Tara Williamson will be joining our three plenary speakers at the Sexual Consent Conference. Tara’s plenary presentation is entitled: Colonizing Consent.
Learn more about Tara through her bio:
Tara Williamson was raised in Gaabishkigamaag (Swan Lake, Manitoba) and is a member of the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. She is a mama, aunty, musician, writer, researcher, educator, and consultant.
Tara holds degrees in social work, law, and Indigenous governance and has worked with and for Indigenous communities and organization for the last 11 years. She engages on topics of sexuality, gender, and violence as a consultant with Native Youth Sexual Health Network, Native Women’s Association of Canada, and the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre. As an artist, Tara is a singer-songwriter with two EPs under her belt and a full length album to be released in 2016. She is a published writer (both fiction and non-fiction) and she is currently working on a musical/cabaret about MMIW under the mentorship of Tomson Highway.
Tara will be joining plenary speakers:
- Dr. Terry Humphreys, Psychology Department, Trent University : Attitudes and Beliefs of Sexual Consent
- Dr. Lori Schindel Martin, Faculty of Nursing, Ryerson University : Sexual Consent, Dementia and Aging
- Dr. Charlene Senn, Department of Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies Program, University of Windsor : Evidence-based Campus Sexual Violence Interventions