Youth Chapter

Youth Chapter

         Dhaan Youth Chapter was launched in Fall 2020.  Since its inception the chapter has successfully launched and conducted many programs focusing on leadership and skill development.

Mission:

       Foster the spirit of giving through Leadership and Skill development Programs. Identify ways to contribute, lead and execute programs with the guidance of adult volunteers.

Amit Konda,

Dhaan Youth Chapter Founder/Lead

Debate and Extemporaneous Speaking Coach

Amit Konda is a Junior at Plano West Sr. HS.  He enjoys competing in speech and debate, mainly focusing on congressional debate, and extemporaneous speaking.  Amit has had a wide variety of achievements in this sphere, ranked 1st in the nation at multiple national debate tournaments, along with qualifying for the Tournament of Champions with 7 bids, qualifying to the Texas state tournament 3 straight years, and winning the NSDA district championship.  He also likes to play the clarinet, which he plays for the Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra and Dallas Chinmaya Organization.  He is also a fundraising agent for the Junior State of America.

Jayanth Muthu,

Competitive Math Instructor

Jayanth Muthu is a high school Sophomore at Jasper High School, Plano. He has competed in multiple math competitions since 3rd grade. Some of the competitions he has participated in include: Math Olympiads; Amc 8,10 and 12; Mathcounts; Trigstar; and Mathworks. He has multiple honor rolls in both AMC 8 and 10 and was a gold medalist in Math Olympiad. He was also part of his school Mathcounts Team and represented at county level. In addition he was recognized by Duke Tips for his 790 on the SAT in 7th grade.

Programs:

  • 2021 North American Youth driven Sourashtra Dhaan Walkathon 
  • Speech and Debate program 
  • Competitive Math program

SDO Youth Chapter Lead Amit Konda Interview

2021 North American Youth driven Sourashtra Dhaan Walkathon