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Only 39 days before the start of DVAM 2014...

Domestic Violence, Gender, and Culture: Shining a Light

The Sexuality, Women & Gender Project (SWG) invites the community for an event in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM), taking place at Teachers College on October 17th from 6-9pm. A panel discussion on the role of gender and culture in domestic/intimate partner violence will be followed by a wine reception. This is a complimentary event, but RSVP is required as space is limited. Please wear purple this day to Teachers College in solidarity of DVAM and in particular to the event!
 
PANELISTS:
• Yi-Hui Chang, ATR-BC – Dean Hope Center of Educational and Psychological Services at Teachers College, Columbia University, Formerly of New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC) (http://www.nyawc.org/),
• Jennifer DeCarli, Esq., LMSW – Executive Director Mayor’s Office to Combat DomesticViolence (www.nyc.gov/domesticviolence)
• Sethu Nair – Manager of Communications & Outreach at Sakhi for South Asian Women (www.sakhi.org). 
• Stephanie Spanos, M.D.– Attending Psychiatrist, Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Girls’ Unit; Agapi Circles; Elpides
• Sujata Warrier, Ph.D. – Director, NYC Program – NYS Office for the Prevention ofDomestic Violence (http://www.opdv.ny.gov/)
 
MODERATORS:
• Aurelie Athan, Ph.D. – MA Program Coordinator, Department of Clinical Psychology; Sexuality, Women, and Gender Project; Teachers College, Columbia University
• Katerina (Katia) Stefanatou, B.S. – UNICEF; AGAPW – Focus on Youth Committee
 
CO-SPONSORS:
• Sexuality, Women, & Gender Project (www.swgproject.org)
• AGAPW: Association of Greek American Professional Women (www.agapw.org)
• The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University (www.tc.columbia.edu/diversity/)
 
 

Event date 
Thursday, 17 October 2013 - 6:00pm
Event location 
Millbank Chapel Auditorium,125 Zankel Building, Teachers College, Columbia University
City 
New York

State

Country 
US
Intended audience 
General Public
Donors/Funders/Lawmakers
Survivors and their Families
Community Partners/Allies
Faith Community
Communities of Color
LGBT Community
Older Adults
Educators/Students
Sponsoring organization 
Sexuality, Women, & Gender Project
Contact name 
Aurélie Athan
Contact email 
ama81@columbia.edu
Contact telephone 
(212) 678-7461
Organization/Event website 
http://swgproject.org/events/