2016-2017 WRC Staff
Krista Millay, ThD, Director of the Women's Resource Center
Krista completed her Doctor of Theology in Philosophy, Theology and Ethics from Boston University in May 2011, with a dissertation focused on women’s negotiation of patriarchal structures, comparing first century religious women and their modern day contemporaries through the framework of ritual using soteriological themes.
Krista’s undergraduate work in student development, graduate work in feminist theory, and her professional experience in Residence Life, Judicial Affairs, and Student Assistance, make her an expert as well as passionate advocate for issues of gender equity, feminism, healthy masculinity and sexual assault prevention on college campuses.
Thea Cola, MS, Coordinator for Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention
Thea is the Coordinator for Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention at the University of Arizona. She is a double Indiana University graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Classical Studies and Latin and Master's degree in Health Promotion. Thea enjoys working closely with students and has had extensive experience in developing and supporting student leaders on a college campus. Additionally she is deeply passionate in creating meaningful campus sexual violence prevention programs and Indiana University basketball.
Jane Otenyo, Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Programming
Jane is a masters student in the College of Public Health with a concentration in Maternal and Child Health. Her interests include learning about the overlap between gender-based violence, gender inequality, and its impact on health. Jane is a former Co-Director of the Oasis Program SPEAC internship. She currently serves as the graduate assistant coordinating SPEAC programming.
Karyn Roberts, Sexual Assault and Violence Prevention Programming
Karyn is a masters student in the College of Public Health with a concentration in Health Behavior Health Promotion. Her interests include sexual health education, gender-based violence prevention and feminist perspectives on personal health and wellness. Karyn currently serves as the graduate assistant for the Arizona Safer Bars Alliance (ASBA) program through the Women's Resource Center.
Aurora Sartori, Women's Programming
Aurora is a doctoral student in the interdisciplinary Language, Reading, & Culture program, in which she studies education from a sociocultural perspective, with a particular emphasis on social justice, migration, and refugee youth.
In his role in the WRC, Jamie is able to blend his passions for social justice and transformative masculinity work with sexual violence prevention and connecting with students. A PhD student in Teaching, Learning, and Sociocultural Studies, Jamie intends to critically study the role that White teacher racial identity plays in their teaching practice. Jamie and his partner and pup recently moved to Tucson from Minneapolis, MN and loves getting out for hikes as often as possible!
Kayli Botiz, FORCE
Kayli Botiz is the Associate Student Director of FORCE. She's a senior Africana Studies major and Business Administration minor from Southern California. She hopes to make an impact on the universities campus by making sure the voices of women/non-binary folks of color are understood.
Alyssa Contreras, SPEAC
Alyssa Contreras is a senior at the U of A with a Psychology major and a Spanish minor. This year she is the Director for SPEAC (Students Promoting Empowerment and Consent) in the Women's Resource Center.
Fiona Storm Davey, FORCE
Fiona is the Student Director of FORCE. She is a junior in the College of Public Health with a minor in Spanish. She is interested in building community through combining her passions for health equality and social justice. As a part of FORCE, she wants to work towards creating a feminist community for students and making feminist activism accessible and intersectional on our campus. She loves positivity, drinking tea, crafts of any sort, and meeting new people!
Graphic Designer (SpeakOut Student Assistant):
Professional photographer, graphic designer, and creative mastermind behind Endure Magazine, Andre Rocha is an ambitious undergraduate student at the University of Arizona, majoring in Retail and consumer sciences and getting his minor in art. His recent endeavors include head designer for the Women's Resource Center, an internship with Pursue Creative studio, assistant to the art director at Sandoval Creative, and further establishing Andre Rocha Design. His west coast style, polished with a little east coast encompasses his overall professionalism in life and go-getting mentality. Andre lives in the world of academic art and street style art, constantly submersing himself in the local Tucson culture. He is a natural leader in his athletics, business, amongst his peers and community. His spare time is usually spent hanging out with family, playing soccer and attending local events held in the community and University. Andre’s dreams are to one day open up his own Advertising agency and become a major influence in the creative community. When asked why he wanted to start his own agency he responded, “ The ability to create and influence change will always be an important concept in the world, change is always needed.”