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March 21st - Career Panel

Women’s and Gender Studies Career Panel

Thursday, 3/21 from 3:30-5:30pm in Sage 4215


Travis Brace is a 4th year graduate student in the Counseling Psychology doctoral program at Texas Tech University (TTU). He earned a Bachelor of Science from University of Wisconsin Oshkosh while majoring in Psychology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. His research interests include gender differences in sexual health behaviors, effects of discrimination on sexual minorities, and masculinity issues (three salient topics in west Texas). His clinical experience includes community mental health, university mental health, and behavioral health oncology. In his spare time (yes, there is such a thing in graduate school) Travis enjoys drawing/painting, cooking, and spending time with his rambunctious dog and friends. He is an avid fan of the Milwaukee Bucks, Green Bay Packers, and New York Jets.


Ashley Lamers is a licensed professional counselor-in-training at her private practice Hold Fast Counseling Services, LLC in Ripon, Wisconsin. She earned her undergraduate degree in Women’s and Gender Studies in 2012 and her master’s degree in Professional Counseling in 2018 at University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Ashley’s clinical interests include trauma, identity, sexuality, and issues impacting LGBTQ+ populations. In her personal life, Ashley loves animals (especially capybaras, otters, and cats), dancing (for fun, from the heart), music (especially hardcore and new wave), movies (especially horror movies), good food (practicing vegan and professional sweet tooth), and spending time with family and friends (enjoying all of the aforementioned beloved things in life, together).


Alicia Stuedemann is a Career Advisor working in Career & Professional Development. This is her 5th year in the office and is currently advising students interested in obtaining a career in government & public service, social assistance, or education. She obtained her bachelor's degree from UW Whitewater in Elementary Education with a sub-major in Urban Education and a minor in Coaching. After her first and only year in a 5th-grade classroom, she decided she wanted to work with adult learners. She loves the Fox-Valley area and moved to Oshkosh to receive her master's degree in Educational Leadership. Now she is working her dream job helping students find their dream jobs! 


MaryKathyrine Tran is currently the Assistant Director of Ohio University's Women's Center in Athens, Ohio. Tran is a (soon to be!) double alum of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh! She graduated in 2014 with a double major in English and Women's and Gender Studies, a minor in Music (emphasis in Trumpet), and LGBTQ Studies certificate student during undergrad, and is completing her master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Policy with certificates in Post-secondary, Technical, and Adult Education and Social Justice Leadership. MaryKathyrine has served in AmeriCorps VISTA in Maine at Hardy Girls Healthy Women, a feminist, girl-serving non-profit, as well as completing a second term through AmeriCorps State/National in Saint Paul at the National Youth Leadership Council. 



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