Hugo is a Year 12 student at St Andrew's Cathedral School in Sydney Australia, about to complete his final diploma exams, and a Blog Writer for Paper Bridges. After school Hugo will be going to the University of New South Wales to study engineering and physics. Important for Hugo is supporting child rights across the tighter and broader community, and his role at Paper Bridges allows him to do so. In his free time, Hugo likes to play classical violin and piano and basketball.

Chikaodili Ezeigbo

Chika Ezeigbo is a Junior attending Central Cabarrus High School. Along with writing for Paper Bridge's blog, she is an officer at her school's TSA chapter, writes for the Colorization Collective, Tutors, and runs Track in the spring. She is a passionate lover of Bitlife and Webtoons and hopes to bring attention to policy issues concerning orphans and foster children.


Elizabeth is a junior at The Bronx High School of Science. In the summer prior, she interned as a blog writer for Paper Bridges, and is excited to further pursue her interest in writing through this new position.

Nohely Diaz

Nohely Diaz is a recent graduate from CSU Sacramento, where she majored in Political Science - International Relations and double minored in Criminal Justice and Peace and Conflict Resolution. She has worked on various outreach and advocacy efforts. Many of her projects have been centered on Indigneous people’s rights, child labour, and human trafficking.


Joyce is a sophomore at Thomas S. Wootton High School in Maryland. She feels passionate about bringing positive change to the community and founded YAFU, a nonprofit dedicated to fighting the poverty crisis. She likes to spend her free time playing volleyball and writing poetry. 

Amanda Azia

Amanda is a junior in high school. She is the co-founder of Youth Upholding  Democracy, a political organization aimed to bolster youth civic engagement. In addition to Paper Bridges, Amanda is passionate about her involvement in community service. In her free time, she can be found on the tennis courts.