Suzanna Chen

Quick Biography

Aside from being a 17-year-old student, Suzanna Chen is an aspiring "artivist"—a social justice advocate who works with artistic mediums.

Speech Information

Have you ever scrutinized a galore of impractical information (A.K.A. preparation notes for unnecessary exams) and wondered how they can ever help pursue your dreams?

 

Have you ever retreated from following your true passions because the cost of diverting from a stereotype-paved path is an unbearable burden of shame and disappointment?

 

In her heartfelt speech, Suzanna discusses how she emerged from a toxic environment caused by an empty goal to realize what it took for her—and continues to take for many others—to change a path.