Amy Quichiz was born and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens NY, and grew up with her Colombian mother and Peruvian father. She recently graduated from Syracuse University, receiving a bachelor’s in Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology. She has been known for fighting against gender violence, sexual assault, gender and sexual inequality, queer discrimination and racial issues. As of now, she is a Sexuality Educator and hopes to have her own organization someday. Amy has grown a tremendous passion for advocating for those with marginalized identities, specifically other queer brown Latinas through writing, poetry, activism, and education. Instagram: @imsecretlyacat | Twitter: @mamimarx | Facebook: Amy Rose