2017-18 Women’s Center Intern Staff


    Christine Rosales

  • Christine Rosales, Graduate Student Assistant, M.I.N.T. Program Coordinator

    Graduate Student Assistant/M.I.N.T. Program Coordinator

    Pronouns: she/her/hers

    Major(s): Social Psychology Ph.D.

    Email: chelbrow@ucsc.edu

    Program Lead: M.I.N.T. Program Coordinator

    Christine is a fourth year graduate student in the social psychology Ph.D. program and is earning designated emphases in feminist studies and critical race and ethnic studies. Her interests involve learning about everyday acts of resistance, how we can engage in visionary pragmatism, and how we can work together to dismantle and uproot systems of oppression. She is very excited to be a part of the Women's Center in hopes of helping to build a stronger, more supportive, and fiercer community for womxn that centers the experiences and needs of womxn of color and womxn whose identities intersect with being queer, undocumented, low-income, and disability. In her spare time she enjoys dancing (mostly to 80's music), exercising, watching T.V., and eating pupusas (only the ones made by mom). 

  • Laura Wishart

  • Laura Wishart, Programs and Community Outreach Intern, Take Back the Night Co-CoordinatorPrograms and Community Outreach Intern
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Major(s): Sociology, Politics Minor
    Laura is a fourth year Kresge affiliate who is happy to be returning to the Women's Center for a second year. She feels so lucky to have learned and grown alongside her fellow interns last year, all of whom helped ground her feminism in anti-capitalism and anti-racism. Laura hopes to build upon the radical politics and sense of community developed through the Sister Solidarity and Take Back the Night programs last year. 

  • Daniela Flores

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    Programs and Community Outreach Intern

    Pronouns: She/Hers

    Daniela is a third-year student who is thrilled to be joining the Women’s Center staff! One of her interests includes learning about the beauty and diversity of Central American culture. She is particularly interested in understanding the narrative of Central American migrant women facing sexual violence and crime when crossing borders in hopes of making it to the United States. Working at the Women’s Center, Daniela hopes to encourage a safe and inclusive environment for women and the student body at UCSC and engage in women’s rights issues. During her free time, she enjoys watching Anthony Bourdain’s No Reservations, horror movies, and cooking.  


  • Mia Castillo

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    Programs and Community Outreach Intern

    Pronouns: She/Hers

    Major: Psychology

    Mia Castillo is a Latinx Womxn as well as a first generation student who has just transferred to UCSC. Mia is a psychology major who is passionate about feminism as well as combatting and raising awareness for sexual violence and rape culture. She is dedicated to fighting for social justice and equity for racial minorities,  particularly womxn of color, and LQBTQIA communities. She is excited to be a part of the Women’s Center because she believes it is a necessary resource for womxn of color, queer womxn, and womxn from all backgrounds on campus who want to create a community dedicated to social change. When Mia is not studying she enjoys watching movies and TV shows, going to concerts, and being surrounded by nature.


  • Liana Bragado-Zahn

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    Programs and Community Outreach Intern
    Pronouns: She/Her
    Major(s):Feminist Studies & Critical Race & Ethnic Studies
    Liana is a fourth year undergraduate student who is a new addition to the Women's Center team! As a first generation college student and student of color, Liana feels it is incredibly important to hold spaces and offer proper resources for students like herself to have the room to grow and thrive, not only here at the university but beyond as well. Liana is passionate about social justice, encouraging body positivity, promoting the empowerment of womxn of color, dismantling the patriarchy, and challenging gender stereotypes & expectations as well as Eurocentric beauty standards. Although naturally introverted, she loves to interact with people and really tries to understand them as individuals. Her interests include reading and observing literature/artwork created by womxn, watching vegan food videos, daydreaming about owning a dog, sharing memes, journaling, and finding new ways to continuously heal and grow.