WHO WE ARE

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Co-Founder and Workshop Facilitator

ISABEL ATKINSON

Isabel strives to create a more consensual world through workshops, sex education and empathetic communication! She applies her passion for holistic sexual and reproductive health by developing sex ed curriculums and workshops, and volunteering with the Richmond Reproductive Freedom Project. She has also been trained in Trauma Informed Care and works with clients experiencing domestic violence. Currently, she is working towards her Master’s in Public Health at USC and a Sex Educator Certification through the Institute for Sexuality Education and Enlightenment. In her free time, she can be found playing outside with her pup, Copper.

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Daire is a full-spectrum doula, activist and caretaker for folks in their community. They earned a double major in Anthropology and French, and a minor in Gender and Sexuality studies from VCU. Through their work in reproductive justice advocacy and consent education, they build and promote healthy, sustainable lives and relationships. They bridge their passions for well-being, bodily autonomy and social justice through childcare and various creative mediums as well. Daire is also a local plant and herb enthusiast and helps heal their community through tinctures and natural remedies.

Co-Founder and Workshop Facilitator

DAIRE O'BOYLE

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KAT ADAMS

Workshop Facilitator and Social Media

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Kat's work focuses on ending shame in many capacities within her community, particularly surrounding sexuality, body image and interpersonal violence. She recently graduated with her Master’s in Social Work from VCU and is eager to apply her knowledge, passion, and real time experience to create positive change in Richmond and beyond. Kat also strives to incorporate racial and reproductive justice and LGBTQ+ wellness into her work as a workshop facilitator and social worker, as well as with the Virginia Department of Health as their HIV Early Intervention Services Program Coordinator. 

LUNA SHEN

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Luna is a recent graduate from The University of Chicago and currently works at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond as a Research Associate. She is interested in using research to inform and evaluate efforts to address systemic issues such as inequality of education, race and gender issues, and food scarcity. She joined RSEP because she believes in the power of collective action at the local level and that educating people about consent is a good start to toppling racist and sexist socio-political structures. Her passions include Pokemon Go, dance, watching Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and crushing the patriarchy.

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Research, Strategy and Outreach