fortune 500 company
    • American Teacher Certificates
    • Master of Economics
    • Bachelor of Electric Engineering

    Passion for Success

    We will ensure early success for youth development.

    We will prepare students for success in college and careers.

    We will involve in creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship.

    We will engage parents, businesses, schools and communities.

    Vision Statement

    The community will unite and engage in long term strategies to prepare our youth to be successful contributing members in our community, and help the youth develop the social and professional skills required for future success in careers.