East Coast Campus Team
Edwith Theogene is a National Campus Program Coordinator and has traveled and organized students on the ground in 13 different states around clinic defense, ballot initiatives, sexual assault, immigration reform, and voter suppression. As she works with students across the country, she focuses on coalition building and teaching the fundamentals of grassroots organizing. She sees the value and importance of mentoring and aims to push the movement forward by supporting other activists. Even while traveling frequently, Edwith serves on the Executive Committee of the Women’s Information Network (WIN) as their Networks Director. Edwith holds a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies and minors in Labor Studies and Anthropology and Sociology, plus a Certificate in Law, Ethics, and Society from Florida International University. She was also a student leader and community activist while at FIU. She was born and raised in South Florida and is first generation Haitian-American. She loves throwback 90’s tv shows, quotes, and coffee. email@example.com
Mari Vangen is a National Campus Organizer with the Feminist Majority Foundation where she works with students across the Midwest to support their feminist activism. She is particularly passionate about issues relating to domestic violence, single parenthood and intersectionality. Mari is a proud, extremely freckled, Minnesotan and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison where she received degrees in Political Science and Gender and Women’s Studies. While at Madison she served as the Family Resource Coordinator for the Campus Women’s Center, supporting student-parents and families on campus. After graduation, Mari moved to Washington, DC to work at the District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH), first as a Public Ally, and then as the Volunteer and Communications Coordinator. In her free time, Mari likes to bike around DC, eat artisanal popsicles and talk about whales (they’re so big right?!). Mvangen@feminist.org
Chelsea Yarborough is the HBCU National Campus Organizer with the Feminist Majority Foundation. A 22 year old recent transplant to D.C. from the not so deep South, she was born and raised in Durham, NC and is a recent graduate of Guilford College in Greensboro, NC, where she earned a degree in History and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. In her undergraduate career she discovered a love of organizing and community engagement, working with student groups such as Sexual Assault Awareness, Support and Advocacy (SAASA) and the Greenleaf Coffee Cooperative, as well as working as the student assistant for the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department. She also worked with community organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Ignite NC, and Democracy NC. A proud womanist, Chelsea centers her work on bringing those on the margins to the center, building collective power, securing collective liberation in our lifetime and finding creative solutions to dismantle current power structures that place women of color at a disadvantage. Her research interests include historical preservation in the American South, reproductive justice and sexuality education reform. She is an avid lover of cats, espresso, cheese and purple. Lots of purple. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kelli Musick is a National Campus Organizer with the Feminist Majority Foundation. She works with students at colleges and universities across the country but predominately in the Mid-Atlantic and North East to organize around feminist and social justice issues. Kelli holds a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology from the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As Vice President of Feminists United on Campus at UMW, she championed issues facing marginalized groups, both at her university and across the nation. She believes that feminism requires a balance of theory and action and focuses on the critical application of both. Kelli devoted her undergraduate career to working on issues including: women’s healthcare, equal pay legislation, reproductive justice, lgbtq+ equality, and sexual assault on college campuses. Her pastimes include eating copious amounts of macaroni and cheese, marathoning Law & Order: SVU, and watching her kitten Tippy chase laser pointers. email@example.com
West Coast Campus Team
duVergne Gaines, J.D. | Feminist Campus Director
duVergne graduated with a J.D. from Loyola Law School. As a law student, Gaines received recognition for excellence in federal and state constitutional law; she was also a member of the Entertainment Law Review. Gaines has helped direct FMF’s campus-based campaigns to defeat anti-abortion ballot measures in California, Colorado, Mississippi, North Dakota, and South Dakota. She also serves as the legal coordinator for the National Clinic Access Project. Prior to law school, Gaines co-directed the FMF’s benefit concert series Rock for Choice for seven years and gained extensive national experience as a campus field organizer for clinic defense and the Iowa ERA Campaign. firstname.lastname@example.org
Call the East Coast Campus Organizers in the Washington D.C. office at 1-866-444-FMLA, and the West Coast Campus Organizers in the Los Angeles office at 1-866-471-FMLA. The (entire!) Campus Team can also be reached via email at email@example.com.