Alicia Swiz is a professor, performer and professional feminist. A Jersey girl in Chicago by way of North Carolina, Alicia holds an MA in Women’s & Gender Studies and a BA in Sociology. She is committed to raising awareness of feminism and women’s issues through humor, candid observation and being really smart. Drawing from her personal experience and her academic training, Alicia inspires dialogues about feminism, sex and pop culture. She is an Adjunct Professor of Humanities at Harold Washington College in Chicago, IL where she teaches Media and Pop-Culture via Feminist Theory. Alicia is a co-founder of SYA773, Chicago’s local chapter of Shout Your Abortion, and the creator of SlutTalk, a public dialogue that raises awareness of slut shaming and encourages sex positivity through performances, workshops, public dialogues and social media.