Bobbie Szabo is an avid feminist, activist, storyteller, world-traveler, and cat and dog enthusiast. When she is not telling stories, she can be found petting every stray animal within miles of her vicinity.
Bobbie is currently the Marketing and Communications Specialist for Maggie’s & MORE, a cafe that primarily employs people with disabilities. She designed the website, runs their social media, creates graphics and general content, manages relationships with other local organizations, and supervises teams of employees at the cafe.
She concluded her service as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana in October 2019, a wonderful country in sub-Saharan Africa. She was a Youth and HIV/AIDS Capacity Building Volunteer in the Life Skills sector, meaning she worked to empower youth to make healthy life choices. In addition, she served as the Communications Chair for the Gender Committee.
During her schooling at Kent State University, Bobbie completed an Integrative Studies degree comprised of five minors: English, Classics, Women’s Studies, LGBT Studies, and Ancient, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies. She completed a Senior Honors Thesis (entitled Love is a Cunning Weaver: Myths, Sexuality, and the Modern World) and graduated Summa Cum Laude with University Honors.
While studying at Kent, Bobbie acted as an intern for the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services and Women’s Center, a conversation partner for international students, and a Global Ambassador for the Office of Global Education.
She conducted an oral history program at the Cleveland Public Library, authored countless op eds for the Kent Stater, created content and edited articles for the Odyssey, and spent four summers volunteering as a camp counselor at Highbrook Lodge, a camp for individuals with visual impairments and disabilities.
Besides her studies at KSU, Bobbie also traveled with Semester at Sea during the Fall of 2015. She explored and studied England, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Spain, Morocco, Senegal, Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago, and Costa Rica.
This is her website.
[The content of this website is mine alone and does not necessarily reflect the views of any of the organizations with which I am associated.]