Upcoming Forum

"The Face of Domestic Abuse: How Trauma Impacts Survivors in Suburban Communities"

At The Women's Advocacy Center, we are passionate about educating clients and the communities we serve. This forum will engage key stakeholders to discuss how domestic abuse and trauma affect women and children, particularly those in rural and suburban areas. We are committed to intentional collaboration and engagement that raise awareness. Working together, trauma-informed communities can help break harmful cycles of domestic abuse.


Register now to hear perspectives on this important topic from advocates, clergy, mental health professionals, professors, law enforcement, survivors, and victim service providers.



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Rachel Ramjattan
Experienced social change ally, fund development expert, and engaging storyteller, who has worked with nonprofit organizations seeking to reduce systemic poverty



Paula Jauch 
International speaker, 2x award-winning and best-selling author, nonprofit leader, and podcaster with a heart for the hurting and traumatized

Dr. Amaia Iratzoqui
Associate professor at the University of Memphis in  the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice with a research on the gendered nature of victimization, intimate partner violence, and theoretical development

Simone Oliver
Passionate preacher, educator, life coach, nonprofit leader, and advocate with a pragmatic, earthy style guiding her commitment to women and girls experiencing gender-based violence



Jaimie Walker
Licensed Professional Counselor in both Mississippi and Tennessee, and an EMDRIA Certified EMDR Clinician and Approved Consultant. Her specialties are in treating addictions & trauma work, with a focus on intimate partner violence and survivors of suicide


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Joyce Kyles
Award winning, international facilitator, speaker, 2x Amazon best-selling author, community advocate, and certified life and thriving skills coach 

Misty Smith
Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service,  specializing in post-traumatic stress, domestic abuse, anxiety disorders, and ADHD, integrating Christian Theology and Psychology for a holistic approach to healing

Bennie Cobb
Retired law enforcement officer and Commander, community volunteer, instructor, and male advocate against domestic violence and sexual assault

When: September 29, 2021

Where: Virtual Forum

Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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Register Now and Pay What You Can.

Suggested Payment is $25.00

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