Diane has been an educator, advocate, and activist in the movement to end gender-based violence for thirty years.

Diane has been an educator, advocate, and activist in the movement to end gender-based violence for thirty years. She previously directed a campus advocacy and prevention program, worked at battered women’s shelters in Ohio and Washington, D.C., and has been active in community-based social change efforts addressing violence, reproductive justice, and racial justice. Diane holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theory and Social Foundations with a focus on education for social justice. Throughout her career, Diane has participated in numerous collaboratives to improve institutional responses to gender-based violence. She has extensive experience presenting educational programs and professional training to students, faculty, staff, health care providers, clinicians, and criminal legal system practitioners. Diane joined Praxis in 201 to work with the Advocacy Learning Center on program development, design, and implementation. In this role, she also facilitates in-person and distance learning events and acts as an advisor to communities and advocates across the country.