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Meet the Associates 2019-2020

 

Omene Addeh (she/her/hers) 

Omene is a junior here at Swarthmore studying Economics and Peace and Conflict Studies. She was really excited to begin my first-year as an Associate at the WRC last year.  She hopes to help foster a strong sense of community this year and make the WRC an even more healing space. 

 

(Currently abroad)

 

Shreya Chattopadhyay (she/her/hers)
Shreya is a senior from Southern California studying philosophy and political science. As a second-year associate, she is excited to continue promoting gender equity through programming and the restorative space of the WRC. Outside of the WRC, she is the Editor-in-Chief of The Phoenix Newspaper and the Outreach Strategy Coordinator of VISIBILITY Magazine, so she is especially interested in the sociopolitical impacts of gender representation in the media. She spends way too much time on twitter.

 

Andi Cheng (they/them/theirs)

 

Taing Eaindray Aung (she/her/hers)

Eaindray is a junior here at Swarthmore studying Economics and Peace and Conflict Studies. She was really excited to begin my first-year as an Associate at the WRC. She hopes to help foster a strong sense of community this year and make the WRC an even more healing space. 

 

Lily Fornof (she/her/hers)

Lily is a senior from Pittsburgh, PA. She is a double biology and cognitive science major with a passion for languages. She hopes to translate these passions into studying animals in foreign, tropical ecosystems. The WRC has become a second home to Lily and she loves the ability to engage with other associates and the community as a whole through her work. 

 

Lucy Jones (she/her/hers)

Lucy is a senior from Birmingham, Alabama. She is majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies and minoring in English. At the WRC, she focuses mainly on sexual assault prevention and education and womxn's rights as human rights. She enjoys discussing the intersections of art, feminism, activism and literature. She's also a member of the dance group Terpsichore and is on the board of the campus literary magazine, Small Craft Warnings.

 

Alex Marsh (she/her/hers)

Alex is  a junior from Salem, CT with an honors major in psychology and minors in sociology/anthropology and history. In addition to being a WRC associate, she is also a student-athlete on the varsity softball team, a research assistant with the sociology department, and a member of Speak2Swatties. She studied abroad in Athens, Greece last fall, and is very excited to be back with the WRC this semester!

 

Citlali Pizarro (she/her/hers)

Lali is a senior here at Swat, pursuing a course major in Theater and an individualized major titled Race and Gender in Education and Society. She has appeared in several plays and one musical with the Swarthmore College Department of Theater. She believes in the restorative, transformative and healing power of the arts. She is particularly passionate about recognizing the arts as valid forms of resistance and intends to produce social/racial justice theater that is actually accessible to the communities it seeks to empower. In addition to working at the WRC, she is the Editor-In-Chief of Voices and conducts research on Latinx theater with Professor Alex Torra. In previous years she has worked as Diversity Peer Advisor. In her free time she writes poetry. 

 

Lauren Savo (she/her/hers)

Laurent is a senior  from Sierra Madre, California. She is pursuing a honors double major in Sociology, Anthropology, and Education. Along with being a Womxn's Resource Associate, she is the President of Chester Youth Court Volunteers and in a band called Underboob, where they specialize in making queer noise!

 

Fernanda Espitia Torres (sher/her/hers)

Fernanda is a first-year from Chicago, Illinois interested in Psychology. She is excited for my first year being a WRC associate and helping it become a more healing and inclusive space. She is also part of the mental health organization on campus, Speak2Swatties, and want to help facilitate conversations about mental health here on campus. I go to way too many concerts.