Betsy Pearson is a communications and staff assistant at the Independent Women's Forum. She is the author of the IWF weekly column, "Millennial Monday." She is a graduate from the University of Iowa, double majoring in Public Policy and Communications. Betsy received her Writing Certificate from the renowned Iowa Writer's Workshop, which has led her to be published with The Libertarian Republic and intern with Atlas Network, writing news updates. She spent her undergraduate career as a student activist with Young Americans for Liberty, fighting for free speech on campus. Betsy has completed the Charles Koch Institute's Internship Program, and the Fellowship Program. She is a part of the State Policy Network, Generation Liberty Fellows Class of 2018. She has just relocated to the East coast and enjoys exploring D.C. with her dog.