Designed as a primer for victims' rights as well as a constantly evolving update on the myriad changes affecting campus life in America today, this presentation features vital, up-to-the-minute information for students, parents and administrators alike.
With levity and enthusiasm, Liz shows companies and corporations of all sizes and cultures how they can set an example by combining healthy profits and growth with basic caring for our fellow man.
As a huge sports fan, rape survivor Liz Seccuro found herself questioning her loyalty to team sports while composing an editorial for Glamour magazine about the Ray Rice domestic violence scandal — one of many recent incidents that has diminished the power and value of the NFL brand and televised team sports in general.
In this presentation targeted to professional athletes, coaches and sports teams, clubs and organizations, Seccuro understands and examines, some of the key issues contributing to these scandals, delving into subjects like racism, steroid abuse, homophobia and internalized pressure.
Hiring a clinician to talk about statistics isn't enough, she insists — these men need to hear from a victim who has survived sexual assault and domestic violence so that the overwhelmingly male world of team sports can see a mother, sister or wife behind the growing number of assaults at the hands of professional athletes and coaches.
As a sought after Keynote Speaker on the extremely visible issues of Gender & Domestic Violence today, Liz Seccuro brings a fresh perspective to this uncomfortable subject matter.
Audiences will understand that getting past the anger and hysteria surrounding this issue is the only way to ignite a future of change.With the perspective of a survivor herself – this engaging presentation is one of not only understanding how and why incidents continue to occur, but also how to navigate a system that struggles to recognize its existence and massive impact.Delivered with hope, thoughtfulness and education, Seccuro enlightens audiences to positive change and inspires them to be a part of it.After being gang raped in a fraternity house on the University of Virginia campus in 1984, she has spent her adult life searching for meaning in the tragic event — ultimately finding solace in health, wellness, community and the act of helping others navigate their own struggles with violence and sexual assault.A bestselling author, frequent media commentator, journalist, and keynote speaker appealing to a broad audience, she talks about what we have achieved in terms of victims' rights, and how we can do better — through stronger legislation, campus accountability, and developing empathy and compassion in our families, institutions and culture at large.+READ MORE Using her own story and subsequent two-decade struggle to affect changes in law enforcement and campus policy regarding gender violence, rape survivor Liz Seccuro provides practical information for college students and administrators on rape, sexual harassment, dating violence, and stalking and their repercussions in America right now.