Belen Herce-Hagiwara

Belen Herce-Hagiwara is a peer-to-peer campus advocate and outreach worker at Monsoon United Asian Women of Iowa who works to facilitate conversation about sex/sexuality, domestic violence/sexual assault, and prevention in the Asian Pacific Islander community on the Grinnell College campus. She is originally from Brookline, Massachusetts and is a second-year student at Grinnell College. Belen is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Biology to explore a future in public health to make health services more widely accessible and hopes to intersect her interest in public health with feminism. She is passionate about empowering the female-bodied people around her who motivate her to fight for intersectional gender equality. She can be reached at belen