The 2024 Team

Amber Liu

executive DirectoR

As a rising sophomore, Amber is passionate about cross-country , softball, and playing the flute. Recently, she enthusiastically joined AWC to spearhead its initiatives, promoting awareness of palliative care and work to make it more well-known.

Cathy Xiao


As the Co-Director of AWC, Cathy hopes to spread awareness about palliative care and lead the AWC team to ensure the AWC mission by organizing fundraisers, managing logistics, and hosting meetings. She enjoys singing, volunteering, and baking.

Ethan Qian

Director of website Management

Ethan is a junior at Poolesville High School. He swims competitively year round and likes to read and watch TV in his free time. As Director of Website Management, Ethan is excited to be a part of the AWC team and hopes to bring more awareness about palliative care. 

Grace Xiao

Director of outreach and Writing

Grace is a sophomore at Holton-Arms school in Maryland. She enjoys playing tennis and listening to music. As Director of Outreach and Writing, this year, she hopes to support pediatric palliative care centers in the US and around the world.  

Ray Shen

Website management, Social Media

Ray loves making games, electric guitar, puzzles, cooking, horror movies, and indie pop. He is super excited to be a part of AWC and push for the furtherance of palliative care.