H.I.P.S. at Skidmore College
Co Presidents: Rebecca Kaiserman and Mariah Guevin
Treasurer: Lucy Cooper-Hauser
Secretary/Interim Co-President: Anna Tashie
Public Relations: Elizabeth Worgan
Secretary: Emily Sater
H.I.P.S. at Skidmore aims to educate members and students of the Skidmore Community on the necessity of a healthy self-image. This includes healthy mental and physical habits, which are unique for each individual. H.I.P.S. holds weekly meetings that include activties and discussions on a variety of topics surrounding body image, self-image, healthy coping skills, stress management, and other related subjects. These meetings aim to be a safe space for people of all genders, races, sexual orientations, abilities, and experiences.
Skidmore H.I.P.S. has held events such as Yoga in the Chapel, a screening of Miss Representation (www.missrepresentation.org), and a co-facilitated discussion with Skidmore Bare on the relationship between body image and sex. Skidmore H.I.P.S. has also recently brought Sonya Renee to campus, an accalimed spoken word artist and founder of The Body is Not an Apology. (www.thebodyisnotanapology.com)