Staff

Coordinator
Susan Castagnetto
Phone: (909) 607-8018
Email: scastagn@scrippscollege.edu

Susan Castagnetto has served as Coordinator since 1999.  She also teaches courses in Gender & Women’s Studies and Philosophy at Scripps College and Pomona College, including Philosophy of Feminism, Feminist Ethics, Feminism and Science, and Women, Crime and Punishment.  She has worked extensively with community-based organizations that address feminist issues, particularly focusing on criminal justice, and has developed partnerships to sponsor projects and events.  In 2007-2008, she was a fellow with the Women’s Policy Institute, sponsored by Women’s Foundation of California, working with other fellows to develop and pass state legislation extending the amount of time that parents in prison have to meet requirements for reuniting with their children in foster care.  She organizes a series of creative writing workshops each semester that brings together students at the Claremont Colleges and women incarcerated at the California Institution for Women.  She holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Santa Clara and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stanford University.

Program Assistant
Marney Martin
Phone: (909) 621-8274
Email: mmartin@scrippscollege.edu

Marney Martin joined the Intercollegiate Feminist Center for Teaching, Research and Engagement as program assistant in October 2016. Marney has been a member of the Claremont Colleges community since 2013, previously serving in the Office of the President and Board of Trustees at Scripps College. Marney is a native of Chicago, IL and is currently living in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. She holds a B.S. in Finance and M.A. in Economics from Eastern Illinois University, as well as a Human Resources Professional certification. Marney has greater than fifteen years’ experience spearheading and coordinating diversity and inclusion initiatives in the public and private sectors.

Administrative Assistant
Phoebe Bass
Phone: (909) 607-3250
Email: pbass@scrippscollege.edu

 


IFC STUDENT WORKERS

Daniela Bond is a junior at Pomona College and a Posse scholar from Miami, Florida. She is majoring in Media Studies and minoring in Psychology. Daniela joined the Intercollegiate Feminist Center in 2018. She is also the Title IX Advocacy Director for ASPC. Last summer, she interned at the Feminist Majority Foundation in Los Angeles. In her free time, she loves reading and watching movies/TV shows.

 

Liwam Nerayo is a junior at Pomona College studying Public Policy Analysis with a concentration in Biology. She enjoys listening to R&B music, visiting the Natural History Museum in LA and walking by the Pomona College Farm. Liwam joined the Intercollegiate Feminist Center in 2018 and is excited to explore resources that center women in international Black Liberation Movements. She also worked with the 5C Prison Abolition Club and the Claremont Christian Fellowship. Liwam would like to collaboratively create events that explore the intersections of queer, black feminist praxis and Prison Abolition.

 

 

Annamae Sax (She/Her/They/Them) is a first-year graduate student at Claremont Graduate University getting her Master’s in Applied Women’s Studies with a concentration in Cultural Studies. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2018 with a double Bachelor’s in Creative Writing with a focus in Poetry and Gender and Women’s Studies with a focus in Queer, Trans, and Sexuality Studies. Annamae joined the Intercollegiate Feminist Center in 2018, and also works as a residence blogger for the Kingsley and Kate Tufts Poetry Blog. Her main areas of focus are on outreach, healing, and transformative justice for LGBTQIA+ survivors of sexual assault, as well as prison reform/abolition and understanding addiction to further aid those struggling with it. Annamae loves to travel, having lived in both Italy and Ireland as an undergraduate student, and enjoys hiking, camping, and body modification. Her time is best spent with her dog, Loaf, and a cup of tea.

 

Hannah Weissler is a senior at Scripps College from Washington, D.C. She is majoring in Politics and minoring in Psychology. Hannah joined the Intercollegiate Feminist Center in spring 2017 and has been running social media, managing library resources, and event planning. She was previously an intern at the American Association of University Women where she researched institutional barriers facing female faculty in higher education within the tenure acquisition process and lobbied on Capitol Hill for gender equity related bills. Hannah has also interned with Congressman Jamie Raskin and D.C. Public Schools’ Compliance and Policy Division. She hopes to continue down this path of policy, specifically in the realm of education and focus on how current policies are affecting women, as well as other marginalized groups, in the classroom.