Portland-based keynote speaker BRENDA TRACY will be spending the week in the Fox Valley, doing presentations at Lawrence University, UW-Oshkosh, and Neenah High School. She will also have 3 additional presentations that are open to the public:
Brenda Tracy is a nurse, mother, activist, and survivor. In 1998, she reported to police that she was brutally raped by four men, two of whom played football at Oregon State University. In 2014, Tracy found the courage to come forward with her story and now seeks to make the world a better place for survivors. Ms.Tracy has worked closely with Oregon legislators to expand victims’ rights and has successfully helped to pass seven laws, including extending the Oregon statute of limitations to prosecute rape and mandatory testing of all rape kits in Oregon. Ms.Tracy has won numerous awards and was named ESPNs 2016 top 25 women. She sits on the NCAA Commission to Combat Sexual Violence and is a frequent guest commentator on CNN and ESPN. Ms. Tracy is the founder of the national campaign #SetTheExpectation and she travels the country speaking to university students, athletes and nonprofit organizations.
Brenda Tracy’s week-long presentation series is being sponsored by:
- Community Health Action Team (CHAT) of ThedaCare
- the Bright Idea Fund within the Community Foundation for the Fox Valley Region.
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