Our Team

At Bleed Shamelessly, we have an incredible team of youth activists who work both in and outside of Southern Wisconsin to promote menstrual equity and reproductive justice!

Lead Organizers

Jace Liu

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Jace is a freshman at UW-Madison and student activist. He has worked on the Bleed Shamelessly team, been a part of his school's Gender Equity Association, and has been a champion of trans/nonbinary/gender-expansive justice in the menstrual equity space.

Amira Pierotti

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Amira is a youth activist working for trans / nonbinary / gender-expansive rights, menstrual equity, and an end to rape culture. They are excited to continue their role as a Lead Organizer at Bleed Shamelessly. Amira is also a grassroots activists with the GameChangers program at the Rape Crisis Center and the Vote16 Madison campaign.

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Organizing Team

Emily is currently a junior at Memorial High School. She’s passionate about LGBTQ+ and BIPOC rights as well as menstrual equity, and is excited to join the team!

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Emily Cai

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Nitya Patil

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Nitya is a current junior who believes in menstrual equity, no matter a person's identity. She works to address racial discrimination in menstrual hygiene and works to focus on local community issues! She has worked with Bleed Shamelessly and is a part of her school's Gender Equity Association. She's passionate about making the community a more equitable and fair place for people of all walks of life! 

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Olivia Headley

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Olivia is a junior at McFarland High School and is passionate about many prominent activism topics, especially LGBTQ+ rights and gun control. She wants to do her part in advocating for racial equality, as well as intersectional menstrual equity. Olivia also works as a part of the Rape Crisis Center's GameChangers team.

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Cameron Craig

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Cameron is a youth activist working for LGBTQ+ rights, gender equity and menstrual equity, especially in schools. Their work is facilitated by their involvement with their school's gender equity association, as well as GSAFE's Youth Activist Council. They can also be seen posting on WI Social Justice social media accounts. They are also currently a sophomore in High School.

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Mihika Shivakumar

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Mihika is a current junior at James Madison Memorial high school. She has worked with Bleed Shamelessly in the past through her schools' Gender Equity Association, and is passionate about making her community more menstrually equitable! 

Dane Lottridge

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Dane is a senior in high school who hopes to contribute to positive change in our community, addressing social injustices and working towards a more equitable future for people of all identities.

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Advisory Team

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Maggie Di Sanza

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Maggie is the founder of Bleed Shamelessly, and grassroots activist for reproductive justice and gender equity. Maggie has worked with Vote16 Madison, the Sexual & Reproductive Health Alliance of Dane County, and the Rape Crisis Center. Maggie is currently to study English and Non-Profit Management at the University of Texas at Austin

Anika Sanyal

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Anika is  passionate about educational equity, reproductive justice, and youth enfranchisement. Anika was a Lead Organizer for Bleed Shamelessly from 2019 to 2021, and will be pursuing an undergraduate degree at Swarthmore. 

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