Schmian Evans is a Master of Divinity and Certificate of Sexuality and Religion student at Pacific School of Religion where she serves as a member of the Board of Trustees and as the student representative on the Inter-Cultural Justice and Campus Consolidation Committees. She holds a Certificate of Ministries Studies from PSR and a B.A. in Gender Studies from California State University Stanislaus. Schmian has served as an advocate for those considered at-risk and marginalized, for several years, as an educator, mentor and organizational leader. A poet, performer, and City of Refuge Minister, Schmian remains dedicated to the work and service of creating a more just world.