Left-Right: Kayla Termyna and Ashley Van Riper

Congratulations to former WILL Programming chair, Ashley Van Riper (Pictured Right) for taking 1st place in the New Jersey Women’s Studies Consortium student essay contest for her senior thesis “I’m Not Racist, I’m Nice: White Defensiveness, Silencing, and Refusal to Listen in a Post-Election U.S.”

“The New Jersey Women’s and Gender Studies Consortium is a state-wide forum for a discussion and support of all aspects of the functioning of the Women’s and Gender Studies Programs,” – (https://njwgsc.pages.tcnj.edu/)