PROJECT CONSENT EXECUTIVE

 

SARA L.

founder and executive director

Sara Li is a twenty-year-old sophomore at the University of Kansas, where she is majoring in Journalism and Creative Writing. She started Project Consent when she was in high school and has been expanding its work since then. In her spare time, Sara also contributes to MTV, Elite Daily, Thought Catalog, and more. She's a huge advocate of using her voice for positive change and inspiring others to live their best self. As director of Project Consent, Sara oversees all operations to ensure that our mission continues being spread all over the world. You can contact her at her email: sara@projectconsent.com or reach her on Twitter!

managing director

MICHELLE Z.

Michelle Zhang is a third-year student at the University of Texas at Austin studying English, Business Honors, and Plan II. Her passions include graphic design, copy editing, YA literature, and the expansive world of cinema. Having joined Project Consent in its baby phases, she's proud to watch its growth and development over the years — and can't wait to see where it goes next. When she's not working, she enjoys drinking copious amounts of bubble tea and stalking Ezra Koenig on social media. You can contact Michelle at her email: michelle@projectconsent.com or her Twitter.

social media director

MACKENZIE C.

Mackenzie Cakebread is twenty-year old student at the University of Toronto, where she studies Socio-Cultural Anthropology. After joining Project Consent in 2015, she has taken on the role of Social Director, with dedication to using social media as a tool for social change. In her spare time, Mackenzie practices classical ballet and attempts to turn her dogs into Instagram sensations. She hopes to continue to work in the field of justice by pursuing law school. She hopes to use her position with Project Consent to constantly remind people of their value: priceless. You can contact her at her email: mackenzie@projectconsent.com or Twitter.

editorial director

OLIVIA Y.

Olivia Yusuf is a twenty-two-year-old Western University graduate where she studied Criminology and Psychology. Her interests include immigration law, learning about different cultures, and popular culture. She hopes to pursue a career in the communications and public relations field. When she's not busy working or writing, she likes to spend her time traveling, and procrastinating by going on long drives. As Project Consent’s Editorial Director, she spearheads the editorial staff to ensure that original content is being published on the website. You can contact Olivia by email at olivia@projectconsent.com or on Twitter!

LIV M.

communications director

Liv Montgomery is a twenty-one year old student that is receiving her A.A. in Liberal Arts this semester and plans to transfer in Spring to receive a B.A. in Public Relations. Her parents have always said that she “has to have the last word,” and she hopes that because of that she can use her voice to raise awareness for what she is passionate about and help create a real change in the world. Liv’s other passions include photography, the world of movie making, rescuing animals, and drinking lots of tea. You can contact Liv at her email: liv@projectconsent.com or her Twitter.

CASEY G.

finance director

Casey is a senior studying Finance and Marketing at the University of Kansas School of Business. She loves travel, Smash Mouth, and every dog she's ever seen. As Finance and Merchandising director she oversees all merchandise sales and budget needs for Project Consent. You can contact Casey at her email: casey@projectconsent.com.

PROJECT CONSENT STAFF

 

GINA

copy editor

Gina Le is a freshman at George Washington University who plans to major in History and pursue the Pre-Law track. She is passionate about social issues, comma splices, avocados, constitutional rights, and using the Internet to bring change to the world.

MAYA

staff writer

Maya Mutter is a student at Mount Allison University pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree. Her passions are writing, traveling, and making grilled peanut butter & Nutella sandwiches. She hopes to inspire young girls, boys, and everyone in between to be rebellious and question everything.

ARIEL

copy editor

Ariel Phoenix is a non-violence educator and graduate student studying leadership and social change. She is a back country traveler, a gatherer of stories, and an artist. She and her dog Jill-hammer can frequently be found trail running, playing frisbee, and tracking.

ALISON

staff writer

Alison has her BA in English and MS in Publishing from Pace University. A consummate culture junkie, she spends most of her time drawing parallels between narratives and current events. Her musings can be heard on The Calamity Justice Podcast.

