simonisMs. Dr. Joseph L. Simonis is a transgender and gender-non-conforming athlete, activist, and scientist. Josie holds a PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Cornell University and is currently a Biometrician at Cramer Fish Sciences, Founder and Lead Scientist at DAPPER, LLC, and an Adjunct Scientist in the Conservation and Science Department at the Lincoln Park Zoo. Josie skates for the Rose City Rollers, and they are the founder of the TGI Athlete Network, an organization aimed at building community and promoting an inclusive athletic environment.

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