Stanford Invitational Tournament

Gia Karpouzis

Stanford National Forensic Institute - Gia Karpouzis (Public Forum Instructor)

Gia Karpouzis, Public Forum Instructor

Gia has been a part of the NSDA community since her freshman year of high school, accruing over 100 titles at the local, state, and national level in both speech and debate. In college Gia competed in WUDC debate, where as a freshman she semi-finaled at Nationals. In 2015 she was ranked 15th at the Worlds Universities Debating Championships in Malaysia, where she competed with fellow SNFI coach Jake Riggs. Gia was the first female in her University's 100-year debate history to be named Debater of the Year. She currently teaches debate at the Westridge School for Girls in Pasadena, and coaches debate at Flintridge Preparatory School in La Cañada Flintridge. This will be Gia's fifth year as a Public Forum instructor at SNFI.