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Jeremy Chow

Jeremy Chow


  Title: Graduate Student Assistant
  Email: jchow00@ucsb.edu

  Pronouns: He/Him/His

Jeremy Chow has served the Women’s Center for the past five years. He is most proud of his work to bring a series of conferences—Tech Savvy and I HEART STEM—that promote STEM-literacy for young women in grades 6-12 in our local communities to UCSB, in addition to the inauguration of the Wellness Vending Machine in August 2018. In addition to his work at the Women’ s Center, Jeremy is a doctoral candidate in the English department at UC Santa Barbara. 

Alicia Green

Alicia Nicole Green


Title: Student Programmer
Email: alicia_n_green@ucsb.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Alicia Nicole Green is a fourth year Psychological and Brain Sciences major. She is a programmer for the Women's Center who believes in intersectional feminism and complex identities. In the future, she would like to become a researcher who finds creative ways to diversify the STEM world. Alicia is working for the Women's Center, because she agrees with the core values of the department. She wants to work with a feminist organization that fights for all social groups and works toward gender equality.

Paige Bradford

Paige Bradford


Title: Student Programmer
Email: paigebradford@ucsb.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Paige Bradford is a fourth year Sociology and Religious Studies double major. She worked as a Programmer during her second year, spent her third year abroad in Argentina and Chile, and is excited to be returning. She looks forward to putting on events for students focusing on ecofeminism and self care, and hopes to collaborate with various social justice spaces on campus to provide the student body with the most needed and engaging programs.

Liz Ruvalcaba

Elizabeth Ruvalcaba


Title: Student Programmer
Email:
enruvalcaba@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Elizabeth Ruvalcaba is a second year student majoring in Pre-Communication. She started out as a volunteer for the WGSE department during her first year and now works for the Women’s Center as a student programmer. Through her work at the Women’s Center, Elizabeth hopes to promote intersectional feminism, spread body positivity amongst young adults, and aid women of color. During the rest of her years at UCSB, she plans to get involved in more women-empowering organizations. It is a goal for her to intern at an feminist foundation that assists women entrepreneurs. 

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Jasmine Lee


Title: Student Programmer
Email: jasminelee@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jasmine Lee is a fourth year Sociology Major and Asian American Studies minor. She is excited to work as a programmer in the Women's Center and be surrounded by likeminded, empowered coworkers. She looks forward to creating safe spaces for students to express and develop intersectional feminist values. Rather than following a linear career path, Jasmine plans to combine her passions of mentorship, performing arts, and activism to find creative avenues to express and address social injustice and gender inequality.

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Valeryee Jimenez


Title: Student Programmer
Email: valeryeejimenez@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers & They/Them/Theirs

Valeryee is a third year BFA Theater major. After volunteering for the WGSE Department her second year, she decided she wanted to be further involved in activist spaces on campus. She hopes to build community and raise campus consciousness through her work for our department. She is passionate about challenging the gender binary and creating feminist spaces that advocate for all marginalized genders. Her long term goal is to bridge activism with her passion for theater and art.

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Gabriela Ochoa-Estrada


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: gvo@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Gabriela is a fourth year student completing a Global Studies major and a Feminist Studies minor at UCSB. Gabriela has been working with WGSE since her second year as it pertains to her interest in intersectional feminism and the progression of womxn's access to safe-sex products and menstrual products, as well as access to resources like CARE. She hopes to continue advocating for the access to these resources for all womxn regardless of their background through her ongoing research and her involvement with departments like WGSE.

Shal Patil

Shalmali (Shal) Patil


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: sspatil@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Shal Patil is a second year Psychological & Brain Science major. As a firm believer in the WGSE's mission to end gender based oppression, she began volunteering with the department in the fall of her first year and began working as an Administrative Coordinator there that winter. With the department, Shal would like to continue advocating for women in STEM and creating inclusive spaces throughout campus.

As an Administrative Coordinator, Shal enjoys creating passive programs for the residence halls and ensuring that the department and its programs run smoothly. But most of all, she enjoys working with a passionate group of people all dedicated to educating themselves and others on feminist issues.
Camille Oldani

Camille Oldani


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: Camille.Oldani@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Camille Oldani is in her second year at UCSB as a Sociology major with a minor in Spanish. Through her studies at UCSB, Camille hopes to pursue a career in social service with a focus on the intersectional empowerment of women. Her goal is to help facilitate safe, healing environments for marginalized femmes and survivors and to use her educational privileges in order to give back to her community.
 
As an Administrative Coordinator at the Women’s Center, Camille finds great joy in being immersed in a supportive, active community of both coworkers and students. Camille works with other Administrative Coordinators to promote the Women’s Center’s events and services within UCSB’s community while keeping the Center functional from within.
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Jasmine Palmerin


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: jasminepalmerin@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Jasmine is a third year double major in English and Sociology. She interned at the Women Center her first year and then after has been involved with spaces that challenge the status quo. As an Women's Center Administrative Coordinator she hopes to create safe spaces for all students and create spaces where students can freely express themselves. Her objective is to raise awareness of the issues that different students face at the UC and how to come up with solutions. She is passionate about  fighting for an equal education system for underserved students.
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Lilliana (Lilli) Garcia Pacheco


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: lgarciapacheco@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Lilli Garcia is a fourth year Sociology major and she is excited to begin her first year as an Administrative Coordinator. She is a strong advocate for the WGSE's intersectional feminist mission statement and is determined to uphold that statement through her work at the Women's Center. During her time at the Women's Center, she will strive to continue making it a safe space for all students and looks forward to working with all of the passionate people that make up the WGSE.
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Kellie McManamon


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: kelliemcmanamon@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Kellie is a third-year double majoring in sociology and communication. She helps as a research assistant in the field of women’s movements and reproductive justice. This research has led her to be highly interested in working with the WGSE as she is passionate about a workspace that aims to empower, help and comfort women. On her free time, Kellie enjoys watching Netflix, collecting sea glass and interacting with dogs.
Hanna Kiefer

Hanna Kiefer


Title: WGSE Programming & Administrative Staff Member
Email: hkiefer@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Hanna Kiefer is a third year Feminist Studies and Sociology double major. She is going into her second year as a Resident Assistant in Santa Rosa Hall on campus and hopes to further her student affairs experience while completing her Bachelor's degree. 

Hanna is excited to begin her new role as the Programming & Administrative Staff Member because she has been a supporter of the WGSE since her arrival to UCSB and is proud to join our team. As an activist and an intersectional feminist, she believes that equity and social change are attainable triumphs through open dialogue, inclusivity, and spaces like the WGSE. Hanna intends to use her programming experience and academic resources to facilitate a series of social justice related events that center womxn's concerns using an inclusive and intersectional lens. 
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Cassidy Pyle


Title: Web Editor
Email: cassidypyle@ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Cassidy Pyle is a fourth year Film and Media/Communication Double Major and Feminist Studies Minor. She began at the WGSE Department as a volunteer her first year, was an executive officer for Associated Student's Womxn's Commission her second year, and is now returning for her second year in the role of WGSE Web Editor. She is ecstatic to continue her work as Web Editor because it allows her to use the skills developed in her Film and Media/Communication coursework to advance an intersectional feminist mission statement and provide support to the various centers within WGSE in a way that fosters a spirit of collaboration and allows these centers to enrich the lives of students at UCSB.