— By Scott Douglas Jacobsen Anya Overmann is the President of Young Humanists International and has held multiple roles in the American Ethical Union. Her roles have mainly been in the youth sections of these organizations. She was raised in the Ethical Culture movement and attended the Ethical Society of St. Louis as a child to… Read more »
*This interview has been mildly edited for clarity and readability.* Tell us about yourself — family background, culture, first language, and religious/humanist background. I was born and raised in St. Louis. My parents were raised Catholic. Independently, they decided Catholicism and Christianity were not for them. They didn’t want to follow that any further.