Advisory Board

  • Judith Olans Brown, J.D., law professor emerita, Northeastern University

  • Beth Bujarski, J.D., advocate and philanthropist

  • Monica J. Casper, Ph.D., sociologist and Dean of Arts and Letters, San Diego State University, and co-founder, Consortium on Gender-Based Violence

  • Wanda Kolomyjec, Ph.D. student, activist, survivor advocate

  • Kiera Ladner, Ph.D., Indigenous scholar and GBV expert, University of Manitoba

  • Annita Lucchesi, Ph.D. candidate, University of Arizona, Indigenous cartographer, and founder of the Sovereign Bodies Institute

  • Cecilia Menjivar, Ph.D., sociologist and migrant women’s advocate, UCLA

  • Edna L. Meza Aguirre, J.D., advocate, fundraising professional

  • Valerie Miller, Ph.D., Just Associates, human rights advocate

  • Kendall Ostrow, United Talent Agency IQ division

  • Aishah Shahidah Simmons, filmmaker, author, activist

  • Elise Collins Shields, Ph.D., founder and CEO, CommonWell Institute International

  • Carrie Shumway, advocate and philanthropist

  • Victoria Steele, M.A., counselor, journalist, Arizona legislator

  • Syndric Steptoe, former NFL player, University of Arizona Alumni Careers and Professional Development, trainer for A Call to Men

  • Michelle Tellez, Ph.D., assistant professor and activist, University of Arizona

  • Melissa Vito, Ed.D., Interim VP of Academic Innovation, UT-San Antonio, CEO, Vito and Associates Consulting, and co-founder, Consortium on Gender-Based Violence

  • Dawn Wilcox, founder of Women Count USA and nurse