TIXSAC Members

Title IX Student Advisory Committee Members

Meet the 2018-2019 TIXSAC Members below. 

Alia Rizvi
Undergraduate Student ‘22
Course 11-6
Also involved with MSA, GAMIT, DFA, BSU (as an ally), Bhangra, Game Development Club
I joined TIXSAC because I want women and gender non-conforming people of color to feel they have someone who can more intimately understand their issues. I also hope to bridge this office to other student groups on campus working to make a better experience for marginalized peoples on campus

Andrew Minster
Graduate Student ‘23 MIT Sloan
Also involved with Love & A Sandwich
I joined TIXSAC because I want MIT to be an inclusive, safe environment for my peers.

Anna Kazlauskas
Undergraduate Student ‘19
Course 6-3 and 14-2

Bianca Lepe
Graduate Student ‘23
Course 20
Also involved with Graduate Student Council: Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee, Academy of Courageous Minority Engineers, Graduate Women @ MIT, Bioengineering Graduate Board
I joined TIXSAC because I believe individuals deserve to be treated with respect and dignity. 

Erica Lai
Graduate Student ‘20
DMSE/PPSM
Also involved with GSC External Affairs Board, Women's Volleyball Club, MIT Educational Counselor
I joined TIXSAC because I hope to continue impactful work in this area because everyone on MIT's campus and in the greater community deserves an overall higher quality of life where all feel safe and supported.

Heather Kosakowski
Graduate Student
Course 9
I joined TIXSAC because I believe everyone should enjoy safety and equal rights in any and all environments. 

 

 

Jackie Valeri
Graduate Student
Course 20 
I joined TIXSAC because I wanted to help make MIT a more welcoming community.

Kevin Lee
Graduate Student ‘23
Course 11
I joined TIXSAC because I believe that everyone at MIT--especially queer, transgender, gender-nonconforming individuals, women and people of color--should not have to be alone in navigating power imbalances and should have recourse to robust institutional support to address and redress acts of discrimination, both deliberate and unintended. 

Lara Mitra Graduate Student ‘20
MIT Sloan
Also involved with MIT $100K Competition Organizing Committee, Sloan Entrepreneurs for International Development
I joined TIXSAC because I want to make Title IX an approachable topic for everyone.

Lindsay Sanneman
Graduate Student ‘21
Course 16
Also involved with Lutheran Episcopal Ministry (LEM), Addir Fellows, Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, GRT at East Campus (outgoing)
I joined TIXSAC because I believe that it is critically important to the wellbeing of every community member at MIT that fair and transparent policies and procedures related to sexual misconduct and bias are in place.

Molly Bird
Graduate Student
Course 20
Also involved with Graduate Women at MIT (GW@MIT), GSC Off Campus Housing, New England Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (NE GWiSE), Women's Advisory Group, BE REFS
I joined TIXSAC because I want to have an impact on current and future TIXBR policies and programs in order to improve the climate, particularly related to gender and diversity, at MIT.

Tomas Green
Graduate Student ‘20
IDSS
Also involved with GSC External Affairs Board, Science Policy Initiative
I joined TIXSAC because I was involved in direct services for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking and I have been an advocate for healthy masculinity and sexual assault prevention. At my undergraduate institution, I was a part of the establishment of one of the first prevention-based sexual assault centers, and I believe I can use my experience to help the MIT community do better than we currently are. 

Vaishali Gadhok
Graduate Student ‘20
MIT Sloan
Also involved with SWIM, Healthcare Club
I joined TIXSAC because I want to help people have a voice.

Yan Li Chiang
Graduate Student ‘19
MIT Sloan
Also involved with MIT Sloan Impact Investing Initiative, MIT Design Club, MIT Investment Management Club
I joined TIXSAC because I am passionate in advocating for gender equality in workspaces and classrooms.