Get to know our team of volunteers
Get to know our team of volunteers
Founder & Executive Director
Blair Imani’s commitment to social justice fuels her passion to create research-based, accessible, and intersectional educational content through Equality for HER. As founder and Executive Director of Equality for HER, Blair Imani led the development of Equality for HER Internship Program which demonstrates measurable shifts in the empathy building and skill development of program participants. Blair Imani has guest lectured at Harvard, Yale, and is the author of Modern HERstory: Stories of Women & Nonbinary People Rewriting History.
Director of Research & Partnerships
Lori Rodriguez is the Director of Partnerships and Research at Equality for HER in addition to serving as the Board President of the organization. Lori presently leads all of the organization’s research efforts. Hailing from Hawthorne, California, Lori Rodriguez earned a degree in Religious Studies from Reed College. Lori has served in roles at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Basic Rights Oregon, and is a highly sought after voice on Anti-Capitalism, White Supremacy, and Decolonization.
Director of Community Outreach
Working from his base of operation in Atlanta, Georgia, Glendon oversees all of Equality for HER’s community outreach. Born and raised in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, Glendon speaks English and Patois fluently.Glendon enjoys scouting new and diverse writers and content creators, shedding light on pop culture fiascos, and writing about under-reported social issues.
Jenn Solo is Equality for HER’s Creative Director. Jenn is proficient in digital art and is also skilled in a variety of art mediums ranging from classical oil paint to avant garde collage. Her classical training in art emerges from her studies at both the Fashion Institute of Technology and Pratt Institute. Jenn believes that art can communicate complex subjects and invite viewers into deeper conversations about race, LGBTQ identity, and women’s rights.
Director of Brand Growth
Tora Shae is Equality for HER’s Director of Brand Growth. Tora worked for months alongside NBCUniversal’s team of volunteers to create the new face and voice of Equality for HER which debuted on October 1, 2018. In addition to providing the strategy and direction for the organization, Tora oversees all social media content for the brand. If you’ve connected with us on social media you are likely communicating with Tora Shae. In early 2018, Tora created the viral hashtag #WakandaCameToSlay which generated press in leading entertainment news outlets including People Magazine, Variety, The Daily Dot and more.
Kiara C. Fair is Equality for HER’s Internship Coordinator. She is a writer and creative based in Atlanta, Georgia with professional experience in digital strategy and communications and specific interest in investigating social change and activism. After graduating from Georgia State University, she dedicated her work to nonprofit marketing and education by day and freelance design by night.
Assistant Creative Director
Iesha Daboya is the founder of Iesha Design Studio, a digital strategy/graphic design studio. Iesha is a Digital Strategist for the Senate on Capitol Hill. She serves as the Assistant Creative Director for Equality for HER. Iesha’s pursuit for women equality and continuous fight for social justice is what led her to this awesome team of justice warriors at Equality for Her. She graduated from the University of North Texas in 2017. During her Visit her website at ieshadesignstudio.com
Sakeina Syed is a high school senior in Toronto, Canada. She is passionate about social justice, women’s rights and uplifting marginalized youth. Sakeina has helped create and run major youth summits and workshops, writes for local publications, and volunteers with many community organizations. Going forward, she hopes to help ensure that diversity is represented in all forms of mainstream media.
Molly Betebenner is student from Salt Lake City, UT. Betebenner attends Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA and is majoring in Psychology and minoring in Political Science and Women’s and Gender studies. She is an intern with Equality For HER’s Internship Program and is in the process of completing research related to body dysmorphia and media representation. Betebenner is committed to understanding and educating others about the intersectionality of oppression. Further, she is passionate about discovering the impact oppression has on the individual psyche.
Emma Farina grew up in Jackson, MI and is now a student at Saint Xavier University in Chicago studying Sociology and Political Science. Emma is a vegetarian and is invested in living a sustainable lifestyle. Emma is bisexual and an intersectional feminist.
Katherine Cabrera- Hunt is an intern with Equality for HER, and currently works at Vanguard as a processing associate in her hometown of Philadelphia, PA. Her career aspirations include serving underrepresented groups to promote Financial literacy and language access – as she is fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in the French language. As a recent 2018 alumni of Colby College in Waterville, Maine, she majored as a French and Government double major.
Aaisha Salman is a feminist and writer, living in Karachi, Pakistan. Salman is a recent graduate of a Social Sciences and Liberal Arts program, a teacher and a researcher. She is also an intern with Equality for HER’s internship program.