Current QSIDE Fellows

QSIDE Fellows are a diverse group of individuals working together to achieve QSIDE’s mission.

Charlotte Beckford

QSIDE Grant Management and Fundraising Development Fellow, Spring 2021

Charlotte Beckford (she/her) is a senior at Fordham University double majoring in Applied Mathematics and Spanish Language and Literature. As a lover of math, Charlotte believes in the strength of numbers, and as such knows that data is a powerful tool that can be utilized to expose systemic injustices in our society. While her previous research experiences have been limited to applying mathematics to answer ecological questions, she hopes that her experience with QSIDE will expose her to new ways she can use her academic interests to promote issues of social justice.

Emily Byers

QSIDE Event Planning Fellow, Spring 2021

Emily Byers (she/her/hers) is currently on a gap year before starting at Amherst College this Fall. Thus far, she has spent her interim year strengthening her Spanish language skills in Madrid, Spain while also tutoring children in English as a second language. Serving as the QSIDE Event Planning Fellow, Emily is excited to contribute to creating spaces for meaningful discussion amongst researchers, activists, and students alike.

Isabel Fields

QSIDE Senior Non-Profit Development Fellow, Spring 2021

Isabel Fields (she/her) is a Senior at Smith College majoring in Women and Gender Studies and minoring in Economics. She is passionate about the economics and quantitative side behind social justice, gender equity, LGBTQ+ rights, and disability. She has previously worked at Nike as a Social & Community Impact intern, Human Rights Watch, the United Nations Foundation, Planned Parenthood, and Iron Mountain.

Daniela Galvez-Cepeda

QSIDE Social Media Management Volunteer Fellow, Spring 2021

Daniela Galvez-Cepeda (she/her/hers) is a first-year at Williams College where she is planning on pursuing a degree in mathematics, and neuroscience or theater, while on the pre-med track. Apart from publishing a variety of papers through the National Collegiate Journal of Science and tutoring disadvantaged NYC students, she volunteers at QSIDE as its Social Media Management Fellow where she grows QSIDE’s social media presence in hopes to elevate meaningful conversations that promote equality in all different sectors.

Cecilia Gao

QSIDE Affiliate Management and Communications Fellow, Spring 2021

Cecilia Gao (she/they) is a sophomore at UC Berkeley studying Cognitive Science and Linguistics. As its Affiliate Management and Communications Fellow, she hopes to amplify awareness of QSIDE’s mission and programming across academic spaces and other communities. Personally, Cecilia is most interested in exploring issues of educational equity, sociolinguistics, and gender equity. Her greatest sources of joy are well-planned systems of public transit and handwritten letters.

Haley Taylor

QSIDE Senior Non-Profit Development Fellow, Spring 2021

Haley Taylor (she/her/hers) has just joined QSIDE as the non profit development intern! Hailing from the Bronx, she is a current senior at Colgate University, double majoring in educational studies and psychology. At her school, she enjoys working with other students through student organizations, the Cultural Center, orientation, and the Office of Admission. Haley joined us at QSIDE because she believes that data is a powerful way to name and address systemic issues. She hopes that the work QSIDE does can be used to support and amplify what people have been saying for decades: that we need change.

Eric Young

QSIDE Academic Diversity Growth Fellow, Spring 2021

Eric Young is a former professional cyclist currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics with a focus in Statistics and Data Science from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He believes strongly in the power and need of education, knowledge, and information to improve the world we live in. As a Research Fellow with QSIDE, Eric hopes to create, promote, and learn from accurate information which can support dialogue and growth in the areas of equity and equality.

Past QSIDE Fellows