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Yordanos Goitom

Yordanos Goitom was born in Eritrea. As a child, she witnessed the impact that civil war (militarism) had on her family. The civil war tore her family in terms of mortality, having to immigrate to unknown countries as a refugee,
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Melanie Thompson

Melanie Thompson is a speaker, activist, and leader in the global fight to end sex trafficking and commercial sexual exploitation. Trafficked in New York at the age of 12, arrested for prostitution a few years later, and placed in the
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Areerat (Aree) Worawongwasu

Areerat (Aree) Worawongwasu is a community organizer, cultural worker, and educator. Her work in grounded in the grassroots, using research to serve movement work, and leveraging resources of the academia to redistribute to local working-class communities of color. Aree organizes
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Marie Ty

Marie Ty is a union organizer and will share her transnational perspectives on women and work, women and labor during the second session of the Summer School of Women’s Activism. Her work in the movement is expansive and we continue
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Ninotchka Rosca

Ninotchka Rosca is a transnational Filipina. She has authored seven books: two novels, two short story collections, three non-fiction. Her by-line has appeared in publications all over the world. She is also an organizer and an advocate for human and
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Nayoung Kim

Af3irm Chicago’s Nayoung Kim is a feminist activist, writer, and attorney from South Korea. She is involved in the South Korean women’s movement and the global women’s movement, on stage, behind the scenes, and in spirit. She engages in activism
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Genevieve Rana

Genevieve Rana is a core member of AF3IRM, first-generation Filipina, and educator. Inspired by experience in AF3IRM Los Angeles’ Women’s March, Genevieve joined the New York chapter upon her move to the city, Outside of AF3IRM, she works as a
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Laura Ramirez

Laura Ramirez is the Program Coordinator at the first international non-governmental organization working to oppose human trafficking, prostitution, and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation. Laura is also a core organizer with Af3irm NYC. Laura centers historical materialism and anti-imperialism
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