Marissa Ebels is a Junior at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, studying Political Science with a minor in Women's Studies. She was raised in the Southern Baptist and Christian Reformed traditions from birth and is now non-denominational. Working closely within various religious communities, she has become fascinated by the lives of women religious. Marissa is passionate about sexual assault advocacy, interfaith activities, activist work, and Middle East politics. During the Spring of 2018 she was paired with Sister Helen Bueche, OP; a Dominican Sister.