District 11 Commissioner Profile

Emily Nguyen D11 Youth Commissioner
 

Emily Nguyen

2022 - 2023 San Francisco Youth Commission Chair

Committee: Housing and Land Use

Representing District 11: Crocker Amazon, Excelsior, Ingleside, Merced Heights, Mission Terrace, Oceanview, Outer Mission, University Mound

Appointed by Supervisor Ahsha Safai

Attending Lick-Wilmerding High School

Emily Nguyen lives in the Excelsior neighborhood and is in the class of 2023 at Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco’s District 11. She sits on the California State Superintendent’s Youth Advisory Council where she works on education equity initiatives and advises the Executive Branch of the California Department of Education. She leads San Francisco Ignite Leadership in Youth (SFILY) which coordinates programs that support middle school youth in their leadership, civic engagement, and social-emotional learning. She has experience working with various organizations such as Breakthrough SF, TogetherSF, and SF Transit Riders. Emily is passionate about creating equitable transportation and civic engagement opportunities for youth. In her free time, she loves to read, bike, and explore thrift shops with her friends.