Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Sexual Assault, Abuse and Harassment

ID: 738055 Pennsylvania, USA

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Expert is a world-renowned expert in sexual assault, sexual misconduct, handbook policies, and Title IX, among other topics that are sought after as a guest speaker/ lecturer at 5,000+ schools. Katie has provided expertise for the UN in their mission to end sexual violence globally along with lobbying for the Clery Act (1990), Campus Sexual Assault Victims' Bill of Rights (1992), as well as the Student Right to Know and Security Act (1992).

Ms. Expert is an internationally recognized author, activist, and educator around technology, safety, and healthy relationships. She has appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine, The Oprah Winfrey Show, NBC Nightly News, CNBC Talk Live, CNN, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Later Today, MSNBC, Entertainment Tonight, and other national television programs. Katie is the subject of an HBO movie and has lectured at over 5000 schools and universities around the world. Ms. Expert is the founder of the Take Back the Night Foundation, which is an international organization working to end sexual violence, support survivors, and raise awareness.

Ms. Expert has assisted the US Department of Education in developing and providing programs to women in high-risk communities. Her testimony on Capitol Hill was instrumental in the passage of federal student safety legislation. She has presented to the Division 1 Basketball Coaches at the Final Four, to the top 200 officers of the Department of Defense at the Pentagon, and to Chinese Delegates at the UN. In 2007, Coe College awarded her an honorary doctorate for her extensive work on student safety and public service.

Professional Interests:
Sexual Misconduct Policies and Response
Technology Use and Abuse
Student and Campus Safety
Title IX, Sexual Harassment
Victims’ Rights and Advocacy
Bullying, Harassment and Cyber-Misconduct
Gender Issues and Discrimination
Research Supported Educational Strategies
Risk Management
Human Resources and Employee Training


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2009 Degree: Honorary Doctorate Subject: Public Service Institution: Coe College
Year: 1994 Degree: BS Subject: Public Policy Institution: The College of William & Mary
Year: 1994 Degree: BS Subject: Women's Studies Institution: The College of William & Mary

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2021 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Executive Producer Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2018 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2018 Employer: Think2Wellness Title: President Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2015 Employer: DragonFly Learning Title: Executive Director Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1994 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Founder Department: Leadership
Lead and direct company.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1999 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Exec Director Department: Leadership
Lead and direct organization.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Chapter
The Forum of Executive Women, Philadelphia Chapter
National Organization for Victims Assistance, Lifetime Member
Licenses / Certifications
Sexual Assault Victim Response Counselor, Virginian’s Allied Against Sexual Assault Certification Program
Awards / Recognition
1. Japan-US Senate Scholarship for Ambassador Youth Exchange Program Award Recipient
2. COAR Respect Award, Campus Organized Against Rape
3. Finalist, Harry S. Truman National Scholarship Award
4. Young Feminist of the Year, National Organization for Women
5. Phi Beta Kappa
6. Service Award, Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
7. Safe, Intelligent, Decision Making Award, Delta Beta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
8. Bringing Leaders and Students Together, Greek Blast Leadership Conference; Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO
9. Promoting Infinity Dignity and Worth Award, Respect Program Advisory Council, United States Corps of Cadets, United States Military Academy at West Point, 4 years
10. Inaugural Year of Sexual Assault Awareness Month Celebration, Keynote Trainer, United States Department of Defense, Certificate of Appreciation
11. First Army Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Award, First United States Army, Lieutenant General Thomas G. Miller Commanding
12. United States Secretary of the Air Force, Letter of Commendation and Appreciation. US Air Force Academy Keynote for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
13. Virginia Women’s Suffrage Centennial Agent of Change Award. Virginia Museum of History and Culture. Richmond, VA
14. TedX Talk at Wake Forest University. Winston-Salem, NC.
15. National Organization for Victims Assistance Edith Surgan Victim Activist Award
Publications and Patents Summary
Publications: 24
Books and Book Chapters: 2
Manuals and Survey Instruments: 18
Multimedia: 8
TV, Film, Podcast, Radio, Webcast, & Theatre: 18
Newspaper Interviews & Features (selected): 22
Media Appearances (selected): 25

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has helped over 2 dozen attorneys with their various cases over the last 30 years.
Training / Seminars
Speaking and Training (selected): 192
Marketing Experience
Editor-in-Chief, Sexual Misconduct Source Book for Schools, 2 years
Editor-in-Chief, Cyber-Compendium for Parents and Teachers, 3 years
Editor-in-Chief, Take Back the Night Guidebook
Editor-in-Chief, Think2Wellness Character Curriculum Series
Editor-in-Chief, Cyber-Smarts for Families
Other Relevant Experience
- US Ambassador to India. Addressing sexual violence. What can we learn from the United States?
- Keynote Presenter and Instructor. United Nations Outreach to China. “Addressing Sexual Violence: What Can be Learned from Efforts the United States?” United Nations, New York City
- Safety for Women Event, Pakistan. UNICEF
- 10 Points of International Light. Global Outreach to End Sexual Violence by Take Back The Night International Summit to End Sexual Violence. Executive Director. Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus. New York, NY
- Global Virtual Take Back The Night Event. Director. Presenter. x4
- Keynote Presenter. NGAGE: Next Generation Advocates for Gender Equity. India. Webcast
- Global Virtual Take Back The Night Event. Director. Presenter. Webcast

- Contributing architect and lobbyist, Campus Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill of Rights
- Contributor and lobbyist, Student Right to Know and Security Act
- Conference Director, Shatter the Silence to Stop the Violence Conference, Take Back The Night Foundation and Avon Foundation for Women
- Lead Consultant, U.S. Campaign about Violence Against Women, Tour of India with U.S. Ambassador to India
- Event Director for 10 Points of Light to Take Back The Night- ongoing annual event.
- Director and Producer. “Jump Start Java Webinar Lecture and Discussion Series.” Forum of Executive Women, Philadelphia Chapter
- Event Director for Featured Charity, Hoopsville Classic Basketball Tournament, Stevenson University
- Director, 10 Points of Light National Event
- Shine Your Light National Yoga Event, Director. Presenter. Webcast
- Shine Your Light National Yoga Event, Director. Webcast

- Virginians Allied Against Sexual Violence, Certification Program
- Avalon: The Center for Women and Children, Volunteer Rape Crisis Counselor; Williamsburg, VA; 4 years
- Rally for Red Dance Performance Benefit. Megan Curet Performance; New York, NY

- Delegate, Sexual Assault Response Task Force, Cornell University, 2 years
- (undisclosed position), Students Helping Others to Understand Trauma (SHOUT)

- School Leadership Committee, Wayne Elementary School, 2 years
- Landscape Committee Chair, Brooke Farm Home Owners Association, 2 years

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