Peyton is a fearless conversationalist, community builder and founder of Global Minds Initiative. Created in her freshman year, Global Minds is a student-led movement working to combat cultural intolerance and discrimination in schools internationally. Through after school programming bridging English Language Learners and Native English Speaking (NES) students, Global Minds builds intercultural understanding and empathy through courageous conversations. Since 2016, Global Minds has expanded into 25 schools and 2 countries impacting over 2,600 students. Peyton is a TEDx speaker, HERLEAD fellow, Bezos Scholar, 2019 Global Teen Leader and Princeton Prize in Race Relation winner. Her work has been featured on the Today Show, Fox News, in Teen Vogue, and the New York Times. As an aspiring policy maker, Peyton will attend Stanford University next year as a Public Policy major where she will study the intersection of urban education and government.
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