2010 Boehnen Summer Internship Grant Recipients

Author: Linnie Caye

Congratulations to our 2010 Boehnen Summer Internship Grant Recipients

Alessandra Bouchard '11
The Women’s Center, Cambridge, MA

Alessandra Bouchard will work under the auspices of The Women’s Center to develop a bilingual resource guide for women who are struggling to determine their immigration rights, or who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault. She will also be contributing to the generation of a history of the Women’s Center, and its development from an empty building to the thriving resource that it is today.

Erica Iantorno '11
Bonneville Chicago Radio Group, Chicago, IL
Erica Iantorno will intern in the promotions department of the Bonneville Radio Stations WTMX and WILV, both of which target female audiences. She will be particularly studying the ways in which the official Road Crew and Street Teams for the radio stations interact with and market to diverse Chicago neighborhoods, companies, organizations, and individuals.

Kelly McGauley '11
Notre Dame Lawyer Magazine, South Bend, IN
Kelly McGauley will work with the editor of Notre Dame Lawyer Magazine to write for, interview for, and edit the August issue of the magazine. While helping to publish the magazine from many different angles, she will also be studying the gender complexities behind the different ways in which men and women choose to practice law, their different areas of speciality and the reasons behind them.

Anne Reser '11
Turning Point Domestic Violence Shelter, Marion, OH
Anne Reser will be responsible for responding to the 24-hour crisis line. She will be shadowing clinicians at individual and group meetings and following the shelter’s legal advisor to court appointments. She hopes to more fully explore the rights of battered women, particularly among groups of women who are economically vulnerable.

Catherine Scallen '11
The Minnesota Women’s Consortium, Minneapolis, MN

Catherine Scallen will work at the Minnesota Women’s Consortium, a coalition that connects over 160 (and growing!) member groups across Minnesota who range from the League of Women Voters to the Girl Scouts of America; the core requirement of membership is that the group work to empower women or girls. Catherine’s duties will include researching the sexual assault policies of Minnesota universities and blogging about her experiences on the Consortium’s website and at College Feminists Connect.