Dahsuri (Dash) Popoali'i (she/her)

Dash is a queer Samoan individual born and raised in American Samoa currently residing on Dena'ina lands also known as Anchorage Alaska. She is the Anchorage Youth Task Force Coordinator, a Youth Champion Fellow, an entrepreneur and national youth advocate. Dash dedicates her life to serve and amplify youth voices working with Covenant House Alaska and many other organizations in the community. She hopes to use her platform to encourage more young people to fight and strive for success. She asks herself every day “are you going through it or are you growing through it?” Live your truth and do the damn thing!