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Meet the Advocates

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The Wellness Resource Center has confidential advocates available to support students who have experienced sexual or intimate partner violence and stalking. Advocates are available for walk-in or scheduled appointments during business hours Monday-Thursday from 8am-4:30pm and Friday from 10:30am-4:30pm. Students can also email myoptions@vcu.edu to schedule an appointment, access more information, or to contact an advocate. 

Meet Our Advocacy Team!


Fatima M. Smith, MSW

Assistant Director for Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking & Advocacy Services

Fatima M. Smith


Kaylin Tingle

LGBTQIA+ Violence Prevention Specialist and Advocate

Kaylin Tingle


Mia Liadis

LGBTQ Violence Prevention Health Educator

Mia Liadis, LGBTQ Violence Prevention Health Educator


Carmina Galvez

Peer Advocate Intern 

The Well's Peer Advocate Intern for 2017-2018 Academic Year


Dana Vandervelde

Peer Advocate Intern

The Well's Peer Advocate Intern for the 2017-2018 Academic Year.