Ashley Schulte received both her B.A in Public and Nonprofit Administration and M.Ed. in College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University. Ashley works with violence prevention, education, advocacy, and response to sexual assault, domestic/dating violence, and stalking. She is involved in campus and community committees and campaigns to create positive change as it relates to gender-based violence. Additionally, Ashley realizes #ItsOnUs to change campus culture. As the lead presenter, Ashley oversees the Co-Advocate Program, implemented ongoing training for Co-Advocates, and manages caseload for all students seeking advocacy services at GVSU. She is also the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Campus Program grant project director.
Jessica Jennrich works at Grand Valley State University as the Director of the Women’s Center and as an adjunct faculty member in Education. Previously Jessica worked at Dartmouth College Directing the Center for Gender and Student Engagement and before that at the University of Missouri where she directed the Undergraduate Program in the Women’s Gender Studies Department as well as taught Women’s and Gender Studies courses. She is currently involved in a number of higher education and feminist organizations and is a reviewer for The Diversity and Higher Education Journal. Jessica is a former grant partner and guest writer for the American Association for University Women policy magazine. Jessica’s writing has been published in the Journal Progressive Policy and Practice, The National Women's Studies Journal, the Journal of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, Paradigm Magazine, and most recently she has a chapter in an anthology by Demeter Press. Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree at Bowling Green State University in English, her master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University in Women’s and Gender Studies, and her doctorate at the University of Missouri in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.