JULIA SAKOWITZ (’19) is a junior from New York City majoring in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Stanford.
A pre-med, she is particularly interested in issues of women’s health and violence against women on campus, nationally, and worldwide. Working in Family Planning research, she has seen firsthand what it looks like to provide accessible contraception and abortion and looks forward to bringing that experience from the clinic to Gender News.
Julia is also involved in the Jewish community at Stanford, where she has pioneered several feminist and interfaith initiatives during her time at Stanford, including Feminist Seder and Stanford’s first Sikh-Jewish Interfaith Dinner. She currently serves as co-President of the Jewish Student Association.