Summit Speaker Announcement: KELLY CLARK
We are delighted to announce Kelly Clark as a conversation panelist for the 2021 NC Sexual Violence Primary Prevention Summit!
Dr. Kelly Clark currently works at Binghamton University – SUNY as the founding director of the Q Center. She has over 25 years of experience as a social justice educator and is an expert in LGBTQ cultural competence and masculinity as it relates to homo & trans phobias.
In her past role as Director of Community Safety Programs at the Gay Alliance in Rochester, NY, Dr. Clark developed and led cultural competency trainings focused on working with LGBTQ victims of violence. Clients included victim service providers, rape crisis, law enforcement, S.A.N.E. nurses, the Monroe County District Attorney and Public Defender’s offices, domestic violence advocates, and others. Dr. Clark also worked directly with LGBTQ victims of violence and discrimination where she developed a passion for ending violence against the transgender community.
She earned her doctorate in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College in 2015. Her dissertation examined the practice of homophobic gender policing among adolescent boys. Dr. Clark is also a graduate of the University of Rochester where she earned both a B.A. in psychology and an M.A. in Counseling and Human Development.
Conversation title: “Building a Bridge for Gender Justice: A Conversation Beyond the Binary.”