2013 Biographies

Yolanda Fair

Yolanda Fair is a third year law student at UNC-Chapel Hill, with an undergraduate degree from Tufts University in Boston, MA.  On-campus service include UNC Law Pro Bono Program, notes editor of NC Journal of Law & Technology, International Criminal Law Chair of Intl. & Comparative Law Organization, and 2007 co-founder of Tufts Modern Day Slavery Committee, focusing on human trafficking. She volunteered as a legal analyst intern in Uganda. Yolanda is originally from Durham, NC. As a CSW Fellow Yolanda hopes to focus on how the legal system addresses human trafficking, opportunities and challenges.

Brian Min

As a senior at UNC-Chapel Hill, Brian Min is majoring in Psychology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Varied activity participation as Chair of UNC Student Govt. Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Outreach Committee, Resident Assistant, Social Media intern for One Act (Interpersonal Violence Prevention Peer Education), UNC A Cappella leadership roles, and International Student Orientation Counselor.  He has served as a YMCA Boomerang tutor, UNC Women’s Center 1st Response volunteer, and ESL teacher.   Brian brings an international perspective as a native Korean.  His CSW focus will include revealing options and solutions for men’s participation as a pivotal element to decreasing violence against women locally and globally.

Marzia Nawrozi

Marzia Nawrozi, a senior at Meredith College, is majoring in International Studies, minoring in Political Science.  College activities include Model UN team member, staff writer for a Meredith College publication, Meredith Intl. Association, and Public Leadership Education Network.  Public service internship volunteer at Department of Labor (Womens Bureau), Afghan Women Lawyer Foundation, Youth for Understanding, and WomenNC. Marzia shares her experiences via the Afghan Women Writing Project.  Her goal is to bring awareness to marginalized women of their rights and lead them to options to reach their full potential.

Molly Williams

Molly Williams is a sophomore at UNC-Chapel Hill, studying Public Policy and Sociology. Her extensive involvement includes Co-Chair of Carolina Against Slavery & Trafficking (CAST), Intl Justice Mission Advocacy Chair, develops collateral at Women’s Center, and member of Student Government Sexual Harassment Advisory Board. She volunteers at the Orange County Rape Crisis Center, an English Tutor for Burmese Refugees, and led students on summer inner-city home repair.  Considering her CSW Fellowship will focus will be on UNC campus assault policies and empowerment tools for rape victims at county crisis center.

Elisabeth Wise

Elisabeth Wise is the first CSW fellow from UNC-Greensboro, and a Senior majoring in Sociology.  Elisabeth is the current VP of UNC-G Legal Professions Association, writer for The Carolinian paper, with leadership roles in Disciplinary Council and the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance.   She has served the public as a volunteer in animal shelters, museums, youth soccer, and most poignantly at Savannah, GA’s Domestic Violence Center.  Her goal as a future attorney is to support and empower victims of domestic violence and help to alter societal perceptions.
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