Abbey Roach | Women's & Gender Studies

Abbey Roach

Graduate Student

Pronouns: she/her and they/them

Speciality Areas: Women's and Gender Studies and Kinesiology

Abbey is a second-year Women and Gender Studies graduate student with a primary focus on reproductive justice. Currently, Abbey resides in Washington, DC., where she actively volunteers for Women's March, The National Action Network, the American Civil Liberties Union, and six other non-profit organizations.

Before acceptance into the WGST program at The University of North Texas, Abbey coached high school strength and conditioning, track, and volleyball. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and an Associates of Science degree in Health Promotion. Her experience coaching strength and conditioning led her to pursue Women and Gender Studies, providing her a platform to speak on the injustice ingrained in sports.

Headshot by Artist Zoe Ariel Martinez