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Alexandra Donovan (She series)

Director
Confidential Resource
Alexandra is the Director of CARE and is a confidential resource for anyone impacted by sexual misconduct. She provides oversight and leadership for education, awareness, and case management, conducts training and education, and can often be found tabling around campus. Prior to Tufts, Alexandra has worked with international humanitarian aid and crisis work, victim witness advocacy, community shelters, counseling centers, hospital-based victim advocacy, state-level victim advocacy and Cambridge Public Health Department. Alexandra earned a BA from Syracuse University, MA from George Washington University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a concentration in trauma, and an International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance from the University of Geneva. She has won awards for her innovative, creative programming and a US State Department Fellowship to study gender-based violence in Cairo, Egypt. In her free time, she watches far too much TikTok (!!) and she’s never met a craft project she didn’t enjoy.

Emma Cohen, Ed.M. (She series)

Associate Prevention and Response Specialist
Confidential Resource
Emma is a yoga teacher, state-certified Sexual Assault Counselor, and Domestic Violence Advocate who has worked at sexual health clinics, rape crisis centers, and as a violence prevention and sexual health educator. She earned a BA from Macalester College in Gender & Sexuality Studies and a Master's in Education from Harvard University with a focus on prevention programming. Emma leans hard into the “millennial plant mom” trope (which you’ll see if you come by her office) and will tell anyone who’ll listen that smoothies are better if you add a little bit of seltzer. She is a confidential resource at Tufts and is available for in-person, video, or phone appointments.

Ariel Watriss, NP (Any pronouns)

Nurse Practitioner and Sexual Health Specialist
Confidential Resource
Ariel L Watriss is a nurse practitioner and sexual health specialist with Tufts Health Services. Their work with CARE is non-clinical (ie no testing or physical exams) appointments, and he supports students by answering any questions/queries they have about sexual health. All topics are welcome and she is open to any and all questions!
Please note that only professional staff are confidential resources.

Sex Health Reps 

 Sex Health Reps programming promotes sexual health, reduces stigma, and prevents sexual assault through ongoing campus-wide sex and consent education. 

 Sex Health Reps host events like Sexy Bingo, Smut Slam, and film screenings. They put on tailored events for/with specific groups such as residence halls or DSDI centers, as well as bigger events for the wider campus community. 

 For more information about their virtual and in-person programming or to bring them in for an event, follow them @tuftsshr or email the SHR Coordinators below. 

 

Sofie Lasko, Class of 2024

Sex Health Rep Coordinator Fall 2022
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Tess Kaplan, Class of 2024

Sex Health Rep Coordinator Fall 2022
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Green Dot 

 Green Dot is a proactive and reactive Bystander Intervention program that focuses on changing our campus culture and building skills for a safer community. 

 Green Dot offers one, two, or four-hour trainings that are tailored to your group’s needs. They train athletic teams, student organizations, and sit on the President’s Steering Committee for Sexual Misconduct Prevention. 

 For more information or to request a training, follow them @tuftsgreendot or email the Green Dot coordinators below. 

Elizabeth Cucuzella, Class of 2024

Green Dot Coordinator Fall 2022
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Meg van den Beemt, Class of 2024

Green Dot Coordinator 2022-2023
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