Helen Benedict will be giving a campus address on Tuesday, April 8 from 12:15 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. in Bulger West, with a reception and book signing following. She will also be the opening speaker at Take Back the Night beginning at 7:00 p.m. in Rockwell Hall.
Helen Benedict is a novelist and award-winning journalist who has written extensively about the experiences of women in the military, including sexual assault. She has testified about the issue in Congress, her work has contributed to legal action on the issue of sexual assault in the military, and she was an inspiration for the documentary, "The Invisible War" about female soldiers. Helen is a winner of the Ida B. Wells Award for Bravery in Journalism.
This event is co-sponsored by: Student Life Office, Equity and Campus Diversity, Women and Gender Studies, Continuing Professional Studies/Veteran and Military Services, Weigel Health Center Health Promotions, Counseling Center, Communication Department and the Buffalo State Chapter of Student Veterans of America.