Editorial Staff

Faith, Managing Editor

Faith de Castro, Editor-in-Chief of the Fall 2018 Issue

Faith is a sophomore at Smith College in Northampton, MA, studying Anthropology with special interests in publishing and the media. She joins Voices & Visions through STRIDE, a program that allows students to work in collaboration with Smith professors.  She is interested in feminist narratives and the importance of education in illuminating women’s “voices.” Faith worked as a lobbyist for Planned Parenthood, is committed to reproductive health and justice, and sees writing and the media as crucial forums for engaging in conversations about these pressing issues.

Aviva Green, Editor

Aviva is a sophomore at Smith College. She enjoys writing and reading and is excited to be on the Voices & Visions editorial team. Aviva is from Bethany, Connecticut. She is a double major in history and Spanish. Her interests lie in historical women’s creative narratives as well as issues of women and gender in public policy. Outside of the classroom, she is passionate about music and plays the clarinet in both the Wind Ensemble and Orchestra at Smith.

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Abby Westgate, Editor

Abby is a sophomore at Smith College and is grateful for the opportunity to work with talented women writers and artists through Voices & Visions. She is passionate about writing and visual art, as well as the intersections of those forms. Her poetry has been featured in the Grounds for Sculpture Ekphrastic Poets Invitational and has received recognition from the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. During her time at Smith, she hopes to study literature while illuminating the perspectives of women around the world through her editorial work.


Camille Butera, Editor
Camille is a sophomore at Smith College, and is so excited to be joining the Voices & Visions staff. She is a sociology major, with interests in the intersection of internet communities with disenfranchised and marginalized groups, along with the cultural context of the literary tradition. In addition, she has self published two chapbooks, along with an anthology art and literature book. She hopes that, through the global spread of this journal, she can bring to light voices that are often silenced, and the beauty of their works.
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Kayla Sylvia, Editor

Kayla is a sophomore at Smith College studying English Literature and Film & Media Studies along with a concentration in Museum Studies. She is interested in people’s different perspectives and the stories they want to tell. Which is something Voices & Visions advocates strongly for and she hopes to emphasize the importance of such by being a part of the editorial staff. She has always had a passion for the humanities, particularly in literature and art, and sees them as crucial in today’s society in order for individual voices to be heard.

Rosetta Marantz Cohen is the founder of Voices & Visions, the faculty advisor, and a professor in the Department of Education and Child Study at Smith College in Massachusetts.