Katelyn Skye Bennett
Editor-in-chief and Co-founder
Skye (she/they) works full time as an employment counselor with refugees and asylees and manages Intersected Project with her best friend Layla. She is pursuing a Master’s in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at DePaul University. In all her work, she hopes to further space for belonging.
Skye holds a B.A. in Sociology and a Journalism Certificate from Wheaton College, IL. She has served as News Editor for the Wheaton Record, worked for the Denver VOICE, edited for the former Rhythm Reload Magazine, and has been published by Today’s Christian Woman.
MaLaysia Mitchell (Layla)
Publisher and Co-Founder
MaLaysia is the co-founder of Intersected Project with Skye and is passionate about social justice and racial health equity advocacy. She works full time as a health data analyst at a federally funded research and development center, where she is actively engaging in her ambitions to have a national impact on healthcare reform.
MaLaysia has her Master’s in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University and graduated from Wheaton College, IL, with a B.A. in Anthropology, concentrating in science, Latin American studies, African studies and theology.
Joanna currently serves as Assistant Director of Advising and Retention at New York University where she also received her Masters in Social Work. Joanna graduated from Wheaton College, IL, with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies, concentrating in literature and writing studies, Anthropology, and Psychology. She values holistically engaging students and their needs as well as cultivating spaces of growth and community. She identifies as an Afro-Latina writer, lifelong New Yorker, and a self-proclaimed nerd.