About
Who We Are
Detester Magazine, founded in 2019, is a youth-led platform dedicated to amplifying BIPOC youth activism and socio-political issues. We truly believe that art and writing are powerful mediums for change. We want to advocate issues that affect BIPOC communities, whether it concerns politics, society, culture, mental health, environment, and etc. We aim to push past the endless single stories to deliver a picture that expresses distilled human emotions and diverse perspectives.
*The name Detester Magazine reflects our goal to combat the hate and bigotry that stem from ignorance.
Our Goals
1. Amplify socio-political issues that affect people of color communities
2. Empower youth of color to raise their voices to combat social injustices
3. Provide channels of action for youth of color to become more proactive in social activism
Why did I Become a Detester?
Because…

I think it is brave to take action.

I think it is youthful to have a strong belief.

I think it is courageous to explore topics typically tip-toed around...
Meet Our Team
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Directors
Designers
Content
Project
Marketing
Web Developers
Huiwen Chen
Founder and Executive Director
Anju Meyer
Co-Founder & Editor-In-Chief
Theo Brandt
Co-Founder & Art Director
Karen Choi
Design Co-Director
Ivy Jiang
Design Co-Director
Dorothy Chan
Project Co-Director
Anshika Nangia
Website Co-Director
Crystal Liang
Website Co-Director
Mahi Jain
Design Co-Director
Sophie Xie
Marketing Director
Chloe Mshana
Project Co-Director
Kristy Lee
Graphic Designer
Ashleigh Vogel
Project Manager
Mary Balderas
Graphic Designer
Olivia Wu
Graphic Designer
Suzanna Chen
Writer
Newton Brophy
Writer
Lillian Hinojosa
Writer
Eliet Williamson-Diaz
Editor
Harvi Karatha
Editor
Anna Kwan
Editor
Madhumita Raman
Editor
Chantal Kapani
Writer
Jamie Zou
Writer
Lindsay Wong
Writer
Malya Robenson
Writer
Vasco Vidal
Project Manager
Danielle Dungca
Outreach Manager
Mary Mai
Project Manager
Roxanne Fernandes
Social Media Manager
Asma Husein
Social Media Manager
Joyce Huang
Editor
Danica Seto
Writer
Angela Shen
Writer
Abbas Moosajee
Writer
Polina Protozanova
Writer
Sanskriti Kapoor
Social Media Manager
Ify Chidi
Video Editor
Grace Bennett
Editor
Michaela Capulong
Writer
Kennedi Lopes
Artist
Storm Butti
Video Editor
El Fahey
Social Media Manager
River Somerville
Writer
Maya Henry
Writer
Rohan Subramaniam
Writer
Jamee Ganal
Artist
Rachel Zhang
Graphic Designer
Celine Yang
Graphic Designer
Kareena Thakkar
Graphic Designer
Mrinal Pattanaik
Writer
Bestia Suwarso
Project Manager
Eeman Aleem
Editor
Aliza Shahab
Editor
Sophia Zuo
Podcast Host
Gabby Schmitt
Graphic Designer
Kenny Tung
Editor & Web Developer
Fikayo Kayode
Writer
Ellie Kim
Outreach Manager
Chloe Chen
Editor
Lucy Zhao
Script Writer
Bios Graphics Credit: Karen Choi, Rachel Zhang, Celine Yang, Gabby Schmitt