Rape Culture: A Survivor’s Perspective
Presenter: Brittany Piper
Presenting Partner: CAMPUSPEAK
Program Description: Brittany Piper shares her story of a vulnerable time in her life when she became a victim of sexual assault. Her personal and moving story, blended with non-judgmental and healthy dialogue about rape, helps students see a clearer picture of the realities of the rape culture in which they live. Brittany reveals how we all participate in rape culture and emphasizes the importance of the role they play that can either perpetuate or end the cycle.
Time: 75-90 minutes
Intended Audience: Fraternity and sorority leaders (groups under 100).
Goals: As a result of attending this program, students will learn:
- The impact that sexual violence can have on an individual
- The importance of reporting sexual assault
- How to address the community’s involvement in rape culture through such concepts as victim-blaming, bystander behavior and rape myths
- How to provide healthy support and compassion to a rape survivor
Presenter Bio: Brittany is a rape-survivor, women’s rights scholar and activist who has traversed the globe in the fight against sexual violence and women’s rights. A graduate from the Indiana University School of Journalism, Brittany holds a degree in photojournalism, with a minor in women’s studies. She is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Association of Professional Women.
More information: Download a one-pager about this program.
Booking Information: Contact CAMPUSPEAK at (844) 745-8570 or firstname.lastname@example.org.