Organizers

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Co-Founder and Lead Organizer: Caroline Whitlow

Caroline is a junior from Virginia Beach, VA majoring in Social Work with a minor in Medical Spanish. She is a member of Alpha Phi Omega and loves coffee, running, travel, and her dog, Parsley. Caroline is a survivor of sexual assault who went through the reporting process at JMU and hopes that by the time she graduates, other survivors will feel supported and believed by the university enough to come forward.

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Co-Founder and Lead Organizer: Anna Kaplan

Anna is a junior from Burke, VA. She is majoring in Mathematics with minors in Secondary Education and Environmental Studies. Anna is the proud mother of a cat named Basil and loves kombucha tea, lifting, learning, and Chance the Rapper. Her favorite graphic is the rape culture pyramid. Anna hopes to see a shift in the culture of the student body to one where sexual violence is absolutely not tolerated.

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Co-Founder: Mary Landy

Mary is a senior from Ridgebury, PA. She is a Journalism major and Environmental Humanities minor, Dave Matthews lover and member of Alpha Phi Omega. Mary has also founded a campus chapter of The World Needs More Love Letters. She is passionate about law, loves JMU and hopes to see the administration begin collaborating with students to create more effective sexual misconduct policies and procedures.

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Co-Founder and Lead Organizer: Kearstin Kimm

Kearstin is a junior Computer Science major from Placerville, CA. She enjoys hiking, adventuring with her dog Harley and discovering new music. Kearstin appreciates the resources offered to sexual violence survivors on campus, but hopes the university will take a more proactive stance on holding perpetrators accountable.

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Class Organizer, 2019: Crystal Inman

Crystal is a senior majoring in Computer Science. She hopes to see greater accountability for faculty misconduct and sexual harassment.

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Class Organizer, 2020: Alyssa Martini

Alyssa is a junior from Haddon Township, NJ. She is a Biology major on a Pre-Med track. Alyssa loves coffee, music, dogs, and writing. She hopes to see positive change regarding the negative stigma surrounding sexual assault and the way survivors are treated.

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Class Organizer, 2021: Natalie Hackmann

Natalie is a sophomore from Virginia Beach, VA majoring in Interdisciplinary Liberal Studies and minoring in Special Education. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, a chocolate enthusiast, and loves animals. Natalie is passionate about education and hopes to inform our community on this issue in an effort to see change in both attitudes and policy regarding sexual violence.