Dr. Dorothy Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University and is currently serving as the founding Director of University of Kentucky Violence Intervention and Prevention Center. She has worked in both counseling and teaching capacities in higher education as well as serving as the founding Director of Community Education at Denton County Friends of the Family, addressing sexual assault and relationship violence. Informed by the most current research and with a specialty in prevention, volunteer mobilization and organizational capacity building, Dr. Edwards provides training, program development and consultation to universities, non-profit organizations, government entities and businesses across the country.