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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.


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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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.


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.


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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