Dodie Altman-Sagan

2020-21 Rising Voices Fellow Dodie Altman-Sagan

Dodie Altman-Sagan is a senior at Gann Academy in Waltham, Massachusetts. She is an enthusiastic member of Gann’s Heifers For Israel club and a student advisor for ninth graders at her school. Dodie is also actively involved in disability advocacy with the Disability Law Center in Boston and is a writer for Gann's fashion publication, Fashion On Forest. In her spare time, Dodie plays lacrosse, upcycles and sells clothing on Instagram, hangs out with her friends, and loves to write.

Blog Posts

Background Collage of School supplies with Picture of Dodie Altman-Sagan Studying at Gann Academy, 2019 in the forefront.

Underfunded and Unavailable: The Need for Accessible Education in the US

Dodie Altman-Sagan

In my family of four kids, my dyslexia made me the odd one out. I believed it was uncommon, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Pro-Choice Demonstrators Outside the Supreme Court in 1989, Washington DC

How Blu Greenberg Helped Me Form My Views on Abortion as a Conservative Jewish Woman

Dodie Altman-Sagan

I identified with Blu Greenberg’s stance, as I read it: even if I wouldn’t have an abortion myself, it’s still a valid decision for other women to make.

Dodie Altman-Sagan's Bubbe's Lion of Judah Pin

Exploring My Identity with My Bubbe's Lion of Judah Pin

Dodie Altman-Sagan

My Bubbe’s Lion of Judah pin is a reminder for me of my grandmother: a strong, feminist leader.


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