Creating the Extraordinary Student Experience

Sexual Violence Support Coordinators

Natalie Spiert, MSW

spiert.7@osu.edu

Natalie Spiert is the Assistant Director of the Sexual Civility and Empowerment program, as well as a Sexual Violence Support Coordinator at The Ohio State University. She completed her undergraduate degree at Ohio State University in 2011, with a dual focus in the Fine Arts and Psychology and a minor in Sociology. Natalie graduated from the Greater Miami Valley Joint MASW program in May 2015. Her primary role at the Ohio State University is to provide direct one on one support to all students who have experienced any form of sexual violence defined as sexual assault, rape, sexual harassment, stalking, and/or intimate partner violence before or during their enrollment at the university. Natalie is responsible for the development of the comprehensive advocacy model used with victims/survivors and the creation of the Student Civility Program at the Ohio State University. Natalie is a recipient of the 2016 Women of Distinction Award from the 6th annual Hats & Gloves Women's Tea. 

Jolene Broshious, M.Ed.

broshious.5@osu.edu

Jolene Broshious is a Sexual Violence Support Coordinator at The Ohio State University. She is originally from Cleveland, OH where she received her undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University in 2010. In 2013, Jolene completed her graduate level degree in College Student Personnel at Ohio University (Athens, OH). Prior to joining The Ohio State University, Jolene worked as an intern at Stanford University (Stanford, CA) and worked full-time at Miami University (Oxford, OH).

Jolene’s role at The Ohio State University is to provide one-on-one support to students who have experienced any form of sexual violence before or during their enrollment at the university. Jolene seeks to promote the academic success and personal wellness of victims/survivors via empowerment coaching.

 

Kelly Jo Engbersen

engbersen.1@osu.edu

Kelly Engbersen is a Sexual Violence Support Coordinator at the Ohio State University. Originally from Williamsburg, Virginia, Kelly completed her undergraduate degree at Virginia Tech in 2009. Prior to joining Ohio State, Kelly was with HealthCare for the Homeless (Pittsburgh, PA), The Prince William County Department of Social Services (Manassas, VA), and, most recently, developed programming to aid individuals with disabilities at Goodwill Columbus.

Kelly’s role at the Ohio State University is to provide one-on-one support to students who have experienced any form of sexual violence before or during their enrollment. Kelly fully embraces a comprehensive advocacy model, recognizing survivors as individuals with unique journeys to personal wellness and healing.

 

Carolyn Brown

brown.6843@osu.edu

Carolyn Brown is a Sexual Violence Support Coordinator at The Ohio State University. She is originally from Salinas, CA and received her undergraduate degree in Art and Journalism from the University of California, Irvine in 2013. After graduation, Carolyn worked in Admissions at Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles and as a Tour Guide at Warner Bros. Studio. In 2017, Carolyn completed her Master’s degree in Student Affairs Administration at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR where she also worked in the Alumni & Parent Programs and Student Activities Offices.

Carolyn’s role at The Ohio State University is to provide one-on-one support to students who have experienced any form of sexual violence, or knows someone who has experienced sexual violence, before or during their enrollment. Carolyn individualized approach when working with students includes unpacking and understanding various identities, experiences, and privileges and how those relate to issues of sexual violence. Carolyn seeks to empower and support victims/survivors at various stages of their healing journeys.