Laura Weiss is the Sexual Violence Prevention Program Director of the SHARE Office in the Skorton Center for Health Initiatives within Cornell Health. In this role, she works to develop theory-driven violence prevention and educational initiatives to create environmental and cultural change to reduce sexual violence. She also oversees the Victim Advocacy Program and serves as one the Confidential Victim Advocates for Cornell. Laura previously served as an Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Cornell Women's Resource Center for 12 years. Prior to coming to Cornell, Laura worked as a therapist specializing in sexual assault counseling at Northeastern University, where she was also a lecturer in the Human Services Department. Laura holds a B.A. in English Literature and History from Brandeis University, and a master's degree in Social Work from Columbia University. She grew up in a tiny village in upstate New York, and has lived in Boston, London, Edinburgh, and New York City. Laura welcomes interesting and engaging conversations on just about any subject. She is always looking for recommendations of good books, good movies, and good podcasts. Laura lives in the country with her husband and daughter, and their six (yes, six) cats.