Meet our Scholars

WomenNC has established a prestigious “Local to Global to Local” scholarship: a leadership training program for university students to conduct research on the status of women in North Carolina.
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2021
Kerry Rork
Duke
The Effects of COVID-19 on Housing Insecurity for Single Women of Color in Durham, NC
2021
Gabriela Goodman
UNC-CH
COVID-19 Effects on Childcare Access and Maternal Career Outcomes in Durham, NC
2021
Camille Lacueille
NCSU
Wake County Public School's Reproductive Health Education Policies: Barriers to Female Empowerment?
2021
Margaret Gaw
Duke
COVID-19 Effects on Affordable Reproductive Healthcare Services in Durham, NC
2021
Sara Luber
NCSU
The Green-Feminine Stereotype and its Effect On Sustainable Consumption in Durham and Greensboro, NC
2019
Bridget Pittman-Blackwell
NCCU
An Examination of Dress Code Policies Influencing Body Shame, Sexualization and the Learning Environment of African American Middle School Girls
2019
Isa van der Drift
UNC-CH
Barriers to Reproductive Health and Economic Empowerment in Durham, NC
2019
Jackie Lanning
NCSU
The Impact of Environmental Toxins on Maternal & Child Health in Durham, North Carolina
2019
Samia Noor
Duke
How to Reduce Violence Against Women Who Experience Intimate Partner Violence in Durham, North Carolina
2019
Leticia Ross
NCCU
Employment Experiences for Women Transitioning from Incarceration Back Home to Durham, NC
2019
Marjorie Naila Segule
NCSU
The State of Trans-Inclusive Healthcare at the UNC System Universities
2019
Siani Antoine
UNC-CH
Oral Health Disparities in Women Within Rural Eastern North Carolina
2019
Rosie Tran
UNC-CH
Menstruation, Stigma, & Reproductive Health Education in North Carolina
2018
Amelia Steinbach
Duke
The Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence, HIV, and Affordable Housing Options in Durham, North Carolina
2018
Amy Jiang
Duke
DPS Professional Learning Communities: Fostering Equity and 21st Century Skills in CS Education
2018
Jada Hester
NCSU
Awareness and the Personal Challenges Associated with the Racialized Wage Gap Among Women in Durham, North Carolina
2018
Kaitlin Galindo
UNC-CH
Barriers to Immigrant Women in the Raleigh Metropolitan Area
2018
Sara Darwish
NCSU
Menstrual Equity in Public Higher Education
2017
Allory Bors
UNC-CH
Counteracting Gendered Impacts of Gentrification: Improving Affordable Housing Access for Women of Color in Durham County
2017
Cara Pugh
UNC-CH
Counteracting Gendered Impacts of Gentrification: Improving Affordable Housing Access for Women of Color in Durham County
2017
Joel Tinkler
UNC-CH
Counteracting Gendered Impacts of Gentrification: Improving Affordable Housing Access for Women of Color in Durham County
2017
Lauren Trushin
UNC-CH
Counteracting Gendered Impacts of Gentrification: Improving Affordable Housing Access for Women of Color in Durham County
2017
Caitlyn Grimes
Meredith
Rebranding Feminism to the Rural Audience: How to Utilize the Message of the Women’s Movement in Southern Rural Communities
2016
Cristy Villalobos
Meredith
Reproductive Rights of Girls and Women Who Are Incarcerated
2016
Lauren Frey
NCSU
Dating and Sexual Violence Youth Prevention Education In Durham, North Carolina
2016
Zoe Willingham
Duke
The Gender Wage Gap in Durham County
2015
Leah Ford
UNC-CH
Towards a More Sustainable Environment: Addressing Poverty for Women of Color and Their Children
2015
Madelaine Katz
Duke
Domestic Violence & Immigration: Eliminating Barriers to Support for Non-Citizen Surviors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
2015
Maya Krishnan
NCSU
Identifying Pipeline Roadblocks for Minority Women into Political Leadership Positions in North Carolina Policy Brief
2014
Justine Schnitzler
NCSU
Women and Health: Funding & Supporting Reproductive Health Clinics
2014
Dana Raphael
Duke
Effects of Sexual Education as a Means to Prevent Sexual Assault
2014
Josh King
UNC-CH
Night Falls Fast: Preventing Suicide in Trans Youth
2014
Liv Alvarado
Meredith
Women in the Military: Family Support & Respect in the Workplace
2014
Mina Ezikpe
Duke
Women in the Prison System: Mechanisms for Re-Entry
2014
Dina Shehata
NCSU
Women Leaders and the Media: Journey to the Top
2014
Alison Domonoske
UNC-CH
Women and Labor: Evolution of Global Hospitality Housekeeping Work
2013
Isabella Higgins
UNC-CH
Millennium Development Goals 4 & 5 – Reduce Child Mortality & Improve Maternal Health - NC Model: Durham Connects
2013
Sarah Scriven
Duke
Young Adult Involvement in Social Justice – Local, National & International - NC Model: WomenNC Student Fellowship Program
2013
Amy Watson
UNC-CH
Promote Healthy Relational Norms & Messages – to Fight Teen Violence - NC Model: Compass Center
2013
Alexandria Polk
NCSU
Women’s Empowerment Through Education – Advancing in STEM (NC Model: The PURPOSE Institute)
2013
Max Seunik
UNC-CH
U.N. Post-2015 Agenda – Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment & Gender-Based Violence - NC Model: NC Women United
2012
Brian Min
UNC-CH
Men’s Role in the Prevention of Violence Against Women (Model – NCCASA & Men Can Stop Rape)
2012
Elisabeth Wise
UNCG
Rape Culture in Society & the Media (Model – The Girls Inc.)
2012
Marzia Nawrozi
Meredith
Violence Against Immigrants & Refugee Women (Model – Interact & Kiran)
2012
Molly Williams
UNC-CH
Domestic Violence: Education & Empowerment for NC Victims (Model – The MOVE Program – Mothers Overcome Violence via Education & Empowerment)
2012
Yolanda Fair
UNC-CH
Human Trafficking Policy and Legislation (Model -Justice Matters, Inc. and Legal Aid of NC)
2011
Abby Bouchon
UNC-CH
Importance of Community Health Systems for Rural NC Women
2011
Becca Bishopric
NCSU
Eliminating Sex Trafficking: Solutions for Global & Local Crime, N.C. Status
2011
Hannah Nemer
UNC-CH
Women & Technology through Education
2011
Mariamawit Tadesse
Meredith
Local Farmers Living in the Shadow of Monopolies (Model – The Produce Box)
2011
Anuja Acharya
NCSU
Political Participation of Rural NC Women (Model – Lillian’s List)
2010
Annie Clark
UNC-CH
Interpersonal Violence Prevention & US Higher Education Policy
2010
Kristen Brugh
UNC-CH
Child Labor in North Carolina Agriculture: Human Rights Frameworks for the Girl Child
2010
Kimmie Garner
UNC-CH
Sex Education Policies & Adolescent Pregnancy (Model – El Pueblo & Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Campaign)
2010
Katie Starr
NCSU
Sex Trafficking in North Carolina
2009
Amanda Eubanks
Meredith
Domestic Violence in North Carolina (Model – InterAct of Wake County)
2009
Anita Sivakumar
NCSU
Why the U.S. has not ratified CEDAW…Yet?
2009
Courtney Scott
Shaw
Women & Health (Model – Pretty in Pink Foundation)
2009
Schree Greene
Bennett
N.C. Laws Concerning Women-Domestic Violence, Employment, & the Economy