Meet the Team

Mitali Khanzode

Lead Coordinator

Mitali Khanzode is the Lead Coordinator this year and a senior at Basis Independent Silicon Valley. She was on the board of MFOLSJ last year as the Fundraising Coordinator. In her free time, she loves writing and swimming in the San Francisco Bay!

christina vo

Interscholastic Coordinator

Christina is a junior at Silver Creek High School. She was an Ambassador for MFOLSJ last year, and is glad she can play a bigger role tackling issues of gun violence this year. Fun fact: she loves to perform slam poetry!

shreya gunda


Shreya is a sophomore at Basis Independent Silicon Valley. Her history of activism goes back to holding a workshop for Strong Girls, Strong Women! Shreya also plays competitive volleyball, and enjoys painting and writing.

William caraccio

Financial Coordinator

Financial Coordinator William Caraccio is currently a Junior at Westmont High School. Will’s passion for political activism has taken him across the globe to Catalonia, Spain, where he participated in protests and rallies in support of Catalan Independence last year. Outside of the political arena, Will is captain of Westmont’s Parliamentary Debate team and enjoys swimming for his school as varsity captain. Also active as a hospital intern, Will hopes to pursue a career in the medical field. Will is honored to take part in this movement and return back to MFOLSJ for a second year! 

cassidy chang

Media Coordinator

Cassidy is a senior at Branham High School. She has been an activist for the entirety of her high school career, protesting as a part of the Women’s March and March For Our Lives. More recently, Cassidy helped organize the pro-choice rally in San Jose after the heartbeat bills came into the news in May. She is also a strong environmental advocate and is the VP of an environmental club at her school, and hopes to study environmental science in college. Apart from activism, Cassidy enjoys art, listening to music and podcasts, and hanging out with her friends. She hopes to meet you at community outreach events!

jessica silva

Collegiate Coordinator

Jessica is the Collegiate Coordinator for the board this year, as she was on the MFOLSJ board last year as the Outreach Coordinator. She is excited to continue her involvement with activism through March For Our Lives this year!

Erica cardoza

Outreach Coordinator

Erica Cardozo is a junior at Archbishop Mitty High School. She is a photography entrepreneur, editor for her school newspaper, and captain of the Lincoln Douglas event on her school’s Speech and Debate Team. Erica is passionate about using her platform to make a difference in the world, as seen through her Girl Scout Gold Award that works to destigmatize mental health in Asian American communities, and her role as teen ambassador for Indivisible San Jose. Her goal on the MFOLSJ Lead Team is to inspire youth of all ages and backgrounds to stand up for what they believe in.

kaaya minocha

Volunteer Coordinator

Kaaya is currently a sophomore at Saratoga High School. Last year, she was an ambassador for Saratoga High, where she and the other ambassadors for Saratoga organized the walkout at their school last year. She is really excited to be continuing her presence in March For Our Lives as she is passionate about gun legislation and gun control. Kaaya has also been doing Kathak, an Indian Classical Dance, for almost eight years. She is also on her school's robotics and outreach team where she organizes events to spread STEM in the community. In addition, Kaaya loves to bake, draw, and hang out with her family. Kaaya is extremely excited to be on March For Our Lives San Jose's Lead Team and is excited to create change in her community and all over the world! 

2018 Lead Team

2019 Lead Team

Lead Coordinator: David Lei

Media Coordinator: Hiwad Haider

Interscholastic Coordinator: Joel Rodriguez

Volunteer Coordinator: Daniel Voskoboynik

Logistics Coordinator: Izaiah Tilton

Outreach Coordinator: Hazel Stange

Rally Coordinator: Novia Dattatri

Finance Coordinator: Julie Son

Webmaster: Pranav Rao

Lead Coordinator: Ben Nikitin and Julie Son

Media Coordinator: Hana Tzou

Interscholastic Coordinator: Anu Srikanth

Volunteer Coordinator: Anu Srikanth and Erin Campbell

Logistics Coordinator: Danika Cho

Outreach Coordinator: Jessica Silva

Rally Coordinator: William Caraccio

Finance Coordinator: Mitali Khanzode

Webmaster: Hana Tzou


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