Violence Prevention Educators
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.
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Hannah Defay (she, her, hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. She is a sophomore 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.
Lauren Formanski (she/her/hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator with PARC. She is a sophomore 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 sophomore 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 first-year student 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 at 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 sophomore 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.
Gabrielle (she/her/hers) is a second-year Master of Public Policy candidate at the Heller School, concentrating in women's, gender and sexuality studies. Originally from the Boston area, she is a returned Peace Corps volunteer who served in the Philippines teaching English and implementing Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) camps for out-of-school youth. Gabrielle looks forward to continuing to work on issues of consent and healthy relationships at Brandeis as a Violence Prevention Educator and to learning from the insights and creativity of her peers during trainings and workshops. Her other interests include running, reading, cooking, horror movies and podcasting.
Becky Schwartz (she/her/hers) is a violence prevention educator at PARC, double majoring in psychology and anthropology. Outside of class, she is also the events coordinator at the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, a member of Student Conduct Board, a research assistant at the Social Interaction and Motivation lab and a team member at the Brandeis University Bookstore. She is also active in cheerleading and the Brandeis Orthodox Organization. Becky is looking forward to all that PARC will accomplish this coming year.
Margo Sobel (she/her/hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. She is a sophomore 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 volunteers with two Waltham groups and works in the office for Brandeis Precollege Programs. She also loves to try out new restaurants, watch Ellen videos on YouTube, and pet any dog in sight.
Precious Ufomadu (She/Her/Hers) is a Violence Prevention Educator at PARC. She is currently a Senior at Brandeis University double majoring in Economics and International and Global Studies (IGS). Also, she is a Brandeis International Business School (IBS) Scholar and is currently enrolled as a first year 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 freshman 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.