Jollene Levid is the Founding Chairperson of AF3IRM, an anti-imperialist/transnational feminist organization for women of color, and has been a part of the organization for 17 years, currently serving on AF3IRM's International Committee. Jollene is a Regional Organizer for United Teachers Los Angeles - the second largest teachers union in the US. She has been a union organizer, contract negotiator, and former union director for over 16 years in the US education and healthcare industries, and for two organizing campaigns in the Philippines. She received her BA in Political Science and Asian American Studies at UC Irvine, and got her Masters in Social Work from USC. Jollene hails from Northeast Los Angeles, is a martial artist, and bookworm.