Feminist Conversations is a weekly series here at Feminists For Choice. We spotlight feminists from across the interwebs to find out what feminism means to them. Today we’re talking with rabble rouser Dior Vargas. Dior lives in NYC, works for Random House, and is passionate about helping women tell their stories. We’ve interviewed Dior before about her activism, but her involvement with Women Occupying Wall Street is worth highlighting.
1. What inspired you to get involved with Women Occupying Wall Street?
Since graduating from college where I was very active in feminist and Latina organizations, I wasn’t able to get involved in any feminist movements or activities. I felt the need to fill my time outside of work with things that fulfilled my activist spirit. I’m not content unless I work on projects that help other women. It’s been an amazing learning experience. [Read more...]