Leslie Quintanilla is an Assistant Professor in Women & Gender Studies at San Francisco State University and a member of CIEJ. Her grassroots organizing and research praxis focus on contemporary issues related to transnational borderland activisms, including women-of-color feminist artivism, environmental justice and climate crisis activism, and cross-diasporic solidarities. Broadly, her long-term interests include: Zapatismo, US///Mexico border(s), Italian & Mediterranean border(s), climate crises, and movement organizing.