Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers
Race/Ethnic identity: Black/Ethiopian
College: Western Washington University
Bio: Lydia Ashenafie is an undergraduate student at Western Washington University. Originally from Michigan, she joined SLAC because she wants to be a part of reforming and changing systems that directly impact her and people around her. She brings to the Council her experiences with community organizing/protesting, mental health advocacy, and a commitment to learning and applying ways to challenge systems that are not designed to truly help/uplift students and her community.