Student Poet, Creative Young Leaders Alliance, The Aspen Institute
Gopal Raman is a peer mentor for the Creative Young Leaders Alliance, a program of the Aspen Institute that provides mentorship and training to the next generation of young arts leaders. As one of five national student poets, he spreads his love of poetry through workshops, readings, and teaching. Raman has performed at the White House, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Carnegie Hall, Dodge Poetry Festival, and TEDxPlano. In addition to writing and teaching poetry, he mentors young students from East Palo Alto, CA, and is a rising sophomore at Stanford University.