Human Resources Director | Partner

Nicolette Roger is an attorney for Kirkland and Ellis LLP. She is additionally a partner in DebateDrills and manages our Human Resources. She received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. While in law school, she has spent extensive time advocating for clients in immigration, housing, domestic violence, discrimination, and wage and hour disputes. Nicolette is also a fluent Spanish speaker. 

She has extensive experience coaching process-oriented writing and working with students to develop standout personal statements for college admissions. She has worked with students of diverse ages and backgrounds, including international students, English language learners, and students with disabilities, ranging in age from middle school through graduate school. Her students consistently find her to be knowledgeable, approachable, and effective.  

Paras Kumar

Executive Director | Founder

Nicolette Roger

HR Director | Partner

Elyssa Alfieri

General Manager | DebateDrills Club Team

Noah Barnette

Technology Director | Partner

Prince Hyeamang

Business Ops & Finance Director | Partner

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Raffi Piliero

Head Content Coach | DebateDrills Club Team

Lucas Clarke

Operations Director | DebateDrills Club Team

Whit Jackson

Associate Content Coach | DebateDrills Club Team

Connor Engel

Assistant Content Coach | DebateDrills Club Team

Vida Chiri

Kritik Specialist | DebateDrills Club Team

Lindsey Dahms-Nolan

Assistant Content Coach | DebateDrills Club Team

Emma Blum

Assistant Coach | DebateDrills Club Team

Daniel Luo

Assistant Content Coach | DebateDrills Club Team

David Asafu-Adjaye

Assistant Content Coach | DebateDrills Club Team