Jerin Arifa is a trailblazer who co-created the campus sexual assault policy for the largest urban public university in the nation; and as a child, created a literacy program for homeless kids in Bangladesh. She is an award-winning activist, a first-generation Bangladeshi and Muslim-American feminist, and happily married woman to an atheist, Alaskan man. Jerin is As the Founder and President of the National Organization for Women’s (NOW) inaugural virtual chapter, Young Feminists and Allies, Jerin mentors millennials across the country. Jerin’s previous positions at NOW include National Board Member and Chair of the National and New York State Young Feminist Task Forces. She also served on the board of the Bella Abzug Leadership Institute, along with Gloria Steinem. Even more important than her accomplishments, Jerin’s commitment to high integrity and empathy make her a natural leader. Her work has been recognized by diverse organizations ranging from The White House to National Public Radio. She speaks regularly to local, national and international audiences. Jerin’s passion for social justice includes volunteering for the American Cancer Society for over a decade, and the Humane Society for years.