Participants

Distinguished Young Women participants come from all walks of life, but they have one thing in common: the desire to succeed. Below are the Distinguished Young Women of Arizona participants for the Class of 2022.

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Katelyn Cai

City: SCOTTSDALE

College Preference: Duke University

Career Goals: Public Servant/Legislator

Talent: Contemporary Dance (This Woman's Work, by Kate Bush)

Annalise Decker

City: Mesa

College Preference: Brigham Young University

Career Goals: Broadway Professional/Ultrasound Technition

Talent: Vocal (Journey To The Past, by Stephen Flaherty)

Diya Johari

City: Chandler

College Preference: UofA, UPitt, Columbia

Career Goals: Medical Field, specifically Orthopedics

Talent: Bharathanatyam (Kanha Re, by Diya Johari)

Kayla King

City: Chandler

College Preference:

Career Goals: Double Major in business and in theater

Talent: Tap Dance (Tightrope by Janelle Monáe, by Reayanna Erving)

Caroline Ma

City: Chandler

College Preference: Rice University

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Viola Solo (Elegie Op. 24, by Gabriel Faure)

Louisa Ma

City: Chandler

College Preference: Brown University

Career Goals: Lawyer

Talent: Violin Performance (Csardas, by Monti)

Gilda Naraghi

City: Chandler

College Preference: University of California Los Angeles

Career Goals: Plastic Surgeon

Talent: Wushu (Chinese Traditional Martial Arts, by )

Annie Qin

City: Chandler

College Preference: University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music

Career Goals: Economist/Pianist

Talent: Classical Piano (Scriabin Piano Concerto, III. Allegro moderato, by Alexander Scriabin)

Mytreyi Trivedi

City: Chandler

College Preference: Johns Hopkins

Career Goals: Neurosurgeon

Talent: Kathak (Teentaal Movement, by Radhika Kotwal)

Elizabeth Wang

City: Chandler

College Preference: University of Pennsylvania, Brown University

Career Goals: Dermatologist or Anesthesiologist

Talent: Chinese Classical Dance (Dancing with the Moon-Lit Shadow, by Chen Weiping)

Radia Wong

City: Scottsdale

College Preference:

Career Goals:

Talent: Monologue 

Alyssa Wong

City: Chandler

College Preference:

Career Goals: Engineering, STEM field careers

Talent: Piano (Fantaisie Impromptu, by Chopin)

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