Zahara's Dream #BeYouPowerfully Talk: Recovery from Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment
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About the Event
Join Zahara's Dream #BeYouPowerfully Talk with Guest Speaker Cailin Crockett who will share personal reflections and strategies on recovering from sexual abuse and harassment.
About Cailin Crockett
Cailin Crockett has worked to improve policies for vulnerable populations and survivors of gender-based violence through service in multiple federal agencies, managing multi-million dollar grant programs, leading interagency teams, and advising senior leaders in the White House, and the Departments of Defense, Justice, and Health and Human Services. Cailin has worked for both of Vice President Biden's Advisors on Violence Against Women as a two-time detailee in the White House, shaping policies to reform military sexual assault, leading a Trilateral Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls with the National Security Council, and serving on the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault. In 2015-2016, she was recruited by the US Mission to the UN to serve as a US Government secondee to the UN Development Program, advising on the inclusion of older persons, and persons with disabilities, in the Sustainable Development Goals. Cailin currently serves as a policy advisor in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, leading strategy to prevent intimate partner and sexual violence, child abuse and neglect, impacting Service members and their families. Outside of her federal service, Cailin is a Senior Research Consultant for Everytown for Gun Safety, guiding Everytown's research on the intersection of intimate partner and sexual violence with mass shootings and domestic terrorism. She is a Truman National Security Fellow and a Bloomberg American Health Initiative Fellow. Cailin earned her B.A. in Political Science and Spanish from UCLA (Phi Beta Kappa), and her Master's in Philosophy from the University of Oxford.
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