Day One — Kenya Rogers
Kenya Rogers (she/her) is a queer settler of mixed-race ancestry, currently living uninvited on the unceded territories of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations. She is a survivor, advocate and community-engaged researcher focused on dismantling rape culture and building communities of care. Her research focuses on trauma-informed approaches to post-secondary sexualized violence policy and her recent masters work culminated in a trauma-informed policy consultation guide for post-secondary universities and colleges that focuses on honouring story, centring care and practicing reciprocity. Kenya is currently the Advocate and Community-Researcher at UVic’s Centre for Indigenous Research and Community-Led Engagement and continues her community work as a support and consent educator through the Anti Violence Project. She will be attending UVic law in the joint JD/JID program in September 2021.
Day Two — Anna-Elaine Rempel
Anna-Elaine Rempe (she/her) is the executive director of the Alliance of British Columbia Students (ABCS) and a fourth-year political science student with honours at the University of Victoria. She has been involved in student advocacy since 2017, with a particular interest in issues around sexualized violence, mental health, gender equity, and anti-oppression.
Day Three — Jennifer Jordan
Jennifer Jordan (she/her) is the director of the Students Rights and Responsibilities Office (SRRO) at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU). The SRRO promotes a community of care and respect and works with the KPU community to handle student conduct (non-academic) issues, behaviours of concern, and incidences of sexual violence. Jennifer strongly believes in supporting learning and growth through intentional and empowering processes. As such, she applies restorative approaches whenever possible in working with students to repair harms caused and restore a positive relationship with the university community. Jennifer chairs KPU’s Behaviour Intervention team and co-chairs the Threat Assessment team; sits on a number of advisory groups; and has professional training in forensic experiential trauma interviewing, conflict analysis and mediation, and administrative justice.