Global Virtual

Global Virtual Event: October 28, 2021: 8-9pm EDT

Join us for an international TBTNF Event of healing and sharing! Register now to secure your virtual seat.

Event Schedule

Global Virtual Event Schedule:

7:55PM: Musical Performance – Caley Plank (she/her)

8:00PM: Welcome – Katie Koestner (she/her)

8:05PM: Opening Grounding – Erin Henshaw (she/her)

8:08PM: TBTN’s History & LGBTQ+ Inclusivity – Claire Kaplan (she/her)

8:13PM:  Indigenous Peoples Standing Against Sexual Violence – Jenna Waipa (she/her)

8:18PM: Title IX – Liz Frost (she/her)

8:22PM: Personal Survivor Story – Rose (she/her)

8:28PM: Asian Community Standing Against Sexual Violence – Luoluo Hong (she/her)

8:33PM: Musical Performance – Penn Masala

8:38PM: Original Poetry – Nyk Robertson (they/them)

8:43PM: Survivor Story – Tierra Barber (she/her)

8:47PM: Vision for the Next Generation of Men to End Sexual Violence – Bryson Meadows (he/him)

8:52PM: Closing Grounding – Erin Henshaw (she/her)

8:56-9:00PM: Conclusion – Katie Koestner (she/her)

Katie Koestner (She/Her)

Katie Koestner (She/Her)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, TAKE BACK THE NIGHT FOUNDATION

Katie Koestner is the first woman in the United States to speak out nationally and publicly as the victim of campus “date” rape at age 18. Katie has been featured on the cover of TIME Magazine, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC Nightly News, CNBC Talk Live, CNN, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Later Today, MSNBC, Entertainment Tonight and other national television programs. Katie is the subject of an HBO movie and has lectured for over 5000 schools and organizations in North America and around the world.

Claire Kaplan (She/Her)

Claire Kaplan (She/Her)

FORMER DIRECTOR OF GENDER AND SOCIAL CHANGE PROGRAM, UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

Claire Kaplan is a survivor, the mother of a survivor, a victim advocate and human rights activist. She founded and directed the Gender Violence and Social Change Program at the University of Virginia Women’s Center for 29 years until her retirement in June 2020. She is writing a book to help parents understand sexual misconduct and Title IX regulations, and how to appropriately support their children if they experience this violence. She currently lives with her wife of 33 years and three cats in Central Virginia.
Rose (She/Her)

Rose (She/Her)

SURVIVOR AND LAW STUDENT

Rose is a domestic violence survivor, victim advocate, and law student. In law school, Rose remains active with the One Love Foundation and the Domestic Violence Project. She plans to join the law firm of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and intends to make use of her law degree in the domestic violence prevention space. While an undergraduate student, Rose experienced severe and sustained emotional abuse, intimidation, and stalking from a dating partner. Now, she hopes to lift up other victims and survivors as they go through their own battles with abuse, trauma, and growth.

Bryson Meadows (He/Him)

Bryson Meadows (He/Him)

STUDENT COORDINATOR, FLAGLER COLLEGE

Bryson Meadows is the Student Coordinator for the It’s On Us Chapter at Flagler College. Majoring in Sociology and Media Studies while minoring in Philosophy and Pre-Law, his number one goal in life is to leave the world ‘a bit better and more beautiful because I have lived in it’ -par with Edward W Bok’s philosophy. He believes life is tough enough as it is, people helping people helping people is the best chance we have at getting through it.

Caley Plank (She/Her)

Caley Plank (She/Her)

MUSICIAN AND STUDENT, CHELSEA HIGH SCHOOL

Caley Plank is a 17 year old student, musician, actress, and activist who lives in Chelsea, MI. A two year academic letter winner and member of the National Honor Society, Caley enjoys singing, playing the saxophone, and performing in the high school show choir. Caley has participated in many local theater and musical productions. Most recently, Caley played Finnula in the 2021 Chelsea Theatre Guild production of Wonderful Wacky Witches. Caley is currently pursuing her interest to attend a four year college to earn a degree in film of musical theatre.