LINDSEY

staff writer

Lindsey is a reporter and activist living in New York. She works, volunteers, and plays all over the city and tries to live by the motto, "learn stuff, have fun!" When not working, find her playing with her bunny, brunching, or watching contrived reality TV.

JEN

staff writer

Jen Dent is a Registered Nurse, volunteer, and advocate by day. She spends her evenings making YouTube videos and cuddling her dogs. You can often find her laughing hysterically at the Internet. She has multiple projects going on at all times.

LUCY

staff writer

Lucy graduated with a B.A. in History from UCLA, and received her M.A. in Early Modern European History from Yale University. Through Project Consent, she hopes to promote dialogue surrounding rape culture on campus. She enjoys reading and traveling.

STEPHANIE

staff writer

Stephanie Ohumu is a graduate of Human Kinetics from the University of Benin who can't remember anything she was taught in school. She likes to laugh and write.

ALEXI

staff writer

Alexandra is a Graduate Student in Educational Psychology and Social Work program at the University of Central Florida. She is the Peer Educator Coordinator at the UCF Counseling and Psychological Services. She loves kickboxing, feminism, reading, and sweet tea.

MIKE

staff writer

Mike Reynolds is an Ottawa born-and-raised partner to one and father to two girls. He is a communications professional who also writes about the trials and tribulations of fatherhood when it comes to confronting masculinity and raising two girls.

MEGAN

staff writer

Megan Winsor is a maritimer at heart and a recent graduate of the University of Ottawa, where she holds an Honours Bachelor in Public Relations. She has worked with multiple nonprofit organizations including Special Olympics Nova Scotia.

HAILEY

intern

Hailey Robertson is a senior at Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, KS. She hopes to study public health and international policy in the future. In her free-time, Hailey enjoys debate, visiting museums, and perfecting her guac recipe.

KELSEY

staff writer

Kelsey is a student at the University of Manitoba studying Family Social Sciences. In her free time, she enjoys too much Starbucks and spending the day with her dog. She also spends too much time researching the law for someone who isn't a law student.

MADDY

intern

Maddy Louise Rambeau is a young writer and activist. She also is an aspiring photographer and self proclaimed art nerd. In her spare time, she can be found either at the barn riding horses or at the local book store with a green tea in hand. 

ALLY

intern

Ally is a senior in high school at NSU University School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her interests include petting strangers' dogs and trying to figure out how the world works. In addition to her work with Project Consent, she also enjoys going on equal opportunists rants. 

RYAN

intern

Ryan Kogut is a full time student at Missouri State University, pursuing a bachelors degree in Journalism with minors in Psychology and Photography. When not in class or at work he enjoys watching Netflix, taking photos, reading, and creating art.

AMANDA

intern

Amanda Cardinal is a student at Oklahoma State University where she majors in Strategic Communications. When she's not on long walks with her dog Samson, she enjoys traveling, singing, and perfecting her ukulele skills. Line line line line line

AUBREY

intern

Currently a full time student majoring in Psychology at UVU. She hopes to use the arts including photography, writing, and music to help facilitate social change specifically in regards to rape culture and violence against women. 

JESSICA

intern

Jess is currently in Tbilisi doing a placement with the regional UNDP office in Georgia. She is studying a Masters in Conflict, Rights and Justice at SOAS University of London. Some of her pastimes include traveling to random places and a good cup coffee.

NATALIA

graphic designer

Natalia Vasquez is a self-taught graphic designer and illustrator from Chile. She deeply enjoys reading, photography, and learning about social issues. When she's not working in art, she also works as a freelance Spanish-English translator.

ZAYANYA

videographer

Zayanya is a recent graduate in Multimedia Communications from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has a deep passion for sports and works in production for a majority of the Bay Area teams. When she's not working she's usually snap-chatting her dog Leo or eating In-N-Out Burger.

CAELA

graphic designer

Caela Harp is a student at Otis College of Art and Design majoring in Advertising Design and Editorial Photography. In her free time she likes to blow up Hot Pockets in the microwave and purchase things she doesn't really need off Amazon Prime.