Elizabeth

Co-Director of Center for Advocacy, Prevention & Education (CAPE)
Director of Gender-Based Violence Prevention
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Elizabeth serves OSU as the inaugural director of gender-based violence prevention and co-director of CAPE. Elizabeth firmly believes that prevention is possible when it is rooted in community engagement, situated in the larger context of liberatory praxis, and centers the lived experiences of marginalized survivors. She loves helping the OSU community see how it can cultivate a culture of consent and prevent gender-based violence. When she’s not at work Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her three dogs Joaquin, River and Pumpkin (you can visit Pumpkin at the Pride Center where she volunteers once a week). Elizabeth is an avid coffee drinker and enjoys watching soccer. When she is cuddled on the sofa with the dogs, sipping a cup of coffee and watching soccer, she is in her happy place. Email Elizabeth.



 

Amanda

Sexual Health Specialist
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Amanda has been leading the Sexual Health Team at Oregon State for the last four years. As the sexual health specialist, Amanda oversees the university’s consent, healthy relationships and sex education outreach and programming, as well as the distribution of safer sex supplies on campus. Prior to her role as sexual health specialist, Amanda worked for two years as a graduate assistant and advocate with the Survivor Advocacy Services team while completing her Master of Public Health (MPH) at OSU. You may see Amanda or her team across campus conducting workshops, organizing outreach events and activities, distributing safer sex supplies via our Safer Sex Spots, or trying to find the nearest dog to play with. When she’s not at work, Amanda enjoys spending time with friends; traveling; hanging out with her dog, Benny; cooking; attempting home improvement projects with her partner on their 1910s home; or binge watching the same three TV shows repeatedly. Email Amanda.

Lindsay

Gender-Based Violence Prevention Outreach Assistant
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Lindsay is a non-traditional undergraduate student, oldest sister to three siblings, dog mom, bell hooks lover and pasta enthusiast. She is currently pursuing a B.S. in psychology with a pre-med option and certificate in medical humanities. Lindsay is also a member of two research labs on campus, where she has the opportunity to investigate her interests in intersectional modes of prejudice, research inequity and trauma. Outside of academics, she usually spends her time traveling, binge watching TV shows with her partner or playing with her puppy, Blue. In her role at CAPE, she enjoys the many ways in which she gets to connect with the OSU community and build relationships, as well as how gender-based violence prevention work is inherently tied to her personal and academic passions surrounding equity and trauma-informed community care. Email Lindsay.

Mia

Peer Education Coordinator
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In her role as the Peer Education Coordinator, Mia oversees CAPE’s inaugural peer education program and develops gender-based violence prevention educational workshops and programming for the OSU community. With several years of experience as a gender-based violence prevention peer leader and certified peer educator, Mia is passionate about centering student perspectives in her work and believes that one of the best resources Oregon State students have is each other. She loves working with students, faculty and staff to foster a trauma-informed, sex-positive and survivor-centered culture of care and consent at OSU. When she’s not at work, Mia enjoys curling up with a book, spending time outside, and baking anything that involves cream cheese frosting.

Kayla

Peer Education Outreach Assistant
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Kayla is a current undergraduate student that serves as one of the outreach assistants on the CAPE Gender-Based Violence Prevention team. They are currently pursuing a double major in Psychology and Political Science with a focus in Law and Politics. During their time at OSU, they have been tasked with helping to develop and launch the peer education program. They have worked closely with the Prevention team and Peer Education Coordinator to help create a peer-led system that will promote positive change. In their role at CAPE, they have the ability to connect with students from all walks of life and exercise their passion for empowering their peers through raising awareness, providing support, and developing a safer environment. Outside of this, they can be found involved in OSUMB and music performance, hanging out with friends, busy with internship opportunities related to psychology, indoctrinating squirrels, or listening to new music. At CAPE, they enjoy the many avenues they can take to ensure that the community at Oregon State can live without fear and where equity, compassion, and respect are valued above all else.

Bri

Peer Educator
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Bri is a first-generation, non-traditional undergraduate student. They are pursuing a B.S. in Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies with minors in Psychology and Philosophy. Bri is a member of OSU TRiO and serves on TRiO’s student advisory board, advocating for other first-generation, low-income students. Bri is also the president and founder of the Let’s Talk About Sex club on OSU’s Corvallis campus, a peer-based discussion club that meets bi-monthly to discuss topics relating to sex and sexuality. Bri derives great satisfaction from their role as a Peer Educator for CAPE. They love being a resource for OSU students and participating in gender-based violence prevention efforts. When they are not on campus, Bri enjoys spending their time lifting weights, cuddling their two dogs (Mo and Stink), cooking/baking, listening to audiobooks/podcasts, and having deep, philosophical conversations with friends.

 

Julia

Peer Educator
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Julia is a fourth year economics student with public health and Spanish minors. Born and raised in Oregon, Julia fell in love with the OSU campus and Corvallis. They are pursuing a career in sexual health and relationship education and they feel so fortunate to work in peer education at CAPE! Julia also works as a Supplemental Instruction leader on campus. As a project during their last term at OSU, Julia is working (alongside Bri!) to create a sex education and relationships advice podcast through KBVR called “Let’s Talk About...” They hope to help more people feel empowered to have conversations about sexuality and advocate for their own pleasure in all aspects of life. While not studying or at work, Julia is an avid soup lover, reader, Zumba enthusiast, and dinner party host.

Jaea

Peer Educator
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Jaea is pursuing her B.S. in Public Health. Coming from Eastern Washington, she has enjoyed exploring Corvallis and finding her place at OSU. As a peer educator Jaea has been able to explore and act on her passion for community health. She strives to help build a space to create connections and open conversations surrounding gender-based violence. She fervently believes that everyone should feel safe, seen and accepted as they go through their lives. In her free time, Jaea enjoys getting lost in a good book, analyzing Broadway musicals, and frolicking through nature.