Unpacking Rape Culture Student Forum

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Contact: Patricia Boyett · pbboyett@loyno.edu · 5048653082

Location: Miller Hall 114

Unpacking Rape Culture

Student Forum, Take Back the Night Auxiliary Event

October 18, 2018, Miller Hall 114, 6:30 PM

Student leaders on the panel will discuss the prevalence of rape culture in the modern era and how we might work together to raise awareness, to change the culture, and to diminish sexual assault. Panelists include leaders of gender organizations, the Women’s Resource Center, and Alpha Chi Omega, all of which work to reduce gender violence. After the moderated portion of the panel, the audience will be invited to engage in the dialogue. Title IX Deputy and Chief Conduct Officer Diana Ward, Director of the Women’s Resource Center, Patricia Boyett, and Social Work Intern and Survivor Support Services Coordinator Laura Dickerson will be present to answer any questions about processes, programming, and resources.

Opening Speaker: Sequoya LaJoy

Short presentation of survey conducted with Dr. Marcus Kondkar


Moderator: Hadori Bukle

Women’s Resource Center Student Associate Director & Leader of Feminist Fridays



Gabrielle Rodriguez, President, Students Against Sexual Assault

Daniel DeBarge, Women’s Resource Center (member of the WRC advocacy team)

Noelie Zeichek, Vice President of Philanthropy, Alpha Chi Omega

Brailey Penny, Vice President, Plus+

Laura Porter, Panelist from Dillard University


Faculty/Staff Advisers

Diana Ward (Title IX/Student Conduct)

Patricia Boyett (Women’s Resource Center)

Laura Dickerson (University Counseling Center)