Biography: April is a soon-to-be third year student at Hampshire College. Her passions include sexual health, feminism(s), religion/spirituality, and the transformative power of creative expression.
Biography: Brittany is going into her final year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, majoring in Legal Studies, and minoring in Women, Gender, and Sexuality.
Biography: Chelsea is entering her final year at Hampshire College as a student of media and cultural studies with a focus on politics and gender. Her Division III project is titled "American Rape Culture: Capitalism, U.S. Empire and Commercial Media" and is an investigation of the historical roots and function of rape culture as a mechanism of social control and its modern manifestation in American media.
Biography: Jane Mugovi is an International Relations major with a minor in Law and Public Policy at Mount Holyoke College. She is motivated to do reproductive rights and social work because she believes in taking into action the fight for choice and women's rights.
Biography: Maribel is a passionate and dedicated young woman both academically and as an activist. She is currently a second year, Division II, student at Hampshire College studying gender, ethnic studies and reproductive autonomy for women of color.
Biography: Mika is excitedly approaching her final year at Hampshire College where she is pursuing studies in the social sciences with focuses on activism and community empowerment, alternative histories, post-colonial studies, and the intersections of racial and environmental justice work.
Biography: Nicholas is a student at Smith College, concentrating in international relations. Their academic interests include media democracy, community engagement, and social justice.
Biography: Nicole was born and raised in Western Massachusetts where she grew up learning to navigate a sexist culture that taught her that being a “tom-boy” was not appropriate for a young girl.
Biography: Olivia Jones calls Waterbury, CT home and is a Politics major at Mount Holyoke College. Before applying to MHC, Olivia graduated from Naugatuck Valley Community College in the spring of 2011 and became a sexual assault and rape victim advocate at Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury.
Biography: Valentina Forte-Hernandez is a Berkeley, California native studying at Hampshire College. She is spending her summer as the Reproductive Rights Activist Student Corps (RRASC) intern for the Latina Institute before returning to Hampshire in the fall as a second year student.
Biography: Wei Wang is a sophomore at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where she is studying Sociology and Criminal Justice. She hopes to become a social worker upon graduating and to one day run her own non-profit organization.