Aziria Rodríguez is a political science graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, a community organizer, and a web developer. In Puerto Rico she worked for two major non-profits, tackling problems of government transparency, technology accessibility, capacity building and economic development. Currently, she is pursuing her master’s degree in Comparative Media Studies at MIT. There she hopes to study and understand collective cultural and media creation, with an emphasis on the development of participatory and collective tools that promote empowerment, equality, and justice.
Mel Monier (she/they; @moniermel) is a PhD student in the Department of Communication and Media at the University of Michigan. They use queer and intersectional