About the Team


HELLO I am Erin Nguy, I use she/her/they/them pronouns* and I am the 2016-2017 Women’s Action Commission (WAC) Director. I am a Junior majoring in Political Economy and minoring in Diversity Studies.

I am a loud and proud intersectional bi-racial feminist whose main goal this year is to expand and cultivate feminism here at the University of Washington through programming and community building.

Fun Fact: I have a deep love affair with Judge Judy at the IMA.

If you want to get involved and if you have any questions, or if there is something else you feel I should know or that WAC should be involved in, do not hesitate to reach out to me via email or by stopping by during office hours**.

Contact me by email at asuwomn@uw.edu or by telephone at (206)543-1817.


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I’m Cai Wang, I use they/them* pronouns and am the current Queer Feminine Narratives Facilitator for 2016-2017!

I have a passion for intersectional feminism and cultivating a community and space that values everyone’s identities and stories.
Fun fact: My favorite feel good game is Kirby and the Amazing Mirror
Name: Maddy McKeague, Event and Logistics Coordinator
Pronouns: She/Her*
Fun Fact: There’s about a 1 in 5 chance that I will cry because of how cute a dog is
Why are you passionate about feminism? I am passionate about feminism in all of its nuances, all of its history, and all of the intersectionality that it encompasses. Representation matters and, as a woman of color, I owe it to myself to be the woman I needed to look up to as a child. In the current political and social climate, I believe it more important than ever to fight for empowerment and equity through whatever means I can.


Name: Yana Georgiana Chakalo, Senate Liason

Pronouns: she/her/they/them*

Fun fact: I am Bulgarian and I am diagnosed with being Bipolar and embrace it every day! No shame!

I care about feminism because it is apart of my identity. Feminism gives power to the powerless. It allows for people to live at peace with one another because it gives equality for all gender identities. And it makes me happy!


*Click here to read about preferred gender pronouns and why they matter.

**Office Directions: The WAC office is located in HUB 131R. To get there, enter through the HUB’s main door, take a right on the main hallway and find the second office suite on the left (right before the bathroom, beneath the staircase).