Shattering the Statistics: Defining the Problem

October 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Shattering the Statistics: Defining the Problem
The University of Pittsburgh’s Sexual Violence Prevention Office will be launching a new educational series, Shattering the Statistics: A Collective Effort Towards Ending Sexual Violence. This educational series will be targeted towards the University community to explore and bring awareness to issues around sexual violence and ongoing prevention initiatives.

Each month we will explore a different topic. The next installment in the series, titled, Defining the Problem—will be held on Thursday, October 15th (12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.) and will explore statistics and trends regarding sexual violence, with an emphasis on college campuses.


Dr. Jay Darr- Director, University Counseling Center, University of Pittsburgh

Amy Filip- SAFE Peer Educator, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Rachel E. Gartner- Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Danny Jacobson Lopez- Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, University of Pittsburgh (Doctoral alumnus)

Dr. Elizabeth Miller, Professor in Pediatrics, Public Health, and Clinical and Translational Science, University of Pittsburgh; Co-Director of Planning for the Pittsburgh Study; Director of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, UPMC

Jasmine Riviera, Director of Victim Response, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape

Eric Macadangdang- Student Government Board President, University of Pittsburgh

Carrie Benson- Prevention and Education Coordinator, Sexual Violence and Education Office, University of Pittsburgh

Register here.