Martin Yanagihara, CEB Chair
Martin Yanagihara is a junior majoring in IAS in Society, Ethics and Human Behavior. On campus Martin was involved with Orientation for two years, worked in Campus Events Board as the Fine and Cultural Arts Programmer in 2012, and is now currently Campus Events Board Chair. His family and friends mean the world to him and he doesn’t know what path of life he would be on if it weren’t for them. For his future all he wants is to be successful and happy with his future wife and kids, with a vacation house back home in Hawaii. Don’t be shy and feel free to stop Martin and strike up a conversation whenever your paths cross, or you can reach him at Myanagihara@uwb.edu.
Arts and Issues Programmer
Ozden Eygi was born in Turkey, and moved to Seattle at the age of eight with her family. She is the Arts and Issues programmer for C.E.B. this upcoming academic year. Ozden is in her senior year here at UW Bothell, majoring in Biology with focus of pursuing a career as a physician after graduation. She is part of the Health & Safety Committee on campus, and President of the Astronomy club. She loves volunteering and serving her community, especially at her local free health clinic. Ozden enjoys spending her down time with family and friends. She finds it hard to start her morning without the usual cup of coffee, and can’t resist the urge to rap along to Nicki Minaj when the opportunity arises. Don’t be shy to say hello or discuss ideas you might have! She is always more than happy to talk with you. Please feel free to contact her at OEygi@uwb.edu.
Special Events Programmer
He typically goes by Ravit or Gravity whichever you prefer. He was born in Cambodia and came to America at age 7 in 1999. As of now he is a junior studying Electrical Engineering; being the first person in his family to pursue a bachelor’s degree, he has a big drive to succeed. On his spare time he loves to ride his motorcycle, hang out with friends or try out new restaurants especially if it’s a new sushi joint. As Special Events Programmer he will be in charge of events such as dances, springfest, concerts and events that are typically over 100 attendees. He is here to make you have a great time so suggestions are welcomed.
Jessica Villanueva is entering her sophomore year at the University of Washington Bothell as the Series Programmer with the Campus Events Board. She plans on majoring in Business Administration with a concentration on management hoping to one day have her own event/wedding planning business. As someone with a passion for event coordinating and music, Jessica will be programming the campus’s open mic nights, movie nights, coffeehouses, and more. She strives to make University of Washington Bothell a more united and spirited university through the establishment of campus traditions and series of events. During her spare time you’ll find Jessica singing by herself in the corner, watching movies, working retail, and volunteering at her church.
If you have any questions, comments, suggestions or simply just want to say hello, you can contact Jessica at JVillanueva@uwb.edu.
Local Adventures Programmer
Yara Khalaf is the Local Adventures Programmer on this year’s Campus Events Board and a sophomore at the UW Bothell. She is a member of Husky Packs and the Washington Students’ Association, a coalition of universities across Washington State who work to promote student interests among legislators. She enjoys being able to work with others toward a goal she believes in. She also likes to meet new people and would like to know what event of off-campus excursion you would like to see happen. When she is not studying or working, Yara is usually reading, running, or knitting.
If you would like to suggest a local adventure or have any questions, please contact Yara at YKhalaf@uwb.edu.
Marketing and Public Relations Programmer
Hang Le is a senior student who majors in Business Administration with concentrations in Marketing and Management. With the passion of serving students on campus, she is taking the role as Marketing/PR Programmer of Campus Events Board; an officer of ACT (a student group committed to creating volunteer opportunities for the campus community); and an International Student Facilitator (ISF). More specifically, she will be responsible for CEB image and marketing efforts such as: social media, poster printing and distribution, promotional display tables, as well as any other strategy to reach out to the student body. Hang spends her free time socializing, discovering and trying new activities, and spending time with friends/family. Her favorite quote and philosophy is “Life is all about choices.”
If you have any question, please feel free to contact Hang at HLe@uwb.edu.