IWL Staff 2017 - 2018

Magnolia Ditzler

Student Director

Magnolia Ditzler

Majors/Minors: Gender Studies & Hispanich Studies

Favorite Movie: 10 Things I Hate About You

Involvement: Hynes Scolars Alumna, Prism,  PRP & Ful Circle Greenhouse

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? 

Authentic Courage! Living out our values and being an example to others!

What does the IWL mean to you? 

IWL is a resource for bennies to become themsleves through learning, action and dialouge.

Annabelle Larson

Public Relations Coordinator

Annabelle Larson

Majors/Minors: Global Business Leadership and Communications

Favorite Movie: Pride and Prejudice

Involvement: CSB Women's Choir

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? Women's Leadership is the confidence to stand in a room full of people and know you have the right answers and the right methods to communicate them. Women's Leadership is what CSB stands for: thinking critically, leading courageously, and advocating passionately. 

What does the IWL mean to you? The IWL is the perfect place for women to express those goals that CSB encourages. Women are the shapers of the world. When we educate and encourage women we are educating and encouraging the next generation. The women that came before us plowed the path, let's pave it!

Lucy Dornbach

Program Coordinator

Lucy Dornbach 

Majors/Minors: Gender Studies and Hispanic Studies majors and Political Science minor 

Favorite Movie: The Princess Diaries 

Involvement: IWL, Entending the Link, Center for Ethical Leadership in Action Cohort, Hynes Schoalrs Alumna, Peer Resource Program, Benedictine Friends Program 

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? 

Women's Leadership means supporting and creating opportunities for all types of women to run the world in whatever capacity they choose. When I think of women in leadership I see world peace. 

What does the IWL mean to you? The IWL symbolizes a community of women form all backgrounds working together to support and encourage women in leadership. It's a place and community where Bennies can feel empowered to take risks and feel supported in doing so. 

Melissa Yang

Program Coordinator

 

Melissa Yang 

Majors/Minors: Biology, Asian Studies minor 

Involvement: IWL 

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? Women’s Leadership is learning to be an efficient leader while redefining the barriers of being a woman. It is obtaining the materials necessary to acquire the confidence that will help you become more comfortable in initiating and engaging in conversation, and to advocate for women everywhere including yourself. Women Leadership is about preserving and learning to appreciate one-self so that you can become a role model and set an example to those around you.

What does the IWL mean to you? IWL serves as a resource and foundation that helps me become the person I am proud of. It provides me with a refreshing perspective of myself as I continue to build upon my strengths and weakness. 

Zoua Pa Vang

Intercultural Women's Representative

Zoua Pa Vang

Majors/Minors: Chemistry

Hometown: Minneapolis, MN

Favorite Movie: --

Involvement: HAIS

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? Women’s
leadership to me means a form of women’s empowerment engaging in discussion questions for personal growth.

What does the IWL mean to you? IWL means to me an opportunity to inspire, build, and empower future leaders on campus.

Anna Peichel

Feminist Social Justice Coordinator

Anna Piechel

Majors/Minors: Political Science major and Communication minor

Favorite Movie: Moana

Involvement:  Hynes Scholars Alumna, President of PRISM, Austria Study Abroad Program

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? 

It means having the confidence to speak your mind nad be the change you want to see in the world. 

What does the IWL mean to you?

IWL is a place in which women can be empowered, find their voice, and raise the issues they believe are impacting them here at CSB. 

Breanna Gates

Program Coordinator

Breanna Gates 

Majors/Minors: Communication major, Psychology minor 

Favorite Movie: Titanic

Involvement: HR Club President, CSB Basketball Team 

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? 

Women's Leadership first and foremost is SO important. It is women inspriring through leading and empowering others. A leader prepares all women to have a greater impact on their peers, coworkers, and employers. Women's Leadership is a domino effect. 

What does the IWL mean to you?

The IWL prepares me and provides me with the tools to e a successful woman in college and after. IWL also teaches me to a confident leader and equips me with relationships with empowering women. 

Kalila Moua

Hynes Scholars Student Coordinator

Kalila Moua

Majors/Minors: Computer Science

Favorite Movie: Moana and Hidden Figures

Involvement:  Hynes Scholars Alumna

What does Women's Leadership mean to you? 

To me, women’s leadership means gender equity
and equal opportunity. Women’s leadership also means courage, boldness, and
humbleness. Women’s leadership can mean being a CEO, team leader, or grassroots
organizer. Women in any sector can be leaders.

What does the IWL mean to you?

IWL is a place for voices to be heard and is for Bennies to discover their own inner confidence. IWL is an institute whichbelieves in the abilities of Bennies to become current and future leaders.