Jaya Kolisetty and Emily Barnum will use their expertise to facilitate a discussion about maintaining healthy relationships during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics will include healthy boundaries, online dating safety, and more.
- Jaya Kolisetty: Jaya is an experienced educator and anti-violence advocate. She holds a master’s degree in Public Policy from the George Washington University, is an Illinois alumna, and has dedicated her academic and professional career to addressing and preventing sexual and domestic violence.
- Emily Barnum: Emily’s theoretical orientation incorporates humanistic-existential, feminist and multicultural orientations. She also uses mindfulness and experiential techniques to empower students. Her professional interests include complex trauma (e.g. experiences of child abuse, interpersonal violence and sexual violence) as well as concerns with interpersonal relationships and self-esteem. She also enjoys working with individuals exploring their cultural and personal identities.