Peer Advocates

Please refer to the Peer Advocate schedule for an overall view of office hours schedule. You can always drop in during Peer Advocate drop-in hours (Monday-Friday, 12pm-5pm), but if you'd prefer to schedule a meeting with any peer advocate or a particular peer advocate, click here.
Emily Atieh
Emily Atieh '23

Emily Atieh (she/her) is a peer advocate at PARC.  She is a freshman intending on majoring in Anthropology and IMES in addition to minoring in Arabic.  Outside of PARC, Emily is active in the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance and the Democrats group on campus.  In her free time, she enjoys reading literature, listening to classic rock, and messing around with various instruments.  As an advocate, Emily is hoping to support survivors as much as she can, and is grateful for the privilege of being able to do this important work on campus!

Sarah Baum
Sarah Baum '22

Sarah Baum (she/her) is a Peer Advocate at PARC. She is a sophomore intending to major in Computer Science and Psychology. Outside of PARC, Sarah participates in Brandeis' co-ed volleyball club and is a tutor at Prospect Hill Kids Club. She also enjoys reading and listening to music. Sarah is grateful to have the opportunity to act as a resource for the Brandeis community and she strives to empower and support survivors, in whatever way will benefit them most.

Eva Bohn
Eva Bohn

Eva (she/her) is a peer advocate. She is a sophomore planning to major in psychology. Outside of PARC she is a member of the Brandeis Mock Trial Team and enjoys volunteering. In her free time she likes to hang out with friends, bake, and draw. She is excited to join the PARC team and support persons who have experienced sexual violence in and out of PARC.

Juan Bordon
Juan Bordon '22

Juan Bordon (he/him) is a peer advocate and a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. He's a sophomore coming all the way from Asuncion, Paraguay majoring in International and Global Studies (IGS). Besides that, he is also exploring other areas this year such as Anthropology and Psychology. Along with working at PARC, Juan works as an ISSO student ambassador and is helping PARC as an interim Training and Events Coordinator. Juan also enjoys watching shows when he has some free time or hanging out with friends. He is pleased to continue to be a part of the PARC community this semester and looks forward to spreading awareness of sexual assault prevention. He speaks English, Spanish, Guarani, and Italiano. 
Si necesitas ayuda, ven a mi horario de oficina por favor.
Se hai bisogno di aiuto, vieni nel mio ufficio per favore.
Reikotevro pytyvõ, eju che rendápe roñemonguetá hag̃ua.

Ali Hagani
Ali Hagani '22

Ali Hagani (she/her) is a Peer Advocate and a Violence Prevention Educator with PARC. She is a sophomore majoring in Sociology and WGS, and minoring in Legal Studies and SJSP. Outside of PARC, Ali is an Undergraduate Representative (UDR) for the Sociology Department and does legislative work with the Every Voice Coalition. In her free time, she enjoys biking and spending time with friends. Ali looks forward to supporting and empowering those impacted by violence as a Peer Advocate at PARC. 

Tamar Harrison
Tamar Harrison '20

Tamar Harrison (she/her/hers) is a Peer Advocate. She is a senior majoring in Health Science, Society and Policy with a minor in African and African American Studies. In her free time she enjoys sleeping, tending to her house plants, and going to concerts. She has worked with PARC since 2017 and is excited to continue to be an advocate and support for the Brandeis community. 

Navya Kaur

Navya Kaur (she/her) is a confidential peer advocate at PARC. She is a second-year MA candidate in the Conflict Resolution and Coexistence program at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management.  She enjoys art, cooking and petting cats. Navya is looking forward to being a resource to the Brandeis community. 

यदि आपको हिंदी में सहायता की आवश्यकता हैमुझे मेरे ऑफिस के घंटो मैं आकर मिलिए.

ਜੇ ਤੁਹਾਨੂੰ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿਚ ਸਹਾਇਤਾ ਦੀ ਜ਼ਰੂਰਤ ਹੈਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ ਮੇਰੇ ਦਫ਼ਤਰ ਦੇ ਸਮੇਂ ਦੌਰਾਨ ਮੈਨੂੰ ਲੱਭੋ.

