Founder, The March Against Revenge Porn; Social Media Associate, Lesbians Who Tech
Leah Juliett (they/them) is an award-winning writer, speaker, organizer, and advocate from Connecticut. Leah is the Founder and Executive Director of the March Against Revenge Porn, an international cyber-civil rights organization dedicated to eradicating revenge porn and image abuse through lobbying, organizing, media advocacy, and victim support services. Leah currently serves as Social Media Associate for Lesbians Who Tech + Allies, a community of over 50,000 queer women, non-binary and trans folks in and around the tech industry. Formally, Leah served as a Writer for Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. Leah was recently crowned Miss Greater Rockville 2020 and is believed to be the first non-binary titleholder in the Miss America Organization. Leah is the first gender non-conforming winner of Glamour Magazine's "College Woman of the Year", a GLAAD Rising Star Grant recipient, winner of the Delta Airlines Accelerating Acceptance Grant, winner of the "Excellence in Journalism" award from the National Association of LGBTQ+ Journalists, and a 2019 MTV "Activist to Follow". Last year, Leah delivered a TED Talk entitled "How I Survived Revenge Porn", and has been featured in viral videos on BuzzFeed, CNN, BBC, MTV, and has delivered talks internationally. With international bylines in Seventeen, Glamour, MTV, and Happiful Magazine, as well as numerous poetry and political journals, Leah's work has been received world-wide. Leah is a proud graduate of Western Connecticut State University (2018) where they have a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with concentrations in Conflict Resolution, Gender Studies, and Justice and Law. For more: www.leahjuliett.com.