Marina Giannirakis

Student Advocate for Gender-Based Violence
Division of Student Affairs
Flora Stone Mather Center for Women

Marina joins the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women with over four years of experience working with survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. In her role she is responsible for providing confidential advocacy to all undergraduate, graduate and professional students affected by sexual and gender-based violence. Additionally, she provides advocacy awareness programming and supports the educational programming of the Mather Center.

Prior to her role as the Student Advocate for Gender-Based Violence, she served as a victim advocate with the Journey Center for Safety and Healing. In this role she provided advocacy and support to survivors of child abuse and domestic violence.

Marina holds a master’s degree in Public Service from the University of Arkansas’s Clinton School of Public Service, and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Criminology with a minor in Entrepreneurship from John Carroll University. When Marina is not involved in advocacy and social justice initiatives, she enjoys biking, watching The Great British Baking Show, and doing puzzles.