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    Atima Omara-Alwala is a political strategist who has staffed 7 political campaigns & other progressive causes with a focus on women’s rights & political empowerment. Atima has served as a state officer of the VA Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) & Co-Chair of National NOW's Young Feminist Task Force. Currently, she is National Vice President of the Young Democrats of America & serves on the boards of the DC Abortion Fund and Planned Parenthood of Metro Washington Action Fund.

    Raquel Ortega is a fierce feminist from the Southwest dedicated to uplifting the voices of those who have been historically disenfranchised & marginalized. As a progressive activist she is deeply committed to empowering the next generation of young leaders through mentorship and cross movement building. She currently works at Choice USA in Washington, DC where she works with young people across the country to organize around issues of reproductive justice on their campuses & in their communities

    Abby Sun is a senior at Harvard concentrating in Visual and Environmental Studies. She is the co-founder of Harvard's Sex Week and the Co-President of Sexual Health Education and Advocacy throughout Harvard College (SHEATH). She also worked with fellow Harvard student Lena Chen on the launch of National Feminist Coming Out Day in 2011. Abby is a visual artist whose works include the Feminist Portrait Project, Faces of Gender, and the Body Modification Project.

    Hemly Ordόñez is State Strategies Manager at Advocates for Youth. She works w/ local & state-based organizations & youth activists to advocate for cultural & policy changes that improve & value young people's sexual & reproductive health & rights. She's been actively involved in youth advocacy w/ communities of color both online & offline for over 7 yrs. She was program coordinator at the Women’s Center & a co - founder of the Women Advancing Gender Equity Fellowship at Georgetown University.

    Victoria Snow created her website, Feminish, upon realizing she had fresh insight to offer with regards to navigating every day life as a young feminist in a not always so feminist-friendly world. Victoria also started The Young Feminist Network, a group aimed to encourage and make for easier communication and networking within the global feminist community. Additionally, she takes on causes like mentoring young feminists, offering advice in a column, and abolishing child porn site.

    Shelby Knox, 26, is nationally known as the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, a 2005 documentary chronicling her teenage activism for comprehensive sex education & gay rights in her Southern Baptist community. Shelby travels across the country as an itinerant feminist organizer, and is currently the Director of Women’s Rights Organizing at Change.org.

    Eesha is the Executive Director of Men Stopping Violence in Atlanta, GA. She is also a contributing writer at Feministing and the Crunk Feminist Collective. Recently, she's served as the Women’s Rights Manager at Breakthrough and as Director of Advocacy at MergerWatch, where she worked on the Raising Women’s Voices project. Eesha has also worked as Associate Director of Programs at the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program (CLPP) and has been a weekly staff writer for RH Reality Check.

    Spectra Speaks is an award-winning Nigerian writer, women’s rights activist & philanthropist. She's the voice behind the afrofeminist media blog, Spectra Speaks, which publishes news, opinions, & personal stories about gender, media, and diversity as they pertain to Africa and the Diaspora. Spectra is also the founder and executive editor of Queer Women of Color Media Wire, an organization that amplifies voices of LGBTQ women of color, diaspora, & other racial/ethnic minorities around the world.

    A certified media junkie, Latoya Peterson provides a hip-hop feminist and anti-racist view on pop culture with a special focus on video games, film, television, and music. Skilled in interviewing and creative non-fiction, Latoya Peterson spends her time editing the award winning blog Racialicious.com – the intersection of race and pop culture. She is a Contributing Editor for The Root.com and a former Content Producer for the Online News Association.

    Nicole Clark is social worker, consultant, and sexual health activist and who has been in the sexual and reproductive justice field for 9 years. Nicole has a special interest in parent/child communication and sex, sexuality, and relationships, street harassment, and pro-choice activism within communities of color. Nicole also has a huge interest in promoting self care and having conversations with women and girls of color about taking care of themselves.

    Heben (‘Heaven’) Nigatu is a writer and activist who blogs about race, gender, pop culture and their many intersections at thatneedstogo.tum.... She is the founder of Radical CUNTS (College Undergraduates Not Tolerating Sexism), an organization dedicated to intersectional feminist activism. Most recently, she launched giftedyoungandbla..., a multi-platform media project that she co-founded with the aim of creating spaces to celebrate and nourish a community of young, black artists.

    Woman in Science Wednesday! Chemist Joyce Jacobson Kaufman was notable for carrying out the first all-valence-electron, three-dimensional quantum-chemical calculations. #Groundbreaker

    Women of Steel and Stone: 22 Inspirational Architects, Engineers, and Landscape Designers (Women of Action) by Anna M. Lewis,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1613745087/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_X1b3sb1E3GN9NSHE

    Photographs and brief biographies of the following 18 notable women of science: Mae Jemison, Chien-Shiung Wu, Margaret Mead, Hypatia of Alexanderia, Grace Murray Hopper, Maria Telkes, Helen Brooke Taussig, Ellen Ochoa, Rachel Carson, Florence Sabin, Maria Mitchell, Annie Jump Cannon, Barbara McClintock, Ellen Swallow Richards, Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, Jane Goodall, Marie Curie, and M. Goeppert-Mayer

    Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist and Nobel Prize winner for for their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work