Brenn Dowdy is a junior at East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee joined our Global Internship Program last year in 2015. She is now the Global Voice of the Month for her extraordinary work and contribution towards Gender Studies. She studies journalism and women studies and finds interest in queer literature, poetry, sexuality and gender, and feminist theory. Brenn has done community service work with Planned Parenthood, The Feminist Majority Foundation, Montana Indian Ministries, The Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance and Roan Mountain State Park in Tennessee and has written for Your Tango, The News Hub, Latina Lista, El Nuevo Tennessean as well as her campus news paper as an opinion columnist. Brenn was a missionary’s kid and went to an international school, because of this she has lived in places such as India and Malaysia and has studied many languages and religions, making her highly interested in Eastern religions and Christianity as well as contributing to her expansive studies of eastern literature and religion.