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Ilia Mahns

Research and Business Management Intern

Ilia was born and raised in Alaska and moved around to Maryland, Japan and Puerto Rico. They attend Vassar College and are majoring in International Studies with a correlate in Education. Over the past year, Ilia has been working as a Research Intern for the Consortium on Forced Migration. This has inspired them to work and research more about the intersectional bias in different spaces.


Here at WOMENSPEAK Training, they are researching public speaking as a space where women and other marginalized groups face inequality. Ilia works on researching relevant content for the WOMENSPEAK Training blog, social media presence, and creating new content. Ilia knows conversational Spanish and basic Japanese.

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