Campus Program Director
Feminist Majority Foundation
Crystal Lander is the Campus Program Director for the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF), a national organization working for women's equality, women's empowerment, and non-violence. Crystal manages and leads the organization's national campus program and campaigns on over 200 community colleges and four-year institutions. She organized FMF's National Collegiate Global Women's and Human Rights conference this past April, where over 400 students attended from across the country and she led the efforts to get young women out to vote in the 2004 election.
Prior to her position with the Feminist Majority Foundation, Crystal served as the Community Action Manager and website manager for the International Division of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Crystal has had extensive training in reproductive healthcare. In Houston , Texas she served as the Director of the second largest Planned Parenthood clinic in the city. Over 800 patients were served each month; many were new immigrants from Central and South America .
Crystal is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated (AKA), the oldest historically Black sorority in the country and a community service organization. As a member of AKA I wear many hats, mentor, tutor, and activist. This past fall she co-chaired the efforts to donate 1,365 toiletry/personal care items to Rachel's Women's Center, a transitional shelter for women and their families in Washington DC, 800 books to the libraries at five Washington DC public schools and $6,500 in clothing and funds for the Haitian Hurricane Relief effort.
Crystal was honored by the Women's Information Network as one of their Young Women of Achievement award in 2005 and has appeared on NPR radio shows and in campus and national newspapers. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Tulane University.