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Transgender activist, community organizer and educator, and dog connoisseur.
Benjamin Kennedy received his B.S in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Vermont in 2016, and is currently pursuing his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership on the Community and Organizational Leadership track while serving as the Learning Coordinator within UVM’s Center for Academic Success. He organizes the Translating Identity Conference, the Northeast's largest conference focused on transgender identities, issues, and intersections, and is an out and proud trans activist. Ben is passionate about social justice and equity, the accessibility of education to all learners, and is specifically interested in access to trans competent medical care; he hopes to change the world and pet as many dogs as possible in the process.