Welcome Eesha Pandit to the blog!

Eesha PanditWe are super psyched to announce our new summer guest blogger, Eesha Pandit.

Eesha is the Women’s Rights Manager at Breakthrough. She is the former Director of Advocacy at MergerWatch, where she worked on the Raising Women’s Voices project, a national initiative working to make sure women’s voices are heard and women’s concerns are addressed in national health reform policy. Previously, Eesha served as Associate Director of Programs at the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program (CLPP) and has been a weekly staff writer for RH Reality Check. She has also worked with the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at Harvard University and Amnesty International USA’s Women’s Rights Program. She serves on the board of the New York Abortion Access Fund and the National Network of Abortion Funds. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and the University of Chicago.

You can find more of Eesha’s blogging at Crunk Feminist Collective.

Eesh and I go back to CLPP’s Reproductive Justice Conference, which we both organized and which Feministing has covered for a couple years now.

Look for her posts starting this afternoon.

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Jos Truitt is Executive Director of Development at Feministing. She joined the team in July 2009, became an Editor in August 2011, and Executive Director in September 2013. She writes about a range of topics including transgender issues, abortion access, and media representation. Jos first got involved with organizing when she led a walk out against the Iraq war at her high school, the Boston Arts Academy. She was introduced to the reproductive justice movement while at Hampshire College, where she organized the Civil Liberties and Public Policy Program’s annual reproductive justice conference. She has worked on the National Abortion Federation’s hotline, was a Field Organizer at Choice USA, and has volunteered as a Pro-Choice Clinic Escort. Jos has written for publications including The Guardian, Bilerico, RH Reality Check, Metro Weekly, and the Columbia Journalism Review. She has spoken and trained at numerous national conferences and college campuses about trans issues, reproductive justice, blogging, feminism, and grassroots organizing. Jos completed her MFA in Printmaking at the San Francisco Art Institute in Spring 2013. In her "spare time" she likes to bake and work on projects about mermaids.

Jos Truitt is an Executive Director of Feministing in charge of Development.

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