Roselyn is one of the Youth Activist (YAN) Managers at Advocates for Youth, supporting the Student Organizing Team and Youth Activist Alliances. In this role, she works with youth organizers to develop and implement campaigns around reproductive justice issues. Roselyn’s organizing experience was developed in college where she led efforts to establish the Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies (APIA) program as an officially recognized major & department, leading to it being one of the first Asian American Studies programs established in the American South. During this time, she also served as a peer educator in sexual health, providing direct service and sexual health workshops to college students. Additionally, Roselyn interned at Amnesty International USA, where she explored grassroots movement-building on a national and global scale.
Prior to joining Advocates, Roselyn was the Middle School Program Coordinator at Asian American LEAD, where she used a positive youth development framework to build and facilitate program curricula rooted in social justice. Roselyn holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology & Health Sciences, with a concentration in Public Health; and a double major in Asian & Pacific Islander American Studies from the College of William & Mary.