ANDREA PINO is a first generation college student, and attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in Political Science and English, and pursued research around the policy framing of Title IX, and campus violence. Andrea filed a Federal Complaint with the Department of Education against UNC, and her activism has been featured on front page of the New York Times, Vogue, CNN, Good Morning America, The Melissa Harris-Perry Show, and countless other media sources and in 2013, she was listed alongside President Barack Obama as one of the most influential forces in higher education.
SOFIE KARASEK is an anti-sexual violence activist and a co-founder of End Rape on Campus. She spearheaded two 31-person federal complaints against the University of California, Berkeley, where she is currently a senior studying Political Economy. Sofie has also been a leading advocate for California's groundbreaking affirmative consent law and her work has been featured in national and international media including The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, CNN, Bloomberg Businessweek, and Marie Claire.
ANNA VOREMBERG is a 2013 graduate of Clark University in Worcester, MA; while at Clark, Anna studied Psychology and Holocaust and Genocide studies, completing her undergraduate thesis in the associations between guilt, shame, and mental illness. Anna currently resides in Boston, MA after living for a year in Washington, DC.
Anna is EROC's Director of Development and Partnerships and a consultant.
KRISTEN BROWN is a 2008 graduate of Occidental College who assisted with filing the federal Title IX and Clery complaints against the College. She holds a B.S. in Politics from Occidental and an M.A. in International Law and Global Security from Georgetown University. Her research interests include human rights abuses, cyber crime, and nationalism and nation building in the former Yugoslavia.
MIA FERGUSON is a lead complainant against Swarthmore College, where she is an Engineering and Sociology/Anthropology major. Born in England, Mia is recently a United States citizen. Her work most recently has been with APX Labs, where she focuses on human interaction and smart glass technology.
RACHEL GREEN is a senior at Indiana University - Bloomington. She will graduate in May with a B.A. in Sociology and Economics and a certificate in the Liberal Arts and Management Program.She had been active as an advocate for survivors, working to improve prevention and response efforts through her work as a leader of Culture of Care and as a vocal activist in local and state communities. Much of her work focuses on the importance of early prevention efforts such as comprehensive sex education.
SASHA SMITH is from Salt Lake City, Utah where she works as an advocate and crisis counselor. She is a staff member at a local nonprofit as a member of their Hospital Response Team, where she helps survivors through the rape kit examination process. She is in her last semester at the University of Utah where she will graduate with degrees in Biology and Human Development and Family Studies. She hopes to research sexual violence in the context of public health and continue her advocacy work after graduation.