Peer Advocates

Please refer to the Peer Advocate schedule for a better overall view of office hours.
Amanda Allred
Amanda Allred
Amanda Allred (she/her) is a peer advocate in training. She’s from Kansas City, Missouri and is a second-year graduate student in the Genetic Counseling program. She enjoys reading, cooking, and traveling. Amanda is excited to join the PARC team and hopes to increase the visibility of the office to Brandeis’ graduate student community. Her Spring office hours will be available soon.
Tanashya Batra
Tanashya Batra ’21

Tanashya Batra (she/her) is the Violence Prevention Volunteer Coordinator and a Peer Advocate. She is a sophomore majoring in International and Global Studies and thinking about a minor in Legal Studies. As a peer advocate, she is looking forward to helping survivors and contribute to de-stigmatizing sexual assault on campus. Outside of PARC, she is an ambassador for Brandeis admissions, a member of the ‘DEIS Impact organizing committee and an advocate for the Office of Student Rights Advocacy. She enjoys traveling and reading. Her Spring office hours will be available soon.

अगर आपको हिंदी मैं मदद चाहिए तो, मुझे मेरे ऑफिस के घंटो मैं आकर मिलिए.

Kaya Bothe
Kaya Bothe ’21

Kaya Bothe (she/her) is a Peer Advocate and the Office Coordinator at PARC. She is a sophomore studying Health, Science, Society and Policy (HSSP) and International Global Studies (IGS). A fun fact about her is that she can unicycle and juggle! Outside of PARC, she is on the executive board of the Campus Activities Board (CAB) and is on the Executive Board of the Active Minds Club. As a peer advocate, she is excited about helping survivors and making a change on campus. Her Spring office hours will be available soon.

Chila Haber
Chila Haber ’19

Chila Haber (she/her) is a peer advocate and confidential resource at PARC. She's from Wellesley, Massachusetts and a Senior double majoring in Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies and Anthropology. Along with working at PARC, Chila loves to perform and is a part of Brandeis Starving Artists, a co-ed acapella group on campus. She is grateful to be a part of the PARC community and looks forward to increasing the visibility of the ofice at Brandeis and contributing awareness to sexual assault prevention. Chila speaks English and is also conversational in Spanish. Her Spring hours will be available soon.

Si necesitas ayuda en español, por favor venga a mis horas de oficina.

Serena Shen
Serena Shen ’19

Serena Shen (she/her) is the Media and Communications Coordinator and a Peer Advocate. She is a senior from Great Neck, New York and double-majoring in Psychology and Business with a minor in Creative Writing. Outside of PARC, she is also the President of the Brandeis Asian American Students Association (BAASA). She enjoys writing, refining her photography skills, and petting dogs in her free time. This semester, she looks forward to continuing her work in supporting and empowering survivors and making resources available and accessible to the Brandeis community as a whole. Serena's Spring office hours will be available soon.

Jessica Whimper
Jessica Whimper ’21

Jessica Whimper (she/her) is a Peer Advocate. She is a sophomore planning to major in Sociology and minor in Afro-African American Studies. This semester, she is excited to work with the other peer advocates to create events at the PARC. She is also looking forward to bringing awareness to the crime of sexual violence, here on Brandeis University's campus and beyond. Her Spring office hours will be available soon.

Kelyn Zhang
Kelyn Zhang ’19

Kelyn Zhang (she/her) and is a Peer Advocate and the Volunteer Coordinator. She is a senior majoring in Anthropology and HSSP with a minor in Art History This semester, she is looking forward to working at PARC and her goal for this semester is to share the knowledge and raise the awareness of sexual assault and sexual health for people with different cultural backgrounds. Her Spring office hours will be available soon.

如果你需要中文的服务,我的办公时间是:周一12:00-2:00pm, 周三12:00-2:00pm, 周五2:00-3:30pm.