Georgia Fried

2021-2022 Rising Voices Fellow Georgia Fried

Georgia Fried is a senior at Columbus Alternative High School, where she sings in the  competition choir, writes for the literary magazine, and is a national thespian. Outside of school, she leads the Ohio chapter of Habonim Dror North America and works as a peer educator for Planned Parenthood. Georgia is passionate about feminism, social justice, and racial justice. In her free time, she enjoys participating in theater at her school, listening to music, and playing with her cats.

Blog Posts

Illustrated Outline of a Woman Sitting Cross-Legged; Background with Stars of David

Microaggressions in High School: Learning to Advocate for More Inclusive Communities

Georgia Fried

I’m calling out a system that doesn’t make Jewish students feel seen at school—a system that doesn’t educate people on religions that aren’t the most mainstream ones in our culture.

Picture of Main Actresses in "Mamma Mia" Production at the Terazije Theatre in Serbia, 2015

"Mamma Mia" is a Feminist Exploration of Choice

Georgia Fried

In my view, Sophie embodies the notion of choice—a central feminist idea that is explored in the musical.

Topics: Feminism, Theater
Collage with Image of Georgia Fried and Her Siblings Holding Volunteer Certificates for 2020 Polls in Columbus, OH

I Worked the Polls During the 2021 "Off-Year" Election: Here's Why It Matters

Georgia Fried

As last year's election came and went and my disillusionment peaked, I recalled all of the Jewish women who fought to get the right to vote.

Collage of Images From Georgia Fried's Bat Mitzvah

Fighting to Include the Imahot at My B'nai Mitzvah

Georgia Fried

I decided that I, a thirteen year old, would convince the rabbi of my synagogue to change a rule no one else had successfully challenged.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Georgia Fried." (Viewed on January 28, 2023) <https://jwa.org/blog/author/fried-georgia>.