Jenna Waipa (She/Her)

Jenna Waipa (She/Her)

LEAD DEPUTY TITLE IX COORDINATOR, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI'I HILO

A proud Native Hawaiian born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, Jenna Waipa serves as the Lead Deputy Title IX Coordinator at the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo. She will be celebrating 10 years of employment with the University in July 2021. She is truly committed to providing critical crisis management and accessible resources to the lāhui. She is an advocate of cultural competency, honoring indigenous knowledge, and comprehensive inclusion. These are especially effective when implementing support services to anyone in Hawaiʻi impacted by domestic violence, dating violence, or discrimination. He ʻaʻaliʻi kū makani mai au.

Nyk Robertson (They/Them)

Nyk Robertson (They/Them)

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR TRIO SSS, EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY

Nyk Robertson (they/them) received a Bachelor’s in English and Minor in Creative Writing from Emporia State University in Emporia, KS and a Master’s in Gender Studies from Simmons College in Boston, MA. They are currently pursuing a PhD in Higher Education. Their work has been published in Damaged Goods, Dirty Chai, Diverse Voices, Glitterwolf, Iris Brown Lit Mag, Santa Fe Writer’s Project, Sidelines, Sinister Wisdom, and Skin to Skin. They are currently pursuing a PhD where their research focuses on Freire’s hope theory, student activism, and centering humanity.

Erin Henshaw (She/Her)

Erin Henshaw (She/Her)

CO-FOUNDER, THE MIND BODY PROJECT

Erin Lee Henshaw is a facilitator and co-founder of The Mind Body Project. She launched this company in 2015 to bring trauma sensitive mindfulness programs to schools, hospitals and communities. She believes in experiential learning and has taught mindfulness programs in China, India, South Africa and the United States. Programs with Erin involve a strong foundation in brain science, a container of kindness and a dash of optimism for increasing comfort and reducing struggle. Erin is currently teaching online courses, workshops, trainings and individual sessions.

Dr. Elizabeth Frost (She/Her)

Dr. Elizabeth Frost (She/Her)

TITLE IX COORDINATOR, EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY

Dr. Frost has been working in the field of Title IX for more than a decade. She holds a BA in Psychology, MA in Educational Leadership, and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration. Dr. Frost was instrumental in writing the first sexual harassment/misconduct policy and procedures for Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. She remains very passionate about equity and equality by continuing to stay up-to-date with the ever-changing world of Title IX.

Tierra Barber (She/Her)

Tierra Barber (She/Her)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS, CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Tierra strives to help others become the best version of themselves through education and health and wellness. Professionally she serves as an Assistant Director of Admissions for Central Michigan University. Tierra graduated from Baylor University and is a graduate of the 2011 NCAA Leadership Institute. She also completed the Athlete Development Professional Certification Program with The Wharton School. You can find Tierra teaching regular yoga, meditation, and fitness.

CONTACT US

TBTNF is a 100% volunteer organization. We do our best to respond to inquiries within 24 hours, if not sooner. TBTNF has victims' rights attorneys to provide Legal Assistance for survivors. Please complete the intake form. For all other inquiries, complete our contact form. If you are in need of immediate medical or legal support, please call 911. If you are in need of counseling support, please call (855) 598-4086 in the US or visit our Resources section for further information.

CONTACT US

TBTNF is a 100% volunteer organization. We do our best to respond to inquiries within 24 hours, if not sooner. TBTNF has victims' rights attorneys to provide Legal Assistance for survivors. Please complete the intake form. For all other inquiries, complete our contact form. If you are in need of immediate medical or legal support, please call 911. If you are in need of counseling support, please call (855) 598-4086 in the US or visit our Resources section for further information.

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