Josh Faires

Alumnus Associate & Program Coordinator

Josh assists in program and event coordination of FSI, SIFP, and student participants' mentorship. He leads projects including co-curricular programming, outreach initiatives to engage students and their home communities, alumni engagement, and liaising with campus staff and faculty to curate and communicate student participants' resources. Josh is also responsible for creating innovative programs for FLi students that prioritize mental health wellbeing, academic empowerment, and novel peer mentorship strategies.

A Floridian (Margate, Florida), a graduate of the class of 2020, Josh is an alum of FSI 2015 and among the first SIFP cohort. Throughout his time at Princeton, he worked for SIFP in various roles, including FSI RCA, head fellow, and LGBT fellow. Initially pursuing a BSE degree in Computer Science, he received an AB in Sociology and Certificate in Gender and Sexuality Studies. He worked as an administrative and curricular fellow during the 2020 virtual FSI and as a graduate fellow for virtual SIFP 2021. In 2022 they completed a MA at Columbia University, where they researched the role of empathy in casual gay relationships. A saying Josh holds dear to his heart is, “Queen of all trades, fear of none.”