Afton Northrup is a self-described workaholic perfectionist living in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in English Literature and a Certificate of Editing and Publishing from the University of Minnesota. In addition to her work as a Senior Communications Specialist at the University of Minnesota, she is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Scientific and Technical Communication and has aspirations to join the faculty at an English department near you. As a fervent advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion, she draws from her own experiences as a non-traditional college student, a person with multiple disabilities, a history of poverty, and a queer woman into her work. Her commitment to amplifying marginalized voices resonates through both her personal and professional endeavors, embodying the belief that knowledge and understanding are powerful agents of change.

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