Social Justice Education Programs Staff

Social Justice Education Facilitation Interns

Abbi Stickels (She, They)

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Abbi is a third year student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying dance, environmental studies, and political science. They participate in the Dance Department Student Organization as co-president and is a member of Alpha Xi Delta here on campus. Outside of her academics she enjoys teaching dance and also works at Bartaco. Through her work with Social Justice Education Abbi is particularly interested in exploring the intersectionality of identities and complexities of relationships on campus and into the greater Dane County area.

Aleah Malik (She, Her, Hers)

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Aleah Malik is a third-year student from Chicago double-majoring in Communication Arts and International Studies. She has been working as a Social Justice Education Intern at OIE for a year now and loves her team. Her SJ interests include post colonialism, black feminism, food equity, and environmentalism. In her free time, she loves to read, watch international movies, and get food from The Globe.

Isabelle Dunai (She, Her, Hers)

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Isabelle is currently a junior double majoring in Political Science and English with an emphasis on Creative Writing, with a certificate in Disability Rights and Services. She is involved with College Democrats of UW-Madison as the Membership Director and is engaged in topics about voter rights and encouraging college students to use their voices for change. Isabelle enjoys spending time with friends and family, drinking coffee, reading, writing, and focusing on the little things that make life more meaningful. Through OIE she is passionate about the multitude of issues regarding social justice but is particularly eager to engage in work that involves disability rights on campus and beyond, as well as reproductive rights and human rights. She is honored to be involved with the work the Social Justice Education Team accomplishes and the space they share with fellow students. 

Jesse Garwood (She, Her, Hers)

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Jesse is currently a junior studying legal studies and criminal justice. This spring completes her first year as an SJ Intern and she has loved the opportunity to challenge her conscious and subconscious thoughts around social justice and society in general. Jesse enjoys journaling, meditating, yoga, and practicing mindfulness as much as she can! She loves meeting new people and listening to different perspectives no matter the topic of conversation. Jesse is excited to be back in Madison this year and to continue to learn and grow with everyone!

Social Justice Education Professional Staff

Prisma Ruacho

Position title: Social Justice Education Specialist


Tiffany Lee

Position title: Crossroads Coordinator


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