Alisha Zhao

School: Stanford University
Class: 2021
High School: Lincoln High School
Middle School: West Sylvan Middle School
Category: Peer Advisor
Hours/Week Available: 5

Alisha is doing a co-term in Stanford University with ungergraduate study in Political Science and graduate study in socialogy. She is passionate about the intersection between human rights and government, particularly issues of affordable housing and homelessness. Her biggest motivator for pursuing a path in public interest work is the ability to work directly with marginalized communities and help develop solutions that are in their best interest.

Alisha has over a decade of experience advising and mentoring peers in various capacities, and she looks forward to providing an empathetic ear and creating meaningful connections with peers in her hometown community. Some topics she has experience advising on include managing stress, strengthening communication, finding balance, resolving conflict, and developing a bicultural sense of self.