Meet The WC Staff!

Student Coordinators

Danielle Elbaz (She/Her/Hers)

PublicRelationsWC@gmail.com

Danielle is the Public Relations Coordinator at the Women’s Center. Danielle works at the WC because “I am passionate about creating a welcoming environment for students on campus where they feel safe and supported, and the Women’s Center is one of the most powerful ways I can accomplish this even in the smallest of ways.”

 

Kiva Hanson (She/Her/Hers)

VisualDesignWC@gmail.com

Kiva is the Visual Design Coordinator at the Women’s Center. Kiva works at the WC because “it allows me to combine my passion for activism and art, and be a part of an amazing feminist collective.”

 

KW Lau (They/Them/He/His)

LGBTQWC@gmail.com

KW is the LGBTQIA+ Coordinator at the Women’s Center. KW feels that “working at the Women’s Center is so amazing because of this one of few spaces where everyone can see and realize their own self and community’s power.”

 

Makaal Williams (She/Her/Hers)

NonTradWC@gmail.com

Makaal is the Non Traditional Student Coordinator at the Women’s Center. Makaal works at the WC because “it’s a collective of amazing humans working together to create an inclusive, safe, and welcoming space for everyone. Both within the center and out in the community.”

 

Mecca Donovan (She/Her/Hers)

VolunteeringWC@gmail.com

Mecca is the Volunteer and Outreach Coordinator at the Women’s Center. She works at the WC because “I have a passion for empowering my peers by creating a welcoming, safe and supportive environment. I take great pride and honor in peer educating, and specifically, illuminating the importance of intersectionality while simultaneously supporting womxn and all genders on campus and in our community at large.”

 

Olivia Rodriguez (She/Her/Hers)

SVPEWC@gmail.com

Olivia is the Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Coordinator at the Women’s Center. Olivia works at the WC “to aid in creating a safe space for Survivors of Sexual or Domestic Violence who seek validation, safety, and resources. I want them to know there are people on campus who support, believe, and validate their experiences.”

 

Stasya Jackson (She/Her/Hers)

DisabilityJusticeWC@gmail.com

Stasya is the Disability Justice Coordinator at the Women’s Center. Stasya works at the WC because “I really value the work we do here and how just our presence on this campus is something that generations of women before us really had to fight for, and I want to honor that. I also care deeply for the intersectional values the WC holds and I want to make sure I’m doing as much as I can to spread that message.”

 

Violet Johnson (She/Her/Hers)

DiversityWC@gmail.com

Violet is the Racial Justice Coordinator at the Women’s Center. She works at the WC “because as a queer woman of color intersectional feminism plays a pivotal role in my and my peers success and well being. I strive to be an ally and advocate for my marginalized fellow students at the University of Oregon.”

Aqsa Khaliq Khan (She/Her/Hers)

globalfemwc@gmail.com

Aqsa is the International Student Coordinator at the Women’s Center. Aqsa works at the WC because “I want to work towards devising strategies that are more inclusive and beneficial for the international student community, especially voicing the challenges of the students who are underrepresented and forming a safe home for them at the Women’s Center.”

Office Assistants

Paula Levy (She/Her/Hers)

WomenCtr@uoregon.edu

Paula is an Office Assistant at the Women’s Center. Paula works at the WC  “because I believe in the idea that creating safe and inclusive spaces for people is a form of social justice. I want to be a part of helping students of all identities on this campus as well as learning how to develop my intersectional feminism. Thanks for making the website!”

Rubby Marquez Tellez (She/Her/Hers)

WomenCtr@uoregon.edu

Rubby is an Office Assistant at the Women’s Center. Rubby works at the WC “to stay involved with my community and educate others.”

 

Wendy is an Office Assistant at the Women’s Center. Wendy loves working at the WC because “it aligns with my personal beliefs of feminism and social justice is something very important for me. Also I really like the staff and helping others!”

 

Bryn Ardent Mapes (They/Them/She/Her)

bmapes@uoregon.edu

“I work at the WC to be a contributor to the Feminist Hive. I want to be there for somebody and I want to learn from everybody, we are all amazing and powerful people regardless of our struggles and I want to help this community continue to grow into a space for women and people of all genders.”

 

Renata Moreno Perez (She/Her/Hers)

rmorenop@uoregon.edu

“I work at the WC because it’s a safe space where I can be myself, and I love that everyone is so welcoming.”

Professional Staff

Fatima Roohi Pervaiz (She/Her/Hers)

fpervaiz@uoregon.edu

Fatima is the Director of the Women’s Center. Fatima works at the WC because “I believe that creating safe and affirming spaces established with dignity and respect is a revolutionary act.”

 

Karyn Schultz (She/Her/Hers)

karyns@uregon.edu

Karyn is the Administrative Program Assistant of the Women’s Center. Karyn works at the WC because “the Women’s Center to provide a solid foundation for our collective’s efforts to dismantle gender oppression. And because working with y’all (WC staff) gets me up in the morning!”