Welcome New Lilith Fund Board Members!
Please join us in welcoming our newest Lilith Fund Board Members!
Shanice Brim, she/her
Shanice Brim is a native of New York City. She has been involved in social justice work since her days at University of the Pacific where she began raising money for and volunteering at women’s shelters. In 2015, she began organizing in the Movement For Black Lives as an NYC Chapter member of abolitionist group BYP100. She went on to work for BYP100 as an Internal Communications Specialist, at Flatbush Tenant Coalition as a housing organizer, and at Austin Women Health Center as an abortion care provider. Shanice first encountered Lilith Fund while working at Austin Women’s Health Center where she frequently advocated for patients who needed funding and is so excited to now be involved as a board member! She is currently Communications Manager at Texas Harm Reduction Alliance. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with her pup Cosmo, roller skating, and rewatching Clueless for the millionth time.
Maggie Cheu, she/her
Maggie Cheu is a native Austinite who has finally returned to Texas after too many years away. She is a proud and active volunteer with Jane’s Due Process, the SAFE Alliance, and Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas. Maggie is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law and is currently a sole practitioner providing affordable family law services to survivors of gender-based violence. Her passion for reproductive justice began during her undergraduate years at UT Austin and she is excited to continue that work with the Lilith Fund Board of Directors.
Eliza Horn, she/her
Eliza leads Deloitte’s diversity, equity, and inclusion communications and brand strategy. In this role, she drives internal campaigns, directs social media strategy, leads the messaging platform, and has authored numerous research papers. She also has spearheaded storytelling to increase empathy and understanding. Additionally, she has been a frequent speaker on current trends, research insights, and best practices on diversity, equity, and inclusion at multiple organizations and conferences.
Before this role, Eliza drove Deloitte’s marketing efforts for the Houston marketplace, including spearheading a program for executive-level women.
Eliza graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Law & Social Justice as well as English. She completed her masters in English with a focus on creative writing. She served as President for the University of Houston Friends of Women’s Studies. She lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and writes fiction in her free time.
Tiek Johnson, she/her
Tiek Johnson is a daughter, mother, doula, advocate, and an aspiring IBCLC. She studied Public Relations at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and worked in the social services field supporting local artists and unhoused individuals for 7 years.
Tiek was drawn to reproductive health after having a traumatic experience with the birth of her son. In 2018, she joined Mama Sana Vibrant Woman, a BIPOC reproductive health collective, and further solidified her passion for reproductive justice. She has since taken doula trainings with Mama Sana Vibrant Woman, Doula Training International, and Sumi’s Touch.
Tiek believes that we can solve 90% of the world’s problems if we uplift the Earth and the marginalized folxs on it. One of her core values is uplifting the people around her so that they can feel loved, supported and valued.
Zoraima Pelaez, she/her
Zoraima Pelaez graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Humanities. As an undergraduate, she was awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship for her commitment to public service in the realm of reproductive rights. Zoraima has worked on statewide electoral campaigns, for the ACLU’s National Prison Project, and for the Texas Freedom Network, where she managed community advocacy and grassroots lobbying efforts at the Texas Legislature and State Board of Education. Zoraima is a proud abortion storyteller and a J.D. candidate at The University of Texas School of Law. She plans to work in civil rights law, specializing in reproductive rights litigation. When she’s not advocating for reproductive freedom, Zoraima enjoys spending time with her partner and two chihuahuas, Mami and Viva.
Paige is a parent, writer, advocate, storyteller with We Testify, Artist-In-Residence with Shout Your Abortion, and works as an abortion counselor at the same Texas clinic where she had her own abortion.
She advocates against harmful state and federal restrictions that disproportionately impact our callers and the patients she serves at the clinic, and her writing can be found in Vice, Rewire News, Shondaland, Scarleteen, TalkPoverty, Progress Texas, and more. Paige also provides support to young Texans and works as the weekend Text Hotline Supervisor at Jane’s Due Process.
Prior to joining Lilith as a board member, Paige was also a previous client and volunteer from 2016-2019, a volunteer with The Bridge Collective, and she provided direct services to Texans traveling to abortion clinics as an interim trip planner and Intake Hotline Coordinator with Fund Texas Choice.
She has shared her abortion story with lawmakers, in media, has spoken at rallies, and given testimony in favor of bills that would help us become a world where everyone has the freedom to plan their family how they want to.