Amanda Nguyen is an IGNITE Leader on Fire

Amanda Nguyen is an IGNITE Leader on Fire

Content warning: Sexual assault Everyone should know the name Amanda Nguyen. Entrepreneur, activist, CEO, policy author and advocate, and general BOSS, Nguyen turned a personal experience into a fight for the rights of sexual assault survivors across America. IGNITE has selected Nguyen as a Leader on Fire for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021 for her leadership of RISE and her work on the Sexual Assault Bill of Rights.

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IGNITE has selected Maya as a Leader on Fire for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021.

Maya Siegel is an IGNITE Leader on Fire

Content warning: Sexual assault Maya Siegel (she/her/hers) is a 20-year-old entrepreneur, strategist, and activist. IGNITE has selected Maya as a Leader on Fire for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021 for her leadership of Space to Speak.  

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 Kenyora Parham is the Executive Director of End Rape on Campus. IGNITE has selected Kenyora as a Leader on Fire for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021.

Kenyora Parham is an IGNITE Leader on Fire

Content warning: Sexual assault Kenyora Parham, MSW is the Executive Director of End Rape on Campus. IGNITE has selected Kenyora as a Leader on Fire for Sexual Assault Awareness Month 2021 for her leadership of End Rape on Campus (EROC).  

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Black women put themselves on the line for everyone's rights

Black women put themselves on the line for everyone's rights. Again.

Georgia, on my mind and in the headlines. Again. Georgia Representative Park Cannon, a Black woman, was arrested on Thursday, March 25, after knocking on the governor's office door during a press conference. Behind closed doors, Kemp was preparing to sign Senate Bill 202 to overhaul elections in the state. Cannon wanted to watch Gov. Brian Kemp sign the bill, a silent protest against the many voter suppression tactics in the bill.

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Mazie Hirono

Women's History Month: Mazie Hirono

Senator Mazie Hirono was born in Fukushima, Japan. Because she had an unstable father, her mother risked everything to escape to the US for a new life for her children. Once in Hawaii, their lives were challenging as she struggled to learn English and her mother worked two jobs to pay the bills. Despite the barriers, her love of learning flourished with trips to the library and a newly found passion for public service. 

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