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  • Johanna DeBari, M.A.


    287 High Street, Room 103


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    As the Director of the SHAPE Office, Johanna DeBari serves as a confidential resource to students whom have experienced sexual assault, stalking, dating violence, or other forms of intimate partner violence. She coordinates and creates training and education programs for sexual violence prevention & healing for students groups, faculty, staff, and administrators, including support groups for students. 

    Johanna earned her Master's of Arts in International Studies, with certificates in Human Rights and Feminist Studies from the University of Connecticut. Her Master's project focused on framing sexual violence against women on college campuses as a human security threat in an effort to enhance current preventative efforts from a nuanced perspective. In addition, she has served as a peer educator for Mentors in Violence Prevention at Keene State College from 2011-2014 and a facilitator for the Violence Against Women Prevention Program at the University of Connecticut during the summer of 2014.

    She comes to Wesleyan University from the Women’s Center of Greater Danbury, where she served as the Trainer/Adult Educator. In this role, she oversaw all professional training programs, including certification training for staff, interns, and volunteers to become Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Crisis Counselor/Advocates.

  • Asiyah Herrero

    SHAPE Intern

    287 High Street


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    Asiyah Herrero is a sophomore at Wesleyan. She is dedicated to preventing violence and creating supportive spaces for survivors in the communities that she belongs to. Currently, Asiyah serves as the SHAPE intern for the 2019-2020 year. She is available as a resource to help connect students with on and off campus resources for instances of interpersonal violence. Outside of Wes, Asiyah has worked with Day One NY in numerous capacities to prevent and address teen dating violence and sexual assault.