Abby Westgate, Editor-in-Chief of the Spring 2020 Issue
Abby is a junior at Smith College and is grateful for the opportunity to work with talented writers and artists through Voices & Visions. She is passionate about writing and visual art, as well as their intersections. 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.
Aviva Green, Editor-in-Chief of the Fall 2019 Issue
Aviva is a junior 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. She studies Latin American history, and her interests lie in historical women’s 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.
Camille is a junior 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.
Kayla Sylvia, Editor
Kayla is a junior 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.
Lily Sendroff, Editor
Lily is a sophomore at Smith College, and is a double major in Government and Women and Gender Studies. She is thrilled to work as an Editor for Voices and Visions because beyond writing herself, she has discovered a deeper interest in curating and editing creative material. She is excited to contribute in centering femme voices at the fore-front of this journal and illuminating lesser-heard narratives. Outside of the classroom, Lily is engaged with activist/community service organizations in addition to running an independent arts magazine with friends.
Hannah Phelps, Editor
Hannah is a first-year at Smith College from Enfield, Connecticut. While at Smith, she hopes to study Government, Women and Gender Studies, and Public Policy. Outside of the classroom, Hannah is involved in the Smith College Model United Nations as well as Student Government within her house. She is incredibly interested in women’s education around the world and is therefore happy to elevate underrepresented voices through this journal.
Sophie Archambault, Editor
Sophie is a first-year student at Smith College. She is from Pomfret, Connecticut and loves reading and writing. Sophie is considering majoring in English, though she is currently undecided. She is excited to be a part of this global project and can’t wait to share the stories of women around the world.
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.