Grace Wickerson is the founder and CEO of Kickin' Violence, a national organization that empowers youth to combat violence through education, service, technology, and martial arts. In high school, she served as President of her school's Interact, Founder and President of the Girls Who Code Club, Captain of the US Biology Olympiads Team, the Science Olympiad Team, and the Moody's Mega Math Challenge Team. She is currently an executive board member of the National Youth Advisory Board for loveisrespect and peta2. She is a passionate advocate for all marginalized people (and animals) and hopes to study the intersection of engineering, social entrepreneurship, international policy in college. She wants to create a non-profit think-tank that funds, develops, and implements innovative engineering technologies that solve the critical world issues outlined by the United Nations in the Sustainable Development Goals.