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Samantha, Spring 1107

Samantha Dareff is a Senior at the George Washington University Majoring in Women's Studies with a double minor in English and Dance. Sam is originally from NYC but has had the opportunity to do community service in Alaska and study in both France and the Czech Republic. She is currently working on her Women's Studies honors paper titled "Masculinities, Violence and Jock Culture." She has always been passionate and intersted in women's issues, particularly women's reproductive health rights as well as gender identity and gender construction.

Why did you decide to intern at FMF?
Sam decided to intern at FMF due to their incredible work on women's rights both domestically and internationally. She wanted to be involved with a hands-on organization where she would be able to contribute and make an impact on the issues and projects being worked on.
What does feminism mean to you?
Feminism is about giving women choices and access. It is about women's and men's equality in both the public and private spheres. It is about eliminating discrimination against people based upon their gender or sexual orientation.

What are you working on now?
Sam has been working on the organization and planning of the Regional Minnesota Conference on Global Women's Issues as well has helping out with the National Women's Conference in DC.

 

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