Former Student Directors

Lucy Dornbach


  • Keynote Speaker: Ibtihaj Muhammad 
  • Spring Break Trip: Rwanda 

Magnolia Ditzler                         

Spring 2018 

  • Keynote Speakers: Jessamyn Stanley, Sandra Kim, Kyla Lacey, Andi Ziesler
  • Spring Break Trip to Paris 
  • Pro Life Pro Choice Pro Dialouge 
  • Queer Bennie Panel 
  • Feminsim as a Political Issue 
  • Financial Life Decisions 
  • Mujerista, Womanist, Feminist 

Michelle Ozanich

Fall 2017

  • Spring Break Trip to Paris 
  • Girl Boss Series 
  • Flambeau River Trip 

Lisa Tu


  • May Term: Seoul, South Korea
  • V-Day Events Benefiting Anna Marie's Alliance
  • Building Leadership One Bennie at a Time, Ecofeminism Fair, Self-Love Women's Day Conference, Monthly-Women on the Wall, & Natural Beauty Day T-Shirt Design Competition Launched
  • Hunger and Homelessness Week Speaker Julia Dinsmore
  • Added new positions: Feminist Social Justice Coordinator

Leah Ranta

2014 - 2015

  • May Term: Istanbul, Bursa, and Cappadocia
  • Key Note Speakers: Iranian Author, Marjane Satrapi, and Dr. Sumaya Farooq Sammie
  • Added new positions: First Years Forward Coordinator, Hynes Scholars Coordinator, and Event Planning Coordinator

Gaby Galeano


  • May Term: Berlin, Prague, and Budapest
  • Key Note Speakers: Donna Freitas and Geena Davis
  • Added new positions: Intercultural Women's Representative

Elizabeth Beaty

2011 - 2013

  • May Term: United Arab Emirates (2012) and Scandinavia and the Baltic States (2013)
  • Keynote Speakers: Vandana Shiva, Kit Deslauriers, Anne Marie Slaughter and Tererai Trent
  • Lunch with a Leader: Carol Howe-Veenstra
  • The "F" Word: Feminism Discussion
  • "She's a Slut, He's a Stud" Book Group
  • Banning the Burka in France
  • International CSB Women Panel
  • Hynes Scholars Cohort launched

Carrie Vandelac

2009 - 2011

  • May Term: Ireland, Russia
  • Key Note Speakers: Guerrilla Girls, Anousheh Ansari and Jessica Valenti
  • Full Frontal Feminism book group
  • Benedictine values Leadership Dinner with Cheryl Crozier
  • Iron Ladies of Liberia film showing
  • Long Weekend Expedition to South Dakota
  • Winter Break Expedition to Camp Menogyn
  • SheFest launched
  • Women, Horses, and Leadership

Georgia Welle

2008 - 2009

  • Hot Chocolate Hot Topics: Being a Christian Woman in Jordan, Women in the Military
  • Save Lids to Save Lives
  • Passive Programming: Organic Tampons
  • Anna Marie's Alliance Volunteering
  • Women Going Green: Beauty and Hygiene
  • Guerilla Girls Workshop

Alexa Gallet

2007 - 2008

  • May Term: United Arab Emirates 

Cassie Brokke

2006 - 2007

  • Female Genital Cutting - Kathleen Ohman
  • Women and the Nonprofit Sector: "Doing Well While Doing Good"
  • Feminist Theology and the Church Today - Vincent Smiles
  • Women's Safety Presentation

Theresa Malton
2005 - 2006

  • First full-year the IWL programmed
  • In Touch Mentee program launched

Bethany Heinzen
2004 - 2005

Lisa Baker
2003 - 2004