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August 17th 2016:A Heroic Journey- Respect my Red

How do you arm college women with the tools they need to be safe on campus? What mechanisms are in place to safeguard against tragedies like the one that occurred at Stanford last semester? Katie has an answer and she will be on our next show, along with her amazing and inspiring crew. This show will educate, inspire, and empower you and the women you know to become stronger, more powerful, and better advocates for their peers.

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Katie Koestner

Katie Koestner is a national expert on student safety and technology issues. 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. She is the subject of an HBO movie and has lectured at over 2000 schools in North America. Her audiences have included the incoming classes at MIT, Brown University, West Point, the US Naval Academy, Amherst College, Williams College, the top 200 officers of the Department of Defense, and the American Association of School Administrators. In 2010, the US Ambassador to India invited Ka
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Amanda Blaugher

Amanda Blaugher serves as the Program Director for the Take Back The Night Foundation and is the Assistant Director of Residence Life at Penn State Harrisburg. Amanda oversees national campaigns such as 10 Points of Light and Respect My Red for the Take Back The Night Foundation. She works with school, colleges, and communities to help them organize their walks, runs, vigils and other programming components. She is the Conference Program Coordinator for Respect is Red: The International Summit to End Sexual Violence. Holding a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Shippensburg University, Amanda has been committed to raising awareness about all forms of sexual violence since she was a colleg
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Taylor Hendrickson

Taylor Hendrickson is a recent graduate from Breck School in Golden Valley, MN. Passionate about human rights and women’s rights, Taylor first became involved in Take Back The Night when she spoke to Katie Koestner after Katie visited her school. As part of her work for TBTN, Taylor served on the Planning Committee for the International Summit to End Sexual Violence, which was held in New York this past July. Working at TBTN has offered her an opportunity to learn about advocacy, education, and policy. This fall, Taylor will matriculate at the University of St Andrews, where she will pursue a degree in International Relations.
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Michelle Carroll

Michelle Carroll is the Campus Coordinator for the New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault (NYSCASA). She also serves as the Outreach Director for ‘Respect My Red.’ She graduated with Honors from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with a degree in Government and Comparative Literature. During her time at F&M, Michelle organized the community’s Take Back the Night for three years. She presented her experiences as a collegiate organizer at the 2013 Central Pennsylvania Consortium's Women's Studies Conference. After college, Michelle served as an elementary school teacher with Teach For America in Southwest Philadelphia and worked for a political consulting firm i
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Catherine de Lacoste-Azizi

Catherine de Lacoste-Azizi is a rising senior at The Agnes Irwin School in Rosemont, Pennsylvania. This spring and summer, she served on the planning committee for the International Summit to End Sexual Violence, and she is currently an intern with the Take Back the Night Foundation and the Communications Coordinator for the Respect My Red Campaign. She resides on Agnes Irwin's Council for Advancement of Girls, focusing especially on the Girls Council Advancement Network. She is also an intern and ambassador for GenHERation, a female empowerment network through which she toured the nation to host leadership workshops for high school girls last summer. Catherine enjoys performing in her schoo
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