Student Leadership


Meher Chahal

Head Leader

Leader of US Region

Meher Chahal is an 11th grader who lives in Upstate New York, USA with her family. She is the Leader of the US region while also holding a role as Head of Leaders for the Academy. Meher was drawn to joining Dey’s Leadership Academy because she wanted to widen her global perspective and what she could do to become a better global citizen. Outside of DLA, Meher volunteers at a hospital, is part of her school’s Model United Nations Club, and rows on her school’s Rowing team. She is super excited to have you join this amazing organization and can’t wait to see how you can help move the DLA forward!


Please feel free to contact her with any questions, concerns, comments at

Can Sinan Canpolat

Leader of Turkey Region

Can Sinan Canpolat is a 9th grader who lives in Istanbul, Turkey. He is the leader of the Turkey region. Can has volunteered for this academy to help the unprivileged students thrive and become global leaders. He’s been into this organization to enhance his communication and leadership skills and meet new friends from all over the world to widen his perspective. Other than the DLA, he’s a member of the Model United Nations club in his school, and he’s a volunteer in a non-profit organization called Young Guru Academy (YGA), which aims to reach disadvantaged students in Turkey and enhance their skills in STEM and arts. He’s thrilled to be a part of this organization and can’t wait to see how you can contribute to this wonderful academy! 

Please feel free to contact him at