Charmaine, an OG Ida, joins our newest cohort. As a North Carolina based writer and researcher, Charmaine Lang’s work focuses on the intersections of race, gender and wellness. Charmaine is a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her dissertation research examines the social and economic determinants of self-care among Black women activists in Milwaukee. It specifically focuses on how activism affects gendered roles, stress management and sexual desire. With her leisure time, Charmaine enjoys playing Singing Bowls, reading the stories of Black women, traveling domestically and internationally and pursuing new food experiences.