Womxn’s Center Student Staff

    Angie Yang

  • Angie Yang, Lead Intern

    Lead Intern

    Pronouns: She/Her
    Major(s): Political Science, Feminist Studies
    Email: angieyang@ucsc.edu

    Angie is a fourth-year undergraduate student from the San Francisco Bay Area! Outside of the Womxn's Center Angie is a student-athlete on UCSC's NCAA Women's Golf team and can often be found jamming out on UCSC's various beautiful and hidden trails. Working at the Womxn's Center, Angie hopes to be part of and build a community focused on increasing a sense of belonging where differing identities are highlighted, and valued. Angie is always excited for an adventure whether it be at the beautiful Santa Cruz beach or in a pottery class and she loves creating new friendships along the way!

  • Francisca Verduzco Moreno

  • Francisca Verduzco Moreno, Lead Intern

    Lead Intern

    Pronouns: She/Her
    Major(s): CRES, Feminist Studies, Education
    Email: fverduzc@ucsc.edu

    Francisca (Fran) Verduzco (she/her) is a fourth-year student double majoring in Critical Race & Ethnic Studies and Feminist Studies with a minor in Education. Fran was born in Sonora, Mexico, and was raised in San Diego. She holds positions in various organizations including Kresge College, TWANAS, and the MINT Program.  Working at the Womxn’s Center, Fran hopes to emphasize intersectional and decolonized feminisms. She looks forward to being a part of an intentional space that helps marginalized students navigate the UC.  During her free time, she enjoys cuddles with her dog, writing, and rollerskating. #AbolishICE #DecolonizeYourEducation

  • Isabela Vanier

  • Isabela Vanier, Lead Intern

    Lead Intern

    Pronouns: She/Her
    Major(s): Sociology, LALS
    Email: ivanier@ucsc.edu

    Isabela is so excited to be a lead intern at the UCSC Womxn’s Center this year! She is a transfer student studying Sociology/ Latin American and Latinx Studies. Her passions include creative writing, journaling, traveling, and the ocean. She is interning at the Women’s Center because she gets to build community, program events for students, and be apart of creating safer spaces for womxn more specifically for her qtpoc family on campus. If you have any questions about the women’s center or just want a new friend do not hesitate to reach out!

  • Nicole Moroles

  • Nicole Moroles, student intern

    Student Intern

    Pronouns: She/Her
    Major(s): Feminist Studies, History and minoring in Legal Studies
    Email: nmoroles@ucsc.edu
    Nicole Moroles (She/Her) is a fourth-year student who is double majoring in Feminist Studies and History and minoring in Legal Studies. She is from the Sacramento area and transferred to UCSC for her third year last year. Nicole hopes to use her own positionality as a Transwoman to bring focus on intersectional trans-inclusive feminism at the Womxns Center. Nicole is also a proud dog mom to Daisy and Ollie. Nicole loves to read and some of her favorite writers are Audre Lorde, Judith Butler, Janet Mock, Angela Davis, Gloria Steinem, Bell Hooks, Maya Angelou, Margaret Atwood, Roxane Gay, Rebecca Solnit, Toni Morrison, and Jane Austen. Nicole has a soft spot in her heart for Stephanie Meyer for her writing the first book she read, Twilight. #SistersNotCisters #TransRightsareHumanRights


  • Sydney Ferris

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    Student Intern

    Major(s): Feminist Studies, Sociology
    Email: seferris@ucsc.edu


    Sydney is a first-year student from Oakland, CA, and is super excited to be a Womxn’s Center Intern. She hopes to double major in Feminist Studies and Sociology. For fun, Sydney likes to go thrifting and climbing as well as volunteer on campaigns. She is excited to start her journey into college and glad that the Womxn’s Center will be a part of it. She is always looking forward to meeting new people and is always up for an adventure, so feel free to reach out anytime.

  • Kailey Dillard

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    Student Intern

    Major(s): Feminist Studies
    Email: kdilard@ucsc.edu

    Kailey was born and raised in Chico, California. Kailey works at the Career Center as a Peer Career Coach. She is a Feminist Studies major and a fourth-year transfer student. She enjoys nature documentaries that mainly focus on the ocean and sea animals, bugs from all areas, and Africa‘s safari. She also enjoys watching Marvel movies, animal watching on campus, and yoga. She hopes to create programs/events at the Womxn's Center that focus on marginalized individuals so they feel safe, welcomed, and appreciated. Helping people is one of her passions, she is excited to be in a space that is committed to doing so.

  • Amanda Safi

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    Student Intern

    Major(s): Politics
    Email: asafi1@ucsc.edu

    Amanda Safi is a first-year student at UC Santa Cruz with a proposed major in Politics. She spends much of her time volunteering for political campaigns and advocating for menstrual equity. She has yet to decide her career, but her dream is to help change the way society sees women and how women see themselves. She hopes that at the Women's Center, she can empower other students to embrace the unique facets of their identity. In her free time, Amanda loves to try new recipes (although her family is not always excited about them...) and sing/write songs!