Imani Evans

Executive Director · Women Healing Women, Inc.

Executive Director/CEO of Women Healing Women, Inc. - Women's Empowerment Leader

Women Non-Profit Leadership Violence Against Women

Roslyn Bern

President · Leacross Foundation

Roslyn Bern is president of the Leacross Foundation and an educator, business woman, and philanthropist

Philanthropic Foundations Philanthropy Women in Engineering Stem preventing violence against women

Betty Jo Barrett

Associate Professor, Women's and Gender Studies Program · University of Windsor

Research specialization: Gender Based Violence

Gender based violence Violence against women and children Domestic violence in LGBTQ2A+ communities Domestic violence against women Domestic violence and animal abuse

Natasha Bakht

Associate Professor · University of Ottawa

Professor Bakht’s research interests are in the intersecting area of religious freedom and women’s equality.

Law Culture Rights Minority Rights Religious Freedom Women's Equality

Kristen Zaleski

Clinical Associate Professor of Social Work · USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Clinical Associate Professor focused on sexual assault victims and psychotherapy.

Neurobiology Empathy Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Sexual Assault Psychotherapy

Peggy Cooke

Board Member · Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

Feminist blogger and activist with a decade of administrative and advocacy experience in reproductive rights.

Abortion Social Justice Feminism Abortion in Canada Reproductive Health

Nadine Wathen

Professor · University of Western Ontario

Nadine Wathen is committed to developing and mobilizing knowledge to improve the lives of women and children exposed to family violence.

health information Knowledge Mobilization violence against women/gender-based violence Child Maltreatment Domestic Violence

Margo Okazawa-Rey, EdD

Adjunct Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Critical ethnic studies and gender studies; Militarism, conflict, and women’s activism; Social change; Mixed-racial identity development

Militarism, armed conflict, and violence against women Mixed-racial identity development African-American/Asian-American relations Critical multicultural education Feminist activist research methodology

Bonnie Brayton

National Executive Director · DisAbled Women's Network (DAWN) Canada

Ms. Brayton is a strong leader in both the feminist and disability movements

Public Speaking Fundraising Event Planning Civil Rights Education

Kerri Froc

Postdoctoral Fellow · Carleton University

Kerri Froc's research interests include feminist legal theory and women's constitutional rights claims

Constitutional Law Government Relations Legal Research Legal Writing Administrative Law

Paul Kramer

Associate Professor of History · Vanderbilt University

Expert in modern U. S. history, with an emphasis on transnational histories, American social thought and the politics of inequality.

Refugees Immigration U.S. History Foreign Policy

Jodi Caldwell

Executive Director, Counseling Center · Georgia Southern University

Jodi K. Caldwell is the Executive Director Sexual Assault Response Team Chair and Regent's Advisor Council of the Counseling Center.

Professional Development Women's Health Issues Psychology Counseling Multiculturalism

Linda Copel, PhD

Professor | M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing · Villanova University

Dr. Copel, PhD, RN, CNS, BC, CNE, NCC, FAPA has extensive experience providing counseling in situations of familial and domestic violence.

Loneliness Bereavement Partner Abuse Mental Health Family Dynamics

Liz Walker

Managing Director · Youth Wellbeing Project

Educator and advocate responding to porn harms. Author and professional speaker.

Pornography Sexual Health Youth Wellbeing Relationships and Sexuality Education Porn & Online Safeguarding Education

Kari Sampsel

Medical Director, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program, Attending Staff Emergency Physician · The Ottawa Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine & University of Ottawa

Emergency Medicine, Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Clinician, Educator and Advocate

Emergency Medicine Sexual Assault Domestic Violence Intimate Partner Violence Sexual Assault Awareness

Sandra Ka Hon Chu

Director of Research and Advocacy · Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network / Réseau juridique canadien VIH/sida

Human rights advocate for people living with, affected by and vulnerable to HIV.

Hiv / Aids Prison health Drug Policy Harm Reduction Sex Work and Prostitution Law

Sulemaan Ahmed

Principal · Servo Annex

Accomplished E-Commerce specialist with expertise in building digital marketing and social media strategies for business and organizations.

Digital Strategy Social Media Strategy E-Commerce Mobile Marketing Online Branding

Doina Oncel

Founder · hEr_VOLUTION

Advocate for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)

Nonprofit Management Women in STEM Women & Leadership Women & Nonprofit Women work and welfare

Anuradha Dugal

Director of Violence Prevention Programs · Canadian Women's Foundation

Anuradha Dugal is responsible for all national strategies related to violence against women and girls and teen violence prevention.

Grant Writing Public Speaking Philanthrophy Event Planning Community Development

Holly Rosen

Director of MSU Safe Place · Michigan State University

Holly Rosen is an expert for over 30 years providing support services and educational information about relationship violence and stalking.

Safety Planning Expert Witness Stalking Social Work Field Instructor Intimate Partner Violence