Violence Prevention Educators
Juan Bordon (he/him) is a peer advocate and a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. He's a junior 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.
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Hannah Defay (she, her, hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. She is a junior from Massachusetts. She is currently majoring in Psychology. Outside of PARC, she works as a Phonathon caller. As a Violence Prevention Educator, she is looking forward to helping the Brandeis community learn about violence and bystander intervention and make campus a safer place.
Lexi Foman (she/her/hers) has worked as a Violence Prevention Educator with PARC since Fall 2018. She is a senior from St. Paul, Minnesota. She is majoring in Politics and WGS (Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies) and minoring in Legal Studies and SJSP (Social Justice and Social Policy). In her free time, she loves cooking, exploring nature, trying new restaurants, and spending time with friends. As a member of Greek life at Brandeis, Lexi is passionate about using her position as a VPE with PARC to promote education and accountability around the topics of sexual and relationship violence within the Greek life community at Brandeis.
Lauren Formanski (she/her/hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator with PARC. She is a junior from southern New Jersey, double majoring in Neuroscience and Biology with a minor in Linguistics. Outside of PARC, Lauren is on the E-board of the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. This semester she is excited to work towards the de-stigmatization of conversations on sexual and dating violence while working to prevent its occurrence.
Ali Hagani (she/her) is a Peer Advocate and a Violence Prevention Educator with PARC. She is a junior majoring in Sociology and WMGS, 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. As a Violence Prevention Educator, Ali is excited to educate others on topics surrounding violence and to promote a more supportive campus community.
Adrián Karwowski (he/him/his) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. He is a sophomore whose major is undecided but has an interest in Computer Science, Legal Studies, and Studio Arts. Outside of the office, Adrián is a fencer of the Brandeis Varsity Fencing Team, Sergeant of Arms of the Greek Awareness Council, and a member of the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. Adrián comes all the way from Spain, Madrid, but currently resides in Bayonne, New Jersey. He enjoys making art, as well as hiking. As a Violence Prevention Educator, Adrián hopes to make the Brandeis community a safer and more friendly environment for everybody to enjoy.
Maya Klareich (she/her/hers) is a junior majoring in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and minoring in Anthropology. Along with being a VPE for PARC, she is also a Ramah College Network Fellow on campus and a member of the sorority Sigma Delta Tau. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, eating new foods, and talking about Harry Styles. She is excited to be on the PARC team and work with others to better educate the Brandeis community.
Margo Sobel (she/her/hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. She is a junior from Teaneck, New Jersey and is majoring in Anthropology and Sociology with a minor in CAST (Creativity, Arts, and Social Transformation). Outside of PARC, Margo is an Anthropology UDR, leads Body Positive Brandeis, and works as a Student Interviewer in Admissions. She also loves to try out new restaurants, watch late-night talk show interviews on YouTube, and pet any dog in sight.
Precious Ufomadu (She/Her/Hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. She is currently a graduate student at Brandeis University in the BA/MA Program in International Economics and Finance. She is a Community Advisor (CA) in a second-year dorm, volunteers with TAPS (Teaching Assistants in Public Schools) and is the Vice-President for BASO (Brandeis African Student Organization). Precious is a Texas-born Nigerian who loves to learn and travel. She hopes that as an educator at PARC, she will be able to gain enough knowledge to foster dialogue about consent and healthy relationships within her community and beyond.
Zeyu Yan (she/her/hers) is a violence prevention educator at PARC. She is currently a sophomore majoring in IGS, Biology and HSSP with minors in Psychology and Legal Studies. Outside of PARC, Zeyu enjoys theatre, reading books and spending time with her friends. She is glad to be a member of PARC and looks forward the time she will be working here. This semester, as originally born and raised in China, she aims to get more Chinese people involved in the training that the violence prevention program offers.