June Cross is a filmmaker and Professor at the Columbia School of Journalism.
Nia Weeks is the director of Policy and Advocacy at Women With A Vision, Inc. (WWAV). A native of New Orleans, Ms. Weeks has spent years fighting for the rights of women, children, and families. She graduated with a law degree from the Loyola School of Law in New Orleans in 2009. Ms. Weeks then served as a law clerk for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, the Housing Authority of New Orleans, the Louisiana Public Defender Board, and Essence Music Festival. After passing the Louisiana Bar, Ms. Weeks served as a law clerk for the Honorable Judge Angelique Reed in First City Court in Orleans Parish and was the director of a supervised visitation center for victims of domestic violence named Harmony House. Before joining WWAV, she served as a public defender in Orleans Parish for two years.
Kristen Underhill is an Associate Professor of Law at Columbia Law School.
Chloe Bootstaylor, J.D. candidate 2018, served as 2016–2017 Vice President of Empowering Women of Color at Columbia Law School.