Our Team

Our Team

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Danni Askini

Executive Director

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Danni Askini is one of the founders and the current Executive Director of Gender Justice League and Trans Pride Seattle. She was the former National Program Director for GSA Network, the Policy Director for Basic Rights Oregon, and the first Transgender Health Program Director at Verbena Health where she ran the Transform Health Project.

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Elayne Wylie

Director of Operations & Development

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Elayne Wylie (She/Her) is Gender Justice League’s first Board Chair, currently serving as the Director of operations and development at GJL. She is a long time Seattle trans civil & human rights activist and trans community fixture. She is also a professionally trained and seasoned film producer. Previously, she served on the board’s of both Ingersoll Gender Center and Seattle Out and Proud and is a 2011 graduate of Out in Front LGBT Leadership program. Currently at work with the SAFE Alliance campaign.

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Yani Robinson

Program Manager

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Yani Robinson is a queer and trans writer, and community organizer who also works with Lion’s Main Art Collective. Currently GJL’s Program Manager, Yani is an intersectional feminist advocate for communities of color and LGBTQ persons, and hopes to become a writing teacher in the public school and prison system. Yani believes in grassroots solutions and empowering those most oppressed by class, race, or gender identity to reform broken institutions.

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Sophia Lee

Board of Directors Chair

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Sophia Lee is a Software Developer at Microsoft by day and a Gender Justice Warrior by night. She has been deeply involved in multiple diversity and inclusion activities at Microsoft and has been also involved in reviving the Transgender Discussion Group at Microsoft. She is also a founding member of the Neighborhood Action Coalition and been fighting against hate in all forms.At Gender Justice League she helps leads and directs the Board of Directors as the Board Chair.

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Maayan Kline

Board of Directors Treasurer

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Sarah Abshire

Board of Directors Secretary

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Tobi Hill-Meyer

Board of Directors Member

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Tobi (She/Her) is a long time amazing Trans Activist from Oregon who actively blogs and writes on Trans community issues. Tobi has served many roles at Gender Justice League including external relations director and in the past Board Co-Chair

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Kathryn Forester

Board of Directors Member

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Bobbi Dalley

Board of Directors Member

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Bobbi Dalley (she/her) is a board certified radiologist and professor at the University of Washington’s medical school, where she teaches the Northwest’s first Transgender Medical School Class. She is a Trans* medical care advocate and serves on the board of directors of GLMA – the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association.

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Daniel Goodman

Board of Directors Member

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