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Elisette Weiss

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.