BOMA BROWN, Founder & Board Member
Originally from Nigeria, Boma has lived in Botswana and the United States, and is happy to call Victoria home. She founded SNIWWOC in 2014 after experiencing frustrations with the lack of culturally sensitive reproductive health support in Victoria, BC.
Currently the Director of Internal Affairs for the Vancouver Island Public Interest Research Group, she assists SNIWWOC with the monthly dinner series, Food With A Side of Community.
SELENA BELTRAN, Board Member
Selina is a queer Indigenous woman from Tsleil-Waututh Nation. She currently lives in Lekwengen and WASANEC territories, and is a student at the University of Victoria working towards a social work degree.
Selina assists with special event logistics, and Food With A Side of Community.
ILLY DIAZ, Board Member
Originally from Puerto Rico, Illy is currently a PhD student at the University of Waterloo . Her research focuses on the links between coffee and food sovereignty in Puerto Rico.
A founding member of SNIWWOC, she assists with workshop design and training facilitators.
MICHELLE BROWN, Board Member
Michelle combines a wealth of experience working in a library environment, and currently in tech. She is an avid writer and poet and enjoys exploring reproductive justice through her work. She has been part of SNIWWOC for a year and looks forward to doing more work around reproductive justice.
She is responsible for our arts based programming.
ELLA STOLK-IACHETTI, Project Assistant
Ella is currently working to obtain a Bachelor's degree in Education. Ella grew up watching her mom work as a Midwife, which helped develop her interest in reproductive justice. As a Black woman, Ella is extremely passionate about any work helping WOC in their fight for justice and equality.
Ella is responsible for multiple day-to-day administration tasks, event support, and fundraising.
CAMILLE IVERSEN, Event & Fundraising Assistant (practicum)
Freshly arrived in Victoria, Camille is finishing her bachelors in Communications at Royal Roads University. With a background of communications, she focuses on the stories that need to be told and advocating for women. As a WOC and a firm believer in the need to fight for health and reproductive rights, she is eager to help arrange support and education to those who need it.
During Camille's practicum, she will coordinate fundraising and event planning for SNIWWOC's Annual Cocktail Fundraiser.