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Jennifer O'ConnellJennifer O'Connell


Serving as the Director is not only an honor for Jennie but also a passion.  In her role, Jennie provides prevention and awareness to the university community around sexual violence.  She also is there to support anyone within the University who is impacted by sexual violence. Jennie provides assistance in connecting with resources not only on campus but in the community that empower survivors and those who care about them to overcome the trauma of sexual violence.

Jennie has 15 years of experience with program development, public speaking and crisis intervention working with youth, young adults, professionals and individuals as well as four years of community organizing. She holds a certification as a Prevention Specialist as well as a trainer of the Green Dot Bystander Program.

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Alicia Robinson 
Alicia Robinson
Assistant Director

Alicia Robinson serves as the Assistant Director of Kent State University’s Women's Center and SRVSS Office, where she assists the directors of the Women’s Center and Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services (SRVSS) in the administration of programs and services. In this role, she coordinates and plans the centers’ programming and events for students throughout the University. Ms. Robinson’s role also supports the continual advancement and quality of educational experience and professional life of women and survivors of sexual violence at Kent State University.

Alicia can be reached by email at arobin16@kent.edu.