Lena Khader, 2012 Fellow, is a first generation Taiwanese-Palestinian American born and raised in southside Oklahoma City. Through her Blueprint Lena founded Making Herstory, a created safe space for high school students to learn about and discuss feminism, ethnic studies, and how their rich herstories/personal narratives can be used as a form of empowerment to becoming socially and politically conscious beings of society. She attended the University of Oklahoma for M.Ed. Community Counseling and hopes to become a school counselor working with low-income and/or first-generation students.