Katelyn Skye Bennett

Editor-in-chief and Co-founder

Katelyn Skye Bennett

Skye works full time in workforce development at a nonprofit, manages Intersected Project with her best friend Layla, and serves as Marketing Co-chair for the World Refugee Day Chicago Committee. Passionate about working with refugees, 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 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.

To read more of Skye’s work, follow her at katelynskyebennett.com. If you’d like to connect, email intersectedblogproject@gmail.com or find her on LinkedIn.


MaLaysia Mitchell

Publisher and Co-Founder

MaLaysia Mitchell

Layla is a full-time Master’s in Public Health candidate at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is the co-founder of Intersected Project with Skye and is passionate about social justice and racial equity advocacy.

Within her professional career, she has served as a consultant in medical management and as an administrative intern for a community clinic on the Westside of Chicago. She hopes to further her career by working in underserviced communities through healthcare policy and management.

Layla graduated from Wheaton College, IL, with a B.A. in Anthropology, concentrating in science, Latin American studies, African studies and Theology.

You can connect with Layla on LinkedIn or email her at Mal.Mitch@live.com.


Joanna Chin

Staff Writer

Joanna Chin biography photo mixed race woman with curly hair and big brown eyes

Joanna is an Afro-Latina writer, lifelong New Yorker, and self-proclaimed nerd. She graduated with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from Wheaton College, IL, and an MSW from New York University, where she currently serves as an academic advisor.

You can read more of Joanna’s musings on racial identity, faith, and social justice on her blog graceriot or connect with her on LinkedIn


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