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Jeremy Chow


  Title: Graduate Student Assitant
  Email: Jeremy.Chow@sa.ucsb.edu

  Pronouns: He/Him/His

Jeremy has served as the graduate assistant to the Women’s Center since Fall 2013. He is currently a doctoral candidate in the English Department. Jeremy primarily supports the Women’s Center student staff members and their programming initiatives. He has spearheaded a series of hands-on conferences to promote STEM-literacy to young women in our local communities, and initiatives to provide free and reliable sexual health products to UCSB students. In addition, Jeremy’s collaboration with the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) prioritizes community-building and promoting well-being for female-identified international students on our campus.

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Sophia Gimenez


 Title: Co-Graduate Student Assistant
 Email: Sophia.Gimenez@sa.ucsb.edu
 Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Sophia is a M.A./ Ph.D. student in History of Art and Architecture. She studies early  twentieth century French art  and visual culture. Her Interests include feminist theory, eroticism, sexuality, transgression, otherness, and the sacred. She is  dedicated to community building through applications of  feminist principles, activism, education, and empowerment. The Women's Center advocates for these goals and allows the opportunity for collaboration with like-minded members of the UCSB community.

Nkechi Ikem


Title: Student Programmer
Email: Chinelo.Ikem@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Chinelo Nkechi Ikem is a fourth-year double B.A. major in Political Science and Philosophy. She is interested in the way women and feminine-identifying people, especially those from the African diaspora, interact with politics, society, and economic systems. She enjoys working at the Women Center and creating events that tackle issues with a feminist perspective.

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Alicia Nicole Green


Title: Student Programmer
Email: Alicia.Green@sa.ucsb.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Alicia Nicole Green is a third year student majoring in Biopsychology. 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.

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Gabby Felder


Title: Student Programmer
Email: Gabby.Felder@sa.ucsb.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Gabby Felder is a fourth year student double majoring in Ecology and Evolution and Biological Anthropology. Her interests include working with underrepresented populations, especially women, in STEM fields. She works at the Women’s Center because she enjoys being surrounded by like-minded people who share similar interests and worldviews.


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Thao Nguyen


Title: Student Programmer
Email: Thao.Nguyen@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Thao Ngyuen is a fourth year, Feminist Studies major. Her studies/focus of interest is of
intersectionality, specifically issues relating to how colonialism and imperialism has affected API women’s reproductive health and how that community is pushing back through reproductive justice. She developed an interest in working for the Women’s Center during her second year as a volunteer for the WGSE department. She tabled and attended events that were hosted by the resource centers housed under the department. Thao found a community which she connected with and wanted to also see herself represent on campus as an AAPI identified women.

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Tara Sanchez


Title: Student Programmer
Email: Tara.Sanchez@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Tara Sanchez (she/her/hers) is a 5th year Sociology major and Applied Psychology minor working as a Student Programmer for the Women's Center. In the past, she was a Violence, Intervention, and Prevention (VIP) intern through CARE and has hosted the Unapologetic Open Mic Night: BODY Edition as a part of the Women's Center's annual Love Your Body week. Tara is a Latinx woman of color who strives to create a body positive, self- loving and accepting campus. Her passions involve empowering women of color by challenging gendered stereotypes, racism and discrimination on this campus. She believes that self-care looks vastly different for everyone but, it is a great way to show our bodies and minds some well-deserved kindness. Tara enjoys playing soccer and dancing in Zumba classes in her free time.
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Kara Newman


Title: Administrative Assistant and Program Coordinator 
Email: Kara.Newman@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: she/her/hers
 
Kara is a fourth year Microbiology major and Art & Technology minor. During her time as a Resident Assistant, she co-founded the Women in STEM Mentorship program in her second year alongside the Women’s Center and Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE). Since joining the WGSE staff, her main roles include supervising the WGSE Volunteer Program and continuing her work with the Women in STEM Mentorship Program.
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Julia Corbett


Title: Administrative Coordinator
Email: Julia.Corbett@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Julia (She/Her/Hers) is a fourth year majoring in Sociology and minoring in Feminist Studies. Being able to work at the Women’s Center, alongside fellow students and professional staff who continuously give her new insights on life, provoke educational discussions, and support her, has been beyond inspiring and empowering. 
 
As an Administrative Coordinator focusing on Outreach, her duties include creating the WGSE Hot off the Press Newsletter, tabling for WGSE, and archiving all WGSE events. 
 
She is passionate about creating an intersectional environment where all feel welcomed and able to thrive and is excited to continue the legacy that past students, educators, and visionaries have paved at WGSE. 
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Cassidy Pyle


Title: Web Editor
Email: Cassidy.Pyle@sa.ucsb.edu
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Cassidy Pyle is a third 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 working in the WGSE Department as a web editor. She is ecstatic to 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 (Women's Center, Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity, CARE, and Non-Traditional Student Resource Center) in a way that fosters a spirit of collaboration and allows these centers to enrich the lives of students at UCSB.