Author: Katharine

14 Dec CANES CONSENT ON NPR

For the fifth semester running, my Sex & Sexuality class put on the  only biannual, student-led dialogue on our campus' sexual assault. Programs like Canes Consent, through education, outreach and empowerment, help combat this. LISTEN TO THE NPR STORY HERE....

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23 Oct RESOURCES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT VICTIMS

NATIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT HOTLINE - Call 800.656.HOPE (4673) to be connected with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area. At UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI  -            Sexual Assault Resources Team 24 hour hotline (305) 798-6666          ...

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21 Apr CANES CONSENT FEATURED IN MIAMI HERALD

This story ran in the Miami Herald on April 21, 2015 Rape on college campuses has become a hot-button issue in recent years, earning the attention of the media and politicians. President Barack Obama and other politicians have spoken up about the issue. In one high-profile...

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04 Dec SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVOR SPEAKS OUT

Angela Cameron went to a party with a friend on a Friday night in early April. He offered to let her stay over his apartment and she did, only to find her underwear on the floor when she awoke from a blackout the next morning....

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07 Nov NOW FLORIDA

Katharine Westaway been a member of National Organization for Women for over a decade. But she wanted to do more, so she ran for Florida State Board Member and won the position of Membership Director for 2013-2014. In that capacity she has had the honor to...

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07 Nov [email protected]

As Katharine Westaway was teaching her students about feminism in the classroom, she realized that there was no women's organization on campus to support her students outside of the classroom, so she founded a campus affiliate chapter of National Organization for Women (NOW) at the...

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07 Aug U GOT CONSENT 2014

Katharine Westaway is an activist on UM's campus with the goal of ending campus sexual assault. She spoke about rape myths at "U Got Consent" 2014, an event meant to raise the dialogue about sexual assault....

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07 Mar UM Women’s Commission

Katharine Westaway served as Program Director and stepped in briefly as President of the University of Miami's Women's Commission. The Women's Commission is the only women's organization for faculty and staff on campus. The Commission holds monthly educational workshops; for instance, Katharine gave a talk on body...

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