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Jennifer Yoder is a mother two Girls Advisory Board (GAB) members, and a proud feminist son and teaches European Politics at Colby College. Jen also enjoys reading and learning new things.
Anna is a junior at Winslow High School. She enjoys spending time hiking, kayaking, and family time at the lake. She is an active member in the performing arts including being the historian of the International Thespian Society at Winslow High School, a percussionist in the school band, a member of student government, and recently sat on the committee for the proposal of the new performing arts center. Anna is looking forward to her first year in GAB in hopes to promoting a positive image of feminism and activism to other young girls in her community.
Kaitlyn is a 15 year old Sophomore at Massabesic High School. She wants others to feel comfortable with who they are and the same for herself. If she is not in school or at a GAB meeting she is probably running around with her two dogs or with her chickens. Kaitlyn is looking forward to her second year in GAB! She thinks that GAB is a great way for young women to teach girls about how to believe in themselves and stand up to cause a Ruckus!
Emma is a senior at Casco Bay High School and it is her second year on the Girls Advisory Board. She is passionate about the music industry, design, writing poetry, and songwriting; she is a published author and musician. Emma is an activist for and supporter of women in the music industry in hopes that women will rise to be equal in male-dominated industries.
Ella is a junior at Waterville Senior High School. She enjoys being outside and active as well as participating in artistic endeavors; some of her favorite organized activities are running in the fall as a member of the cross country team, building sets and doing behind the scenes tech work for her school plays, participating in Science Olympiad, mentoring a younger girl through Big Brothers Big Sisters, jumping and hurdling during track season, and working to save the environment as a co-vice president of her school’s green team. Feminism has been an important value in her life since she was young, and she wants to help younger girls understand what equality is all about and that they are worthy and capable of achieving anything they set their minds to.