Dawn Kim
Dawn Kim '23

Dawn Kim (she/her) is a Peer Advocate at PARC. She is a first-year student studying Economics and Psychology. She is from South Korea and speaks fluent Korean. Outside of PARC, she works for the Public Relations Department at Give Orange Boston, which is a non-profit organization aiming at spreading the habit of making small donations. She is excited to be a part of PARC to empower people who experience violence on and off campus.
도움이 필요하시면 근무시간에 찾아주세요.

Grace Lee
Grace Lee '22

Grace Lee (she/her/hers)  is a peer advocate at PARC. She was born and raised in Nashua, New Hampshire. She is a sophomore majoring in International and Global Studies (IGS), Health, Science, Society, and Policy (HSSP), and minoring in Hispanic Studies. Besides working with PARC, she is the Publicity Chair for Brandeis' Korean Student Association. She is also a member of Brandeis' Kaos Kids Hip Hop Dance Crew. As a peer advocate, she hopes to provide support to those who have experienced dating or domestic violence and spread awareness on campus and beyond.
도움이 필요하면 근무 시간으로 오십시오.

Olivia Pavao
Olivia Pavao '20

Olivia (she/her/hers) is a Peer Advocate as well as the Media and Communications Coordinator at PARC. She is a senior majoring in Politics and English with a minor in Legal Studies. When she isn't at PARC, Olivia is the Publicity Chair for the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance on campus. Outside of academic interests, Olivia loves drawing, writing, and listening to music. Olivia hopes to help expand PARC's accessibility and visibility through its social media and empower those impacted by violence on Brandeis Campus and in the greater community.

Lucy Pugh-Sellers
Lucy Pugh-Sellers '20

Lucy Pugh-Sellers (she/her/hers and they/them/theirs) is a Peer Advocate. She is a senior majoring in History, African and African American Studies, and Film, Television and Interactive Media. In her free time she enjoys snacking and organizing. She is excited to be on the PARC team to support and empower people and help increase visibility and accessibility of resources for survivors in the Brandeis community.

Rachel Snyderman
Rachel Snyderman '20

Rachel Snyderman (she/her/hers) is a Peer Advocate and the Office Coordinator at PARC. She is a senior from Washington, DC, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Hispanic Studies and Linguistics. Outside of PARC, Rachel is a research assistant in the Aging, Culture, and Cognition Lab and a member of the a cappella group, Rather Be Giraffes. She loves to sing, bake, draw, and pet every dog she sees. As a PARC advocate, Rachel aims to broaden awareness on campus about the issues surrounding sexual, dating, and domestic violence and how they affect the Brandeis community, as well as to help make the warm and supportive atmosphere of PARC accessible to all parts of our community

Kharmalina Tong
Kharmalina Tong '20

Kharmalina Tong (she/her) is a Peer Advocate. She's from New York City and is a senior majoring in Biology and minoring in Psychology, with a pre-med track. Outside of PARC, she is a Research Assistant for the Social Interaction and Motivation Lab. She enjoys playing with her dog, Ketchup, laughing with others and listening to R&B. After Brandeis, she intends to attend medical school and focus her career in psychiatry. Her interest in the sciences and community service provides a multilayered perspective on the effects of empathy and mental health of other people and herself. Being a part of PARC allows her to empower individuals and provide a way to increase awareness of resources and support for the Brandeis Community.

Zach Williams
Zach Williams

Zach (he/him/his) is a peer advocate at PARC. He is a junior majoring in Politics and Health: Science, Society, and Policy. As a peer advocate, Zach is looking forward to making resources for survivors of sexual violence more available on campus. Outside of PARC, Zach is the co-President of STAND, a refugee and immigrant advocacy group, and the co-events coordinator for Brandeis Pro-Choice. In his free time, Zach enjoys reading, watching Jane the Virgin, spending time with friends, and learning about Judaism.