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2021-22 WCC Student Interns

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Airin Brittany Valdez, Feminist Discussions Program Intern

Holaaa! My name is Airin Brittany Valdez, and I am a proud First-Gen Latina from Los Angeles (Westlake/MacArthur Park Area), California. I use she/her/ella pronouns (: I am currently a frosh interested in majoring in Political Science or Psychology and minoring in Chicanx/Latinx Studies. I am an intern for the Feminist Discussion area which I am super excited to work in to help empower and create a safe space for everyone while also sharing and amplifying their stories and voices. Some of the things I am passionate about include hiking, journaling, creative writing, being an active social advocate in my community, and photography.

Anna Perrone, WCC Internship Program Intern

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Hey y’all! My name is Anna Perronne (she/her), and I am an intern with the Intern Program. I was born and raised in Sunnyvale, CA, which is about 20 minutes south of Stanford, but it is my dream to live in Latin America after college. I’m super excited to serve as one of the interns this year and work on developing community within the WCC. In my free time I love sewing clothes, thrifting, sitting in coffee shops, and caring for my plant babies. I’m considering majoring in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, but I’m generally interested in all things social science. I love to explore the intersection of people’s multifaceted identities and social justice movements, and I’m excited to learn more about this with the WCC. If anyone ever wants to talk about being a multiracial woman of color or feminism and religion, I’m your person! Can’t wait to work with/meet y’all. Cheers!

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Carolina De Sa, Feminist Narratives Program Intern

Hey everyone! I'm Carolina (they/them) and I'm interning with the Feminist Narratives program at the WCC this year. I'm a sophomore from Miami, Florida and I enjoy reading queer history, writing, and hiking in my free time. 

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Enkhjin Munkhbayar, Pathways Program Intern

Hi there! My name is Enkhjin (she/her), and I am the Pathways Intern this year. I joined the WCC because I wanted to be a part of its united effort of facilitating growth around issues of gender and justice. I am beyond excited to have the opportunity to work with the lovely people of the WCC!

Grace Geier, Health and Wellness Program Intern

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Hi there! My name is Grace Geier and I use she/her pronouns. I’m a freshman from Cleveland, Ohio and I’m so happy to be interning in the Health and Wellness program this year! I’m grateful to be a part of a supportive and warm community seeking collective liberation. I hope my program can uplift the wellbeing of gender-marginalized people and validate our emotional and physical needs. I am passionate about racial, economic, and environmental justice and strive to center these movements in my work. I’m planning to study political science or sociology and I love listening to music, hiking, and reading in my free time. I can’t wait to be in touch with you all!

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Ihyun Nam, Community Engagement and Sib Fam Program Intern

My name is Ihyun Nam (she/her) and I'm currently a sophomore at Stanford. I am an intern for the Community Engagement and Sib Fam program, and I'm most passionate about transnational feminism. I like toy poodles, Welch's fruit snacks, and tteokbokki!

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Jenny Nguyen, Gender, Equity, and Justice Summit Intern

Hi, my name is Jenny Nguyen, I use she/her pronouns, and I am a WCC Intern in the Gender, Equity, and Justice Summit Program :)! I am planning on majoring in bioengineering and minoring in earth systems. I have passions in wildlife conservation and intersecting medicine and psychology to find cures for mental illness. I hope to serve marginalized communities as I identify as a first-generation and low-income student. I am from Port Saint Lucie, Florida; however, I also grew up in California and Vietnam. I am really excited to work with the WCC to promote gender equity and create a community that is loving and accepting of all <3.

Lauren Amaturo, Feminist Discussions Program Intern

Hi everyone! My name is Lauren (she/ her), and I am an intended International Relations major. I am a freshman WCC intern for Feminist Discussions–– I am especially looking forward to leading discussions focused on the intersections of race and gender! In my free time, I enjoy reading, traveling, and spending time with my friends.

Lily Forman, Collective Liberation Series/WVSOs Intern

Hi! My name is Lily Forman, I use she/her pronouns, and I'm a frosh interning for the Collective Liberation/WVSOs program. I'm excited about studying education policy, psychology, and data science, and I'm looking forward to this year with the WCC!

 

Mariel Camargo,  Environmental Justice Program Intern

Hey y’all! My name is Mariel Camargo, I use she/her pronouns, and I am excited to intern for the Environmental Justice program at the WCC! I am a freshman, and I am from Dallas, Texas. I plan on studying Earth Systems and Urban Studies while at Stanford to focus on pathways surrounding sustainability, environmental justice, and urban disparities. Outside of academics, I love to run, read, and engage in different design projects. I am excited to be a part of a supportive environment that will allow me to learn and grow here at the WCC!

Mary Mitchell, WCC Archives and Social Media Intern

Hi y’all! I’m Mary (she/her), a junior from Foxboro, Massachusetts and the WCC Archives  and Social Media intern this year. I’m majoring in Spanish, minoring in Art Practice, and also studying Korean and French. In my free time, I love watching animated movies and TV shows, making all kinds of art, and staying up too late talking with my friends. 

 

Meghan Jin, WCC STEM Mentoring Program Intern

Hi everyone, I’m Meghan (she/her)! I’m a sophomore and the WCC STEM program intern this year. As a Human Biology major and Music minor, I enjoy diving into neuroscience, human rights, and the arts. Beyond exploring the intersections between various fields, I’m excited to actively engage with the amazing members of the WCC to further grow the community. I’m also always down for an adventure – whether it be hiking, food-related, climbing, or going on late-night drives (with slightly delirious conversations), you can count me in!

Nandita Naik, WCContributors Program Intern

Hi! I'm Nandita (she/hers) and I study computer science and creative writing on campus. I'm an intern for the WCC Contributors program. When I'm not drinking green tea, I enjoy watching videos of cute seals on YouTube, listening to David Bowie, and reading poetry, books, and fanfiction. Some of my favorite books are "My Brilliant Friend" by Elena Ferrante, and "The Code Book" by Simon Singh. 

 

Nitara Connally,  Feminist Narratives Program Intern

Hi! My name is Nitara and I’m a current sophomore studying English Literature and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity! At the WCC, I work under my wonderful mentor, Mikah, on the Feminist Narratives team, as I am incredibly passionate about storytelling, and the usage of it to explore historically excluded narratives. My goal at the WCC is to uplift the voices of Black gender marginalized people, and to make space for our stories in a canon that desperately tries to silence us. Because of this, I spend a lot of my time researching misogynoir and anti-Blackness so that I can better serve my communities and radically imagine a liberated future that serves us all, rather than the select few. Outside of the WCC, I love reading, writing, spending time with my friends, and making Spotify playlists!

Sonya Googins, Collective Liberation Series and ECL Intern

Hello! My name is Sonya and I use she/her pronouns, and I am an intern for the Collective Liberation and ECL program. I am from San Diego, California and am a sophomore hoping to major in International Relations and minor in Human Biology. My passions for sexual health education and services, social justice, and international collaboration in the face of global issues have driven me to become a part of spaces where I can explore these interests and become actively involved in advancing important movements alongside equally motivated people. This is what has brought me to the WCC, and to the Sexual Health Peer Resource Center on campus. In my free time, I love binging the latest Netflix series, reading recommended books, trying a new trendy restaurant, cooking, and baking. I am so excited to be a part of and contribute to this wonderful community!