Who we are
ResistX came from a very simple idea -- how do we make sure people are informed, quickly, about protests around New York City? We're constantly building our team, from graphic designers, to organizers, to lawyers, and everything in between. Want to work with ResistX? Reach out in Talk to Us.
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Sara Nason, Founder & CEO
Sara Nason is a Senior at New York University pursuing an Individualized Concentration at the Gallatin School of Individualized Study in Political Engagement and Attachment Theory. She's a former Field Organizer for the Lasher for State Senate campaign, a former Executive Board member of the College Democrats at NYU, and on the Editorial Board of The Literacy Review.
Sara hails from Charlotte, North Carolina and has worked as a student activist, collaborating with education systems in Cape Town, Chicago, Charlotte, and New York -- spending time volunteering with both local non-profits and political campaigns. Her passions are in student advocacy on campus and promoting art as a means of resistance. Sara enjoys spending time outdoors and with animals and reading through her pile of books in her free time.
Brianda Quinones, COO
Brianda Quiñones is a graduate student at The New School studying Nonprofit Management. She previously attended the University of Colorado at Boulder where she received her B.A. in Political Science. Brianda is a former United Nations Youth Representative and a former intern for both the Denver City Attorney’s Office and Governor Hickenlooper’s Constituents Services Office.
Brianda was born and raised in Colorado but feels like she’s a New Yorker at heart.
She’s a self-proclaimed dance floor enthusiast, whose hobbies include: listening to music while hanging out with friends , searching for the best hip-hop/R&B playlists and constantly adventuring.
Lily Nguyen, Lead Developer
Lily Nguyen is a third-year student at UC Berkeley studying computer science with a design emphasis. She recently returned to school from an extended internship, during which she built web apps at Chartbeat in New York City.
When she’s not at her computer, she enjoys writing and film photography. A South Bay native, she’s continually bemused by the fact that “hella” isn’t common vernacular in the rest of the world.
Grace Moon, Media Director
Grace Moon is currently a second year student at New York University studying Media Communication and minoring in Korean Language. She is interning at Committees Against Anti-Asian Violence where she works closely with NYCHA as well. At school, Grace serves as the Public Relations Director of Freedoms for North Korea, and is the Head Editor at Her Campus Media.
Although she was born in California and raised in Texas, Grace considers Seoul, South Korea to be her home sweet home. In her free time, Grace loves to sing and listen to jazz, play volleyball, go on photography excursions, and interview people.