International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)


No Means No: Sexual Assault Awareness and Education for International Students

Thursday, June 1
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
LACC, Room 515B

In developing educational programs for international students on sexual assault and relationship violence, one needs to consider students’ cultural backgrounds and academic levels. This session looks at examples from three institutions of their own unique approaches. Participants will gain insights and share best practices in small group discussions.

Learning Objectives:

Kate Zheng

Assistant Director for Global Engagement & Education Abroad
University of Michigan International Center

Kate Zheng is presently the Assistant Director for Global Engagement and Education Abroad at the International Center, University of Michigan. She has been involved with NAFSA at the state, regional, and national levels, including serving as a member of the Leadership Development Committee (LDC). Kate is an active member of NAFSA Trainer Corps.


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Denise V. Medeiros

Associate Director
University of North Carolina-Charlotte International Student/Scholar Office

Denise Medeiros is the Associate Director of the International Student and Scholar Office at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where she supervises advising and programming for international students. Previous to UNC Charlotte, Denise worked with international students at Cornell University and launched the university's first International Women's Day celebration. Denise has taught, worked and studied in Brazil, Germany and Finland. She is a frequent presenter and trainer for NAFSA sessions and workshops and served as the NAFSA Region 7 Academy Coach for Class 13. Denise received her M.Ed. in TESOL from the University at Buffalo in 1997.


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Angie Keam

Assistant Director
University of California, Irvine

Angie Keam currently coordinates numerous international programs and events at UC Irvine. She oversees crucial transition programs such as the International Student Orientation and I-STEPS (International Students Transitioning to Educational and Personal Success). She is also responsible in organizing an array of programs that address: transitioning to American life, English development, leadership development, diversity and global consciousness, and professional development. These programs include career development and immigration workshops, conversation partner programs, social events, local site excursions, and much more. Prior to this appointment, she has worked in various functional areas such as multicultural programming, leadership programs, and campus activities. Angie earned a Masters in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California, Rossier School of Education and a Bachelors degree in Communications from California State University, Fullerton. Angie has also traveled to Beijing, China and conducted an ethnographic study on parental involvement in Chinese higher education.


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