RESUME

 
Work Experience
Survivors Best Friend
Board Member
American Institutes for Research
Training Consultant
  • Deliver several lessons within two week SPARX training curriculum for DOD members on violence prevention

Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse
Community Education and Training Program Manager
  • Create curriculum and training workshops for youth ages 4-10 to initiate primary prevention practices at early ages

  • Assist in the Consolidated Youth and Engaging Men (CYEM) grant initiatives across Fairfax County, VA including needs assessment for reaching underserved communities in the county, appropriate educational tools for asynchronous and virtual learning, and more

  • Train service providers who work with youth in order to improve their response to possible trauma and teach them prevention techniques

  • Recruit and manage digital marketing interns, overseeing a team of 4 over the summer in 2021

 
Tennessee Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Program Manager CDC DELTA
  • Managed the The Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancements and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Impact grant through the Centers for Disease Control aimed at community and societal level primary prevention for interpersonal violence across the entire state of TN

  • Organized and managed a statewide action planning committee responsible for developing a TN approach to ending violence via community and societal level culture change across the state

  • Grew the statewide planning committee by 200% via my commitment to relationship building across government, non profit, academic, and private sectors

  • Oversaw implementation and evaluation of financial empowerment, healthy masculinity, and bystander intervention programs with local partners in over 10 different counties

  • Managed projects that were a year behind schedule at the time of my hire and brought them up to speed to complete grant goals on time and ahead of schedule

  • Supervised a program specialist and the "IPV in the workplace" component of the grant resulting in an online training module and sample workplace policy for interpersonal violence across the state and for department of labor use

  • Created a social marketing campaign to change culture norms around gender equity via brochures, informational giveaways, newsletters, webinars, and more

  • Designed webinars to teach individuals about financial empowerment and other protective factors for preventing gender based violence; as well as the intersection between interpersonal violence and trauma responses such as substance abuse, eating disorders, suicide and more

Center for Survivor Agency and Justice
Consultant
  • Moved the in person national conference to an online platform and structure due to the pandemic 
  • Created several resources for victim advocates and lawyers related to COVID-19 including one pagers on accessing remote court hearings
  • Assisted in the national needs assessment on the financial impact of COVID on Domestic Violence survivors 
  • Created all marketing strategy and branding identity revamp 
  • Worked with a vendor to update our website and move to the WordPress platform (still under construction)

Vanderbilt University
Victim Resource Specialist and Prevention Educator
  • Provided in person and hotline support to students experiencing all forms of PBV
  • Accompanied students through processes such as Title IX, local court, forensic exams, and more
  • Created a peer to peer educational model from scratch for the OneLove program. This included recruitment, application, train the trainer, and evaluation processes for the new program
  • Led Green Dot, healthy relationship, consent, etc trainings for the campus community including staff, students, and faculty
RAINN
Department of Defense Safe HelpLine Shift Manager 
  • Researched, designed and developed monthly training content to ensure hotline staff maintains up to date knowledge on sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and more

  • Designed and monitored assessment tools for feedback on training content to ensure quality control and improved training feedback ratings by 30% in less than a year

  • Managed 60 plus Safe Helpline hotline staff: including troubleshooting shift scheduling issues, maintaining and communicating employee evaluations, providing feedback on hotline calls/chats, and hiring new hotline staff

  • Provided crisis counseling to hotline visitors, civilian and military, in areas of sexual assault and domestic violence including safety planning, reporting options, forensic exam procedures etc See less

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY
Gender Violence Program Coordinator
  • Trained students in Bystander Intervention and I Am Ready facilitation to enhance gender based violence knowledge and trauma facilitation skills

  • Researched topics and current/recent cases to keep training materials up to date

  • Assisted in recruiting, selecting, and training student facilitators for new student orientation break out groups; as well as collaborate with Sexual Assault Peer Educators and Take Back the Night student groups

  • Organized logistics for large scale sexual assault awareness events including I Am Ready (1,500+) and Are You Ready (200+); including communicating with guest speakers, creating agenda’s, creating marketing materials, and managing volunteers

  • Managed Domestic Violence Awareness and Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities and worked with various partner offices (LGBTQ Resource Center & Center for Multicultural Equity and Access etc) to execute Take Back the Night and Denim Day

  • Developed marketing materials for awareness campaigns and events including fact sheets, brochures, and flyers

 
Program Assistant

 

  • ​Managed over 1400 student records utilizing Banner, MyDegree, and MyAccess university systems

*To see my full resume and experience go to my linkedin page:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/veronicaquinonez/

Skills

Proficiency in MS Office Suite 

Training Development

Digital Marketing

Advocacy 

Diversity Outreach & 
Community Engagement

 

Grant Management 

Group Facilitation

Crisis Counseling

Safety Planning

RedCap & Survey Monkey

Basic HTML & Drupal 

Research

MailChimp

Languages

ENGLISH

INTERMEDIATE SPANISH

Education
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY​, 2017
M.A Conflict Resolution​

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY​, 2012
B.A. International Studies with a Social Justice Concentration 
Secondary Major: Psychology
Minors: Anthroplogy and Religious Studies​