If you are in danger call 911.
Or reach the National Domestic Violence Hotline
at 1­-800-799-7233 or TTY 1­-800-787-3224.
review these safety tips.

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DVAM 2015 is Now!

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!
• 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) (,
• Jennifer DeCarli, Esq., LMSW – Executive Director Mayor’s Office to Combat DomesticViolence (
• Sethu Nair – Manager of Communications & Outreach at Sakhi for South Asian Women ( 
• 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 (
• 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
• Sexuality, Women, & Gender Project (
• AGAPW: Association of Greek American Professional Women (
• The Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Community Affairs, Teachers College, Columbia University (

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


Intended audience: 
General Public
Survivors and their Families
Community Partners/Allies
Faith Community
Communities of Color
LGBT Community
Older Adults
Sponsoring organization: 
Sexuality, Women, & Gender Project
Contact name: 
Aurélie Athan
Contact email:
Contact telephone: 
(212) 678-7461
Organization/Event website: