Kayla Young is the founder of Boss Babes WV, a women's social empowerment organization; the owner of Eggs Will Roll, a non-traditional egg roll food truck; and mama to two wild toddlers. She is a freelance writer and graduate of West Virginia University.
Jan Rader became Huntington, West Virginia’s first female fire chief in 2017. Jan was featured in 2017’s Oscar-nominated documentary short Heroin(e) for her work in to confront the opioid epidemic in Huntington. She is also a board member of Fairness West Virginia, a statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization. In 2018, Jan was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world.
Amanda Estep-Burton is a working class mother of four who cares deeply about the people of West Virginia. She is committed to making a difference in her home state. She is currently running as a Democrat for the West Virginia House of Delegates 36th District.
Kayleigh Phillips works as a graphic designer and tattoo artist in Charleston, West Virginia. She is Assistant Creative Director and Design Editor of Electric Dirt, a zine created by the Queer Appalachia Project to celebrate queer voices and identities from Appalachia and the South.
Tate Thompson is the Founder and Executive Director of WV Transgender Resources (WVTR). In addition to his work at WVTR, he is also a full-time college student studying graphic design.
Diane Pendleton is a feminist wife, mom, grandmother and nurse who is horrified that her generation has not done more to protect our children. Gun violence prevention is her number one concern now.
Katie Quiñonez has served as the Development Director of the Women’s Health Center of West Virginia, the state’s last remaining abortion provider, since September 2017. With a background in journalism, social work and nonprofit fundraising, she earned her Master of Public Administration from Marshall University with a concentration in Nonprofit Management in May 2018. In her spare time, she fosters cats and kittens through local animal rescues in Cabell County.