Mahnaz Zahedi

KIPP Colorado Public Schools

Mahnaz Zahedi is valedictorian of KIPP Northeast Denver Leadership Academy’s class of 2024. Mahnaz is focused on community development and participates in the National Honor Society, Student Board of Education, and Aid Earth Club. She plans to obtain a bachelor of science in international business to boost her understanding of the global marketplace’s complex interconnections and improve the global economy. She is passionate about hiking, photography, and drawing. Mahnaz has dedicated countless hours working with children as a summer and winter camp counselor and outdoor-survival assistant, and she believes these programs are developing future changemakers. She strives to positively impact her school and community and become a source of change for her generation.