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Women's Center Staff

Cassandra Pegg-Kirby, Director
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In my role as Director of the Women's Center, utilizing a social justice framework, I lead the development and delivery of programming, services and advocacy around issues that impact women. I live in Kent and have been a member of the Kent State Community for over 15 years. Given my experiences and the relationships I have built in my tenure at Kent State, I see the core of my work as building community through collaboration, outreach and action.

Experience:

My background includes working and volunteering at shelters for domestic violence and sexual assault as well as a group home for adolescent girls in both Pennsylvania and Ohio. My professional experience in higher education includes admissions, academic advising and serving as a police dispatcher in addition to my role at the Women's Center.

Contact Info:

E: cpeggkir@kent.edu

P: (330) 672-9230

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Alicia Robinson, Assistant Director

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Position:

I serve as the Assistant Director of the Women’s Center. In this role I am responsible for developing strategies and identifying resources for programs, services and advocacy to secure equity of experience and resources for female identifying faculty, staff and students. I also coordinate and plan the centers’ planned programming, events, and services for students and employees throughout the University. In this role I also support the continual advancement and quality of educational experience and professional life of women at Kent State University.

Experience:

Prior to accepting this position, I served as the Program Coordinator for the Women’s Center and the Office of Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services, and was the Graduate Assistant for the Women's Center.

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Sierra Clark, Graduate Assistant
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As the graduate student for the Women's Center I support the administrative staff through the implementation of programs focused on civic engagement, women's leadership, activism and awareness, and health and well-being.

Experience:

I first worked at the University as a public health and biology tutor for the Academic Success Center. I later became a student assistant for the same department. I have also coached swim team through out my undergraduate career at Kent State with the Akron Metropolitan Swim Association and as a volunteer assistant coach for Stow-Munroe Falls High School Swimming and Diving Team. Additionally, I have held research positions as a REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) student for Kent State in the Biochemistry department and as a Cancer Prevention and Control Summer Research Fellow at the University of Arizona for their Student Transformative Experiences to Progress Underrepresented Professionals (STEP-UP) program.

Contact Info:

E: sclark81@kent.edu

P: (330) 672-9230

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