Aidan Lin

Executive Director

Aidan Lin

Aidan (he/him/his) is the Executive Director of OTTA United and a Political Science student at the University of California, San Diego. He co-founded OTTA United in 2018, which has risen as a powerful youth engagement, advocacy, and organizing nonprofit in the Bay Area and San Diego. As Executive Director, Aidan leads the staff team, change-making initiatives, development, and expansion. Outside of OTTA, he takes up a community engagement role as a Campus-Wide Senator for the Associated Students of UC San Diego.

Aidan has received recognition for his work in the community, including the 2022 Community Service Award from San Diego Pride and the 2022 Bridge Builder of the Year from the API Leaders of the Year Awards. He also works under the Valuing Open and Inclusive Conversation and Engagement (VOICE) Grant from the UC National Center for Free Speech and Civic Engagement conducting research and youth organization empowerment. He is looking forward to continuing to serve his communities in the nonprofit sector for the years to come.