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Yaz (Yasmine) Tadross

Graduate Assistant

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers and They/Them/Theirs


Yaz (Yasmine) is a first-generation Egyptian American born femme born and raised in California. She moved to Chicago six months ago and has been enjoying what the city has to offer. She is a first-year grad student in the Urban Planning and Policy Department with a concentration in Community Development and is a tiny house enthusiast. Their undergraduate education was at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA where they got a Bachelor's in Women and Gender Studies and Queer Studies. She wants to use Feminist/ Queer Theory and Tiny houses to center the most marginalized to create housing communities for Queer and Transgender People of Color. She is a writer, activist, and spoken word artist. In her spare time, she loves writing, going on walks, drinking a good cup of coffee, watching tiny house videos and walking by a body of water.

Yaz worked at the Center during academic years 2018-2019 and 2019-2020.