UNT recognizes sexual assault awareness month with guest speaker

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:59

What: Katie Koestner, a date rape survivor, gives a speech as part of the University of North Texas’s sexual assault awareness month activities.

When: 7 p.m. on April 22 (Tuesday)

Where: Volleyball Gym located at 1536 S. Bonnie Brae, Building H, Denton.

Cost: Free

What else: Those who attend the event will have a chance to meet Koestner after the event.

Contact: Brooke Everette, Assistant Director in the office of the Dean of Sudents, at Brooke.Everette@unt.edu


DENTON (UNT), Texas --  Katie Koestner, a date rape survivor, will speak at the University of North Texas as a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. The speech will take place at 7 p.m. on April 22 (Tuesday) in the Volleyball Gym located at 1536 S. Bonnie Brae, Building H, Denton.

In her speech Koestner will discuss sexual assault prevention and risk reduction. At the end of her talk she hopes participants will have a greater understanding of how to end sexual violence and stand up for themselves and their peers.

Koestner has been committed to promoting student safety since she was 18 years old. She has served as the lead consultant for a U.S. campaign about violence against women and has been featured on the cover of TIME Magazine and "The Oprah Winfrey Show among other nationally acclaimed publications and shows. Koestner assisted the United States Department of Education in developing and providing programs about violence against women.

UNT News Service Phone Number: (940) 565-2108

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