Fyza Parviz originally hails from Peshawar Pakistan and has been living in the Bay Area for 16 years. She is currently a graduate student in Liberal Arts at Stanford. She previously worked as a Software Engineer at Apple. She is thrilled to work on Lacuna and develop an engaging online social platform for readers. She is also an aspiring writer and has read her work at various festivals and venues around the Bay Area. Her short stories, essays, and reviews have been published in PaperCuts Magazine and LitSeen.
Katie Yoon is an undergraduate first-year at Stanford who hopes to double major in International Relations and Psychology. Katie aspires to one day become an international human rights lawyer with long-term goals to combat corruption and judicial bias in courts around the world. While under quarantine, she has been enjoying creating fusion confections, doing pilates, and binge-watching foreign dramas to improve her language skills.