"Feminism is the radical notion that women are people."


                              -Cheris Kramarae and Paula Treichler

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Take Back the Night March

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Women's Center
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(406) 994-3836


Staff Bios

Director: Betsy Danforth

Betsy Danforth has been the director of the MSU Women's Center for eighteen years.   She has a degree in Women's Studies from Pitzer College in Claremont, CA, and has been a Bozeman resident for 25 years.  Hiking, yoga, reading, cooking, and spending time with good friends and her partner, Michael, are a few of her favorite activities.

Assistant:   Kelsey Joronen

Kelsey is a graduate student in Architecture here at MSU. She is originally from Livingston, Montana, and enjoys the great outdoors. Other hobbies include reading, drawing, spending time with friends, and being creative. We are very excited to have Kelsey back with us after her semester abroad!

Assistant: Krystal Fischer

Krystal is a Junior working on a double major in Business Management and Political Science and a minor in the Entrepreneurship program. She is a single mother of a three year old boy and loves hanging out with him. When not spending time with her son or studying, she loves reading biographies, watching The Daily Show, The Colbert Report, and football.  Go Seahawks!