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Adela Griswold

Projects/Teams: Global and NCAP

School: Duke University

Major/minor: International Comparative Studies (Africa focus) and Global Health Certificate

Hometown: Middleburg, VA

Advice for future interns: Carry your notebook EVERYWHERE, read the Huffington Post, and interact as much as possible with the senior staff- they’re amazing!

Favorite experience at FMF: Working on NCAP - it was incredible to be in the midst of an important project, and also attending meetings/briefings for Global!

Favorite Choices Campus blog post: “You Can’t Beat Our Grandmothers”

What does feminism mean to you?: Feminism is about options. Women deserve the option to work with equal pay, to choose to have an abortion, to stay home and raise children, to access the same rights that men do, etc. etc.

Favorite quote/personal quote: "Every morning I awaken torn between the desire to save the world and the inclination to savor it." - EB White

Favorite places in DC: Natural History Museum, Georgetown, DuPont Circle

Future plans: Graduate from college and work in Africa on reproductive health and HIV/AIDS!