Julia Ann Jardine is a senior at Bard College, completing her BA in Human Rights in spring 2016. Her interdisciplinary focus is in History. She has focused her studies in Middle Eastern studies, on all things Eleanor Roosevelt and in indigenous peoples' histories and contemporary activism. She is also an independent artist and social activist. She has special interests in reproductive health, public and community health, non-profits, public service, community building, mentoring and in representations of people and their cultures. Here you can find a profile of her most recent published writing.

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
— Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry, The Little Prince