Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
Andrea sande joined the WS department as staff in 2012. Andrea grew up north of Duluth and attended UMD as an Environmental Studies Major. Before being hired on in the Women’s Studies Department she worked for eight years as an advocate for victims of sexual and domestic violence. She continues to volunteer as a crises line advocate and is repeatedly amazed and inspired by the strength and resiliency of the women and families she meets.
Andrea is a devoted horse nut and feels blessed to live on a small farm just outside of Two Harbors where she and her husband raise cows, goats, chickens, vegetables, a beautiful 5 year old son and, of course, HORSES. She can also be found working at the Great! Lakes Candy Kitchen during the summer months where they sometimes let her help pour the brittle.