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UWO Women’s Center

Campus Center for Equity & Diversity
717 W. Irving Ave.
Oshkosh, WI 54901

(920) 424-0963
womenscenter@uwosh.edu


Spring 2021 Hours:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Women’s Center Staff

We have an enthusiastic staff who are eager to work with others on campus and in the community to support gender equity in Oshkosh. Come by and meet us!

Dr. Alicia Johnson

Dr. Alicia Johnson

Director

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Phone: (920) 424-3247

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Dr. Alicia Johnson has served as Director of the Women’s Center since July 2016. She serves as a campus representative for the Oshkosh Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) and the institutional representative for the Wisconsin Women in Higher Education Leadership. Some of her leadership and campus service commitments include co-leading the Culture of Respect Collective Campus Leadership Team; co-chairing the Gender Equity Council; serving as a Team Fellow for Soccer, an Equity Coordinator, and a S.A.F.E. trainer; and serving as a member on the Women’s and Gender Studies Steering Committee, Workplace Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Council, Title IX Committee, Inclusive Excellence Council, Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, and the Academic Support of Inclusive Excellence Advisory Group. Since her arrival on campus, Dr. Johnson, in collaboration with campus partners, has secured approximately $325,000 in internal and external funding from the UW Oshkosh Green Fund, American Association of University Women, and the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women.

Dr. Johnson has a Ph.D. in Sport Studies with a specialization in Socio-Cultural Studies, cognate in Cultural Anthropology, and certificates in Women’s Studies, Grant Writing and Proposal Development, and Graduate Teaching from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She also has a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on Athletic Counseling from Springfield College (MA) and a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with minors in Biology and Sports Medicine from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

In her personal time, Dr. Johnson serves as the President for the Oshkosh Branch of the American Association of University Women, is a member of the Food Justice Team for the Oshkosh Food Co-op, and is the caretaker for an two adorable chihuahuas named Miki and Rosie.

Eliza Farrow

Eliza Farrow

Program Assistant

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Eliza joined the Women’s Center staff in September 2014 and the LGBTQ+ Resource Center staff in September 2019. They have a BA in Women’s and Gender Studies, Psychology, and Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design and a certificate in LGBTQ Studies from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. They co-wrote and designed a feminist tongue-in-cheek cookbook, Cooking Up a Revolution: A Feminist Tale of Food and Talking Back, as a fundraiser for the Women’s Center. Eliza launched the Women’s Center’s Level Up! A Feminist Gaming Initiative as a way to spread media literacy, create community, and provide action steps to making gaming and nerd spaces more inclusive and safe. They were awarded the July 2018 STAR Award and the 2019 Queer Staff/Faculty Award for their service to the LGBTQ+ community at UW Oshkosh and in the Oshkosh Area Community. Outside of their roles at UW Oshkosh they run an LGBTQ+ Youth Group for middle and high school students in the community, volunteer at the Time Community Theater and Fit Oshkosh (local non-profits), and run a video game themed YouTube channel, Super Mochi.

 
Amanda Martinez

Amanda Martinez

Social Work (BSW) Intern

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Amanda Martinez is majoring in Social Work with minors in Social Justice and Spanish. Amanda has been actively involved with the McNair Scholars Program and the Student Organization of Latinos. She is passionate about social justice issues and becoming an advocate for underrepresented populations. Through this internship Amanda hopes to gain the knowledge and skills needed to promote social justice. After graduation in Spring of 2021, Amanda plans to attend graduate school to receive her Masters in Social Work.

Nou Xiong

Nou Xiong

Human Services Leadership Intern

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Nou Xiong is a Human Services Leadership major in her last semester at UWO. She has a strong passion to give back to the community through supporting those that are in need. Nou is hoping to expand her knowledge through the Women’s Center in order to build upon her existing base knowledge. Nou’s lifetime goal is to continue learning from different groups of people and to understand their experiences. 

Courtney Stubbe

Courtney Stubbe

Human Services Leadership Intern

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Courtney Stubbe is a Human Services Leadership Major and is in her last semester at UWO. Courtney has a strong passion for helping the campus community. She is actively involved in Sorority Life and is Vice President of the Reeve Advisory Council. After graduating, Courtney plans to attend graduate school for Higher Education and Student Affairs focusing on campus involvement. By interning at the Women’s Center, Courtney is hoping to gain skills and knowledge to better support campus life to create a more inclusive experience for all students.

Beth Bouche

Beth Bouche

Human Services Leadership Intern

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Beth Bouche is in her last semester at UWO majoring in Human Service Leadership and working towards the Global Scholar Certificate. Beth has a passion for gender equity, social justice, and environmental issues. She is the current OSA senator advocate for non-traditional and transfer students. Beth is excited to use this internship to expand her skill set for the helping professions and amplify her knowledge about gender and gender minority issues After graduation, Beth plans on pursuing her master’s degree to further her knowledge and develop her leadership skills.

Natalie Dominguez

Natalie Dominguez

Human Services Leadership Intern

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Natalie Dominguez is majoring in Human Services and Leadership with minors in Anthropology and Social Justice along with pursuing a certificate in Indigenous Studies. Natalie has been actively involved in the Student Organization of Latino/a(s), the TRIO: SSS program and the Department of Residence Life. These experiences have sparked her passion of advocating for marginalized populations and becoming educated about ongoing social justice issues. Natalie hopes to expand her knowledge, experiences, and education through her internship at the Women’s Center to become a better advocate and ally. After graduation in Spring of 2021, Natalie plans to attend graduate school to receiver her Masters in Higher Education.

Ayak Deng

Ayak Deng

Women's and Gender Studies Intern

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Ayak Deng is in her last semester at UWO majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Women’s and Gender Studies. Ayak has a passion for community service, mental health and advocacy work. After graduation she plans on working towards her goal of becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist. Ayak is excited to be working at the Women’s Center and is hoping to gain the skills to advocate and serve within professional standards.

Makayla Grimm

Makayla Grimm

Women's and Gender Studies Intern

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Makayla Grimm is majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies with a LGBTQ Studies Certificate. Makayla is passionate about healthcare and finding ways to become a better advocate for underrepresented populations within the healthcare system. Makayla is excited to further her knowledge and skills to best serve her community as well as future patients through her internship at the Women’s Center. After graduation in Spring of 2021, Makayla plans to attend graduate school to receive her master’s in nursing. 

Jill Jensen

Jill Jensen

Social Work (MSW) Intern

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Jill Jensen is a first-year graduate student at UWO in the Master of Social Work program concentrating in clinical mental health. Jill is passionate about reproductive justice and empowering marginalized communities through their voices and experiences. As an intern at the Women’s Center, Jill hopes to expand her knowledge about trauma-informed care and principles of diversity and equity. Jill currently works as a Crisis Counselor for Family Services of Northeast Wisconsin and previously worked with adolescents in the foster care system. After graduation, Jill hopes to obtain her license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and to help others strengthen their mental health and wellness. In her free time, Jill enjoys spending time with her dog Ollie and cat Poppy, watching mind numbing Netflix shows, and enjoying the great outdoors.