Molly Bangs, a VICE Impact contributor, is a master's degree candidate in political science at Columbia University. A writer and researcher, she is also senior associate at The Century Foundation. Her writing focuses on women's and human rights as well as social and environmental justice. Molly has worked at the Huffington Post, the New York City Council, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Aspen Institute. Molly graduated cum laude from Connecticut College with a bachelor's degree in Government and a minor in Hispanic Studies.