Mattie Wyndham

  • Waterville, ME

Leadership & Activities

You Me We Empower, Founder, Jan 2013 - Sep 2014

    • Founded organization dedicated to supporting and raising awareness for up-and-coming NGOs
    • Funded 25 school scholarships for students in Laos with Pencils of Promise ($5,000)
    • Planned, organized, and executed launch party for 200 attendants

Colby Feminist Alliance, Director of Communications, Jan 2016 - Present

    • Writes weekly emails to club members
    • Develops creative digital media for weekly meetings

The Lioness & the Wild Wolf (Wordpress Blog), Creator & Blogger, Jan 2013 - Present

    • Quoted & shared by fair-trade company Sseko Designs
    • Acknowledged by best-selling author and Pencils of Promise founder Adam Braun
    • Attracted viewers in over 50 countries

Students for Education Reform, Sep 2015 - Present
ExPRESS Poetry, Sep 2015 - Present

Related Work Experience


Roz's Rice Mill Cafe

Research Assistant to Professor of Education Mark Tappan on "From Boys to Men: Exploring Resistant Masculinity During Emerging Adulthood"

  • Interviews Colby College self-identified males & codes them
  • Compiled literature about trans-masculinities
  • Developed interview questions for trans and non-binary folks

Director of Communications // Stop Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic // May 2015 - Sep 2015

Local South Carolina advocacy group Stop Offshore Drilling in the Atlantic 

  • Developed petition database with Excel
  • Created bi-monthly newsletters and e-alerts using MailChimp
  • Managed relations between SODA & OCEANA


Sep 2015 - Present

Colby College, Waterville, ME // Bachelor of Arts, GPA 3.75

Prospective Independent Major (Social Justice, Arts, and Identities)

Sep 2014 - Apr 2015

Thinking Beyond Borders, Global Gap Year

Seven month global program studying international development in Ecuador, Peru, Thailand, Cambodia, India, South Africa through local NGO partnerships, host families, and educational seminars