Thivya Jeyapalan

Thivya Jeyapalan is a high school advocate, writer, and entrepreneur from Stouffville. Ontario. She is the founder of YouSpoken, an organization helping youth around the world who struggle with PTSD to tell their stories. Her first volunteer opportunity where she decided to give back to the community was with Change the World Markham in the seventh grade. She was inspired by the drive of other enthusiastic individuals who were looking to give back in the community and wanted to grow to become a more pivotal part of the program. After almost three years of volunteering with CTW and as the Orientation Coordinator, she is excited to be taking the position of Lead and revamping the youth initiative!