Press, Writing, Speaking

PRESS 

‘The Techies Project’ Reveals Different Faces of the Tech Industry.  KQED

Why Women Leave Tech Companies.  Women’s Media Center

One woman working to eliminate stigma.  Biz Journals

Title IX and the Ethics of Storytelling. The Katie Speak Show.

Woman Crush(ing the Patriarchy) Wednesday: Natasha Vianna.  Latina

Like Elizabeth Warren, These 9 Feminists persisted, despite the odds. Grok Nation

The Techies Project: Natasha Vianna.  Techies

Showcasing tech’s underrepresented individuals through 100 eye-opening interviews.  The Daily Dot

School That Banned a Pregnant Teen From Walking at Graduation Says She Was "Immoral”.  Teen Vogue

Abortion Access Hackathon to Help Find Tech-Based Solutions for Abortion Advocates.  Teen Vogue

The Way We Talk About Sex Education Needs To Change, As Demonstrated By This Teen Pregnancy Map.  A Plus  

Long-Acting Contraception Makes Teen Pregnancy Rates Plummet. So Why Are Some Women Skeptical?  The Nation

Teen parents find inspiration, kinship in shared stories.  Boston Globe

8 Lies We Need to Stop Spreading About Teen Pregnancy.  Mic  

Real-Life Moms Sound Off On Study Claiming “Teen Mom” Reduced Teen Pregnancies.  The Frisky  

Young Mothers Are Denouncing This Pregnancy Prevention Campaign For Shaming Teen Moms.  San Francisco Chronicle  

NYC uses shame, petty insults in new teen pregnancy campaign.  Salon  

New York City Is Shaming Teen Moms On The Subway.  Business Insider  

Louisiana Charter School Mandates Pregnancy Tests For ‘Suspect’ Students.  Daily Beast  

Louisiana school bans pregnant teens.  She Knows

 

Writing

I Was Shamed as a Young Mom, Too  @  Self Magazine 

Redefining What It Means to Be a Latina in Tech  @  Huffington Post  

What will it take to destigmatize young motherhood?  @  Bitch Magazine  

Back-to-School Homework for Educators  +  3 more  @  Rewire  

Intersectional Approaches to Diversifying the Tech Sector  @  Model View Culture  

Pregnant teens need support, not judgment  @  Washington Post  

 

WRITING IN TEXTBOOKS

When Teen Parents are Bullied. Greenhaven Press

Bumped Off.  McGraw Hill

 

Presentations & Lectures 

Commencement Speaker
Wallenburg High School, San Francisco, California

How Do Families Resist? 
Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Amherst, Massachusetts

A Teen Parent Inclusive Movement
Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Amherst, Massachusetts

Using Authentic Social Engagement to Amplify Marginalized Voices
Youth + Tech + Health Conference, San Francisco, California

From the Freedom Rides to Social Media
Voto Latino Power Summit, Stanford University, San Jose, California 

Shifting Culture and Reaching Young People
YEAH! Network Conference, Springfield, Massachusetts

Destigmatizing Young Parenthood
TEDx, Boston, Massachusetts  

Supporting Young Mothers in Academia
Alumni of Color Conference, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Massachusetts 

Teen Pregnancy, Shame, and Reproductive Control in American Culture
Civil Liberties and Public Policy Conference, Amherst, Massachusetts