Board of Directors

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    Devona Bradford

    Devona (Zuni Pueblo) is a health educator at the Native American Community Academy. She has worked with Native youth for a decade. Devona is currently pursuing her degree at the University of New Mexico.

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    Shaine Garcia

    Shaine (Acoma Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo) is an advocate for women to have control of their bodies in both a traditional and contemporary Indigenous environment.

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    Leigh Anne Lorenzo

    Leigh Anne (Laguna Pueblo) brings her knowledge about tradition and culture to Indigenous Women Rising. She wants to see a world where her grandchildren do not have to work so hard to access the healthcare or information they need.

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    Catherine D'Ignazio

    Catherine D'Ignazio is a scholar, artist/designer and hacker mama who focuses on feminist technology, data literacy and civic engagement. She has run women's health hackathons, designed global news recommendation systems, created talking and tweeting water quality sculptures, and led walking data visualizations to envision the future of sea level rise. Her forthcoming book from MIT Press, Data Feminism, co-authored with Lauren Klein, charts a course for more ethical and empowering data science practices. D'Ignazio is an Assistant Professor of Civic Media and Data Visualization in the Journalism Department at Emerson College, a Senior Fellow at the Engagement Lab and a research affiliate at the MIT Center for Civic Media & MIT Media Lab.

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    Justin Lorenzo

    Justin (Laguna Pueblo) believes that our Native women must have body sovereignty to lead healthy lives. He wants to work to ensure that Native men have the information and skills they need to support our women and LGBTQ2S family members so we can dismantle patriarchy together.

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 No matter how subtle it may be. 

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