Epiphany Ramirez, co-Founder of Eye Partners Inspire (EPI), is currently a senior at Walt Whitman High School.
Epiphany, commonly known as Epi, was diagnosed with ocular albinism at the age of three. This forced her parents to purchase numerous pair of glasses throughout her childhood. Inspired by her own life experience and the significant value of eyeglasses, Epi co-founded this organization which aims to offset the financial burden of buying a new pair of glasses.
In high school, Epi played and refereed soccer, volunteered at the Huntington Hospital and interned at NYS Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci office. She is tri-lingual (French, Spanish, and English) and studied Italian. She managed to establish a Debate Team in her high school and was the president. She was also an international competitor representing her DECA high school chapter. Moreover, Epi served as the Editor-in-Chief for her school's newspaper.
She attends George Washington University and studies Political Science and Government She aspires to become a lawyer.