Meet SANet

We are dedicated. We are knowledgeable. We are empowering. We are SANet.

The SANet hotline is staffed by members of the BC community whom you already know and trust. You can feel confident reaching out for help because you know who is on the other end of the line. Below, you can read more about some of the advocates who serve on our hotline.

Thank you for seeking the support of the Boston College Sexual Assault Network (SANet).

During Winter and Summer breaks, calls are referred directly to the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center (BARCC).

Boston College-based SANet Advocates will be available for the 2020-2021
Academic Year beginning Thursday, August 20, 2020.


 
Ejuma Adoga

Ejuma Adoga

Ejuma Adoga is a 2018 graduate of Boston College and is a current master's student in the Mental Health Counseling Program in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. While at BC for undergrad, she majored in English and Women’s and Gender studies. She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and even though she has lived among Patriots fans for the past five years, she is very loyal to her home team, the Baltimore Ravens. Ejuma is passionate about mental health and wellness, women’s rights, social justice and racial issues. She also writes for the Torch, BC’s Catholic Newspaper. In her free time, she can be found catching up on her favorite shows, This is Us and Modern Family, baking or going for a run. 

SANet Advocates

The Sexual Assault Network (SANet) is designed to provide listening, support, and advocacy for those who have been affected by sexual misconduct and/or violence in the Boston College community.  The services provided by SANet Advocates include:

  • 24-hour crisis response during the academic year, with hotline advocates on call during weeklong shifts with a mobile crisis phone and resource backpack.

  • Accompaniment to resources including the hospital for medical tests, evidence collection, judicial proceedings, police, community-based resources, or meetings with other support services.

  • Referrals to campus and community-based supports

Ejuma Adoga

Ejuma Adoga

Ejuma Adoga is a 2018 graduate of Boston College and is a current master's student in the Mental Health Counseling Program in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. While at BC for undergrad, she majored in English and Women’s and Gender studies. She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and even though she has lived among Patriots fans for the past five years, she is very loyal to her home team, the Baltimore Ravens. Ejuma is passionate about mental health and wellness, women’s rights, social justice and racial issues. She also writes for the Torch, BC’s Catholic Newspaper. In her free time, she can be found catching up on her favorite shows, This is Us and Modern Family, baking or going for a run. 

Rossanna Contreras-Godrey

Rossanna Contreras-Godrey

Dr. Contreras Godfrey is the Director of the Learning to Learn office at Boston College.  The department centers on the needs of students who come from low-income areas and/or are first in their families to attend college. Dr. Contreras-Godfrey has worked for more than 20 years in the field of college transition and retention to provide access and opportunity to students from these backgrounds and students of color by assisting them in preparing and graduating from post-secondary institutions and transitioning to post-graduate programs. 

Rossanna is a first-generation college student who emigrated from the Dominican Republic to the U.S. at a young age.  She completed her Bachelor’s degree from Boston College; Master’s degree in Education from Boston University and a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration from Boston College.

She is involved in numerous on campus committees including the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee; Faculty Advisor to the LTL Mississippi Service & Immersion and the LTL Dominican Republic Service and Immersion Trips.

Victoria Garcia

Victoria Garcia

Victoria Garcia is the Assistant Director of Intersections. She is originally from Montevideo, Uruguay, and grew up in Miami, FL. Victoria earned her master's degree in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Affairs from Boston College. She held graduate assistantships at the Women's Center and the Montserrat office. Before that, she worked as a college counselor for first-generation, low-income students in Boston with Bottom Line and served as an Americorps member through City Year. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Florida where she focused on intersecting the personal and political narratives of underrepresented groups. Victoria is passionate about providing students transformative college experiences.

Samantha Gordon

Samantha Gordon

Samantha Gordon is the Assistant Director for Residential Leadership and Learning at Boston College. For the past five years, Sam has worked with first-year undergraduate students and oversaw the Women's Experience living-learning community for three years. After growing up in Los Angeles, California, she attended Brandeis University where she received her undergraduate degrees in Theatre and Sociology. Following graduation, Samantha attended Boston College to pursue a graduate degree in Higher Education Administration. In her free time, she enjoys taking improv classes, discovering new coffee shops and reading. 

Kim Humphrey

Kim Humphrey

Kim Humphrey is an Instructional Designer at the Center for Teaching Excellence, where her work focuses on inclusive and social justice  pedagogies, and a PhD candidate in Systematic Theology. In her work with students and instructors, Kim is passionate about learning with “contemplatives action,” who are thoughtful, critical, and committed actors for social justice. When not reading or writing, she enjoys baking, exploring old book stores, and taking long walks along the Charles.

Amirah Orozco

Amirah Orozco

Amirah Orozco is a graduate student at the School of Theology and Ministry pursuing a Masters in Theological Studies. As an undergraduate, she worked at the Boston College Women's Center. Her responsibilities included creating programming around sexual violence and education as the Director of CARE Week 2017 and a member of the Take Back the Night 2019 team. This is her second year on SANet. She is originally from the border between El Paso, Texas and Juarez, Chihuahua. She loves walking around Boston with friends on the weekends, trying new local coffee shops, and talking about movies!

Elisa Rhodes

Elisa Rhodes

Elisa Rhodes has been working with SANet for nine years, and was the founding faculty member of Heal, the support group for on-campus survivors. A professor of Hispanic Studies and also trained as a rape crisis counselor, she often works with undergraduate and graduate student survivors to sustain their academic performance while coping with the effects of sexual assault of all types. For fun, she sails and does endless repairs on her Sabre 28 sailboat, knits, and foster cares for kittens for the Boston Animal Rescue League. Elisa speaks Spanish and Catalan.

Robert Terreri

Robert Terreri

Rob Terreri is the Resident Director for the CLXF Community in Residential Life. Rob graduated from SUNY Geneseo in 2014 with a BA in History. After receiving their degree, Rob worked with Residence Life at Syracuse University as an Assistant Resident Director where they earned their MS in Cultural Foundations of Education. In their free time Rob enjoys yoga, baking/cooking, painting, and exploring the Boston Area!

SANet Advisors

The Sexual Assault Network (SANet) is designed to provide listening, support, and advocacy for those who have been affected by sexual misconduct and/or violence in the Boston College community.  The services provided by SANet Advisors include:

  • Accompaniment to resources including the hospital for medical tests, evidence collection, judicial proceedings, police, off-campus resources, or meetings with other support services.

  • Providing a presence on campus to validate and support students with connections to additional SANet resources, at campus-wide education and outreach activities (e.g. presentations and trainings, residence hall meetings, CARE week, and other awareness-raising events).

Alexandra Abreu

Alexandra Abreu

Alexandra Abreu is the Resident Director for the Keyes community. Alex attended the University of Richmond where she studied Political Science and Criminal Justice. While at UR, Alex co-created the Peer Sexual Misconduct Advisors (PSMA) service and has been passionate about supporting survivors ever since. Following graduation, Alex completed her M.Ed. at James Madison University in College Student Personnel Administration. In her free time, Alex loves collecting vinyl records, thrift shopping, and hanging out with her two younger sisters!

Clara Cahill Farella

Clara Cahill Farella

Clara Cahill Farella is the graduate assistant for the Bystander Intervention Education program. She graduated from Boston College in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology and Human Development, along with minors in Sociology, and Leadership in Higher Education. Clara is currently pursuing her master's degree in Higher Education, with a concentration in Spirituality, Faith, and Formation. She is passionate about accompanying students on their formational and vocational journeys and hopes to be a mentor and support system for those who are navigating their college experience. Clara is excited to be a SANet Advocate alongside other members of the BC community who seek to empower students. In her free time, she likes to engage in authentic conversation over a cup of Irish Breakfast tea, try new recipes, and have movie nights with friends.

Elizabeth Coscia

Elizabeth Coscia

Elizabeth Coscia is a current master’s student in the School of Social Work. She is also a 2020 BC graduate where she majored in Applied Psychology and Human Development with minors in Medical Humanities and Global Public Health. Elizabeth had the pleasure of working at the Women’s Center as an undergraduate, and is extremely excited to move into her role as the graduate assistant for SANet this year. This will also be Elizabeth’s third year serving as a Resident Assistant.  In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys getting her caffeine fix, cooking, and listening to music. 

Makayla Davis

Makayla Davis

Makayla Davis is the Assistant Director of the Office of Health Promotion and has been working with SaNet for over four years. She is passionate about helping college students maximize their potential and works to advocate for student wellbeing throughout the BC community. Makayla coordinates the Institute for Wellness Coaching, training student Wellness Coaches