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Gender and LGBTQ Issues
Christina Ferraz is the founder of Thirty6five, a public relations agency that does media relations, social media marketing and image management for nonprofits and public figures. They are an expert in marketing strategies that reach communities of color, common failures of companies in efforts to be inclusive, and LGBTQIA+ inclusion in public relations.
Lydia X. Z. Brown is a policy counsel for the Privacy and Data Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology and director of policy, advocacy and external affairs at the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network. They are a disability justice advocate, writer, attorney and strategist.
Tonia Poteat is an associate professor of social medicine, core faculty in the Center for Health Equity Research and a clinical provider certified in HIV medicine and gender-affirming medical care
Michaela Madrid is the operations manager for the Sovereign Bodies Institute, an Indigenous organization that works to end gender and sexual violence against Indigenous people through research and data-driven direct
AC Dumlao is a queer/bi+ transgender non-binary activist and educator who focuses on centering and uplifting underrepresented communities. Dumlao is the program manager at the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the creator of the Facebook social justice community page “Call Me They.
Marsha Jones is a grassroots organizer and health educator, and the co-founder and executive director of The Afiya Center, a reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women.
Suyapa Portillo Villeda is an associate professor in Chicana/o Latina/o Transnational Studies at Pitzer College. Her work broadly focuses on social movements in Central America with a focus on Honduras.
Karen Tongson is a professor of English, gender and sexuality studies, and American studies and ethnicity, and chair of the Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of
Sarah J. Jackson is Presidential Associate Professor and co-director of the Media, Inequality & Change Center at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication.
Anna Maria Chávez is the executive director and CEO of the National School Boards Association (NSBA). She is an expert on women’s leadership, youth development, and public policy.
Dr. Ximena Lopez is a pediatric endocrinologist who sees patients at Children’s Medical Center Dallas. As medical director and founder of the GENder Education and Care, Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) program at Children’s Medical Center, her primary focus is the care of youth with gender dysphoria.
Phillip Atiba Goff is a professor of African American studies and psychology at Yale University and an expert in the science of racial bias, exposing through scientific inquiry how people
Tiya Miles is a professor of history at Harvard University. Her new book, “All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake,” traces a gift from an enslaved mother to her daughter as it passed through the generations.
Imara Jones is the creator of TransLash Media, a cross-platform journalism, personal storytelling and narrative project that aims to shift the current culture of hostility toward transgender people in the
Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights and a civil rights attorney specializing in immigration law and legal issues affecting the LGBT community and those living
Lisa García Bedolla is an education professor at the University of California, Berkeley. She is also the school’s vice provost for graduate studies and dean of the graduate division.
Fatima Goss Graves is the president and CEO of the National Women’s Law Center, where she works on issues central to women’s lives, including income security, health and reproductive rights, education