Projects/Teams: Global and Web
School: Brandeis University
Major/minor: Major - Health: Science, Society, & Policy, Minor - Women's and Gender Studies
Hometown: Santa Rosa , CA
Advice for future interns: With so many interns in the summer, this internship is really up to you to get out what you want of it. Get to know your supervisors and senior staff – they were interns too at some point! They are a huge resources and extremely supportive. Celebrate the small victories to keep you moving forward – the work of a feminist is never complete so take the time to appreciate how far we've come. Also, take the Orange Line Metro to Court House and walk downhill :-) Always keep a blazer in your office for surprise visits to the Hill.
Favorite experience at FMF: Getting to attend events on the Hill
Favorite Choices Campus Blog Post: World Economic Forum: Progress Across Africa Depends on Girls
What does feminism mean to you?: To me, feminism embodies the constant challenge to the world that equality, above all else, must remain our priority.
Favorite quote/personal quote: "If you can't trust me with a choice, how can you trust me with a child?"
Favorite places in DC: Kramerbooks, Teaism, and jazz in the sculpture gardens!
Future plans: After Brandeis, I plan to get my masters in nursing and become a women's health nurse practitioner.