Theresa Glinski

About Theresa Glinski

A native Philadelphian, Theresa graduated magna cum laude from La Salle University with a dual major in English and political science and a Leadership and Global Understanding (LGU) minor. Theresa’s passion for free speech in education was ignited as a tutor and mentor for middle school students through the Writers Matter program. At La Salle, Theresa was the recipient of both the James A. Finnegan Memorial fellowship and senior student award by La Salle faculty and administration for her contribution to public service. Upon graduation in 2013, Theresa moved to Bratislava, Slovakia on a grant through The Fulbright Program where she taught English to primary and secondary school students. Upon completion of her grant, Theresa continued teaching adults through a language school that prepared the employees of Slovak Government Ministries to host the Presidency of Council of the European Union in 2016. In her spare time, Theresa has a passion for street art, exploring Fairmount Park, and watching travel shows and documentaries.


  • Students took action in the 2017-18 school year through FIRE’s new activism toolkit program, June 12, 2018

  • FIRE’s 2018 West Coast Regional Conference inspires students, May 4, 2018

  • FIRE Student Network launches the spring 2018 activism toolkit: Let Them Speak!, February 14, 2018

  • FIRE Student Network launches campus activism toolkit: ‘Speak Truth to Power’, September 18, 2017

  • FIRE Student Network’s new website: the ultimate resource for campus rights, July 19, 2017

  • Recap: 2017 FIRE Student Network Conference, July 17, 2017

  • FIRE West Coast Regional Conference 2017 prompts critical thinking, connection for students, May 2, 2017

  • FIRE launches guide to hosting debates, offers funding opportunities, April 28, 2017

  • Students: Apply today to attend FIRE’s West Coast Regional Conference!, April 5, 2017

  • Announcing FIRE’s West Coast Regional Conference, March 10, 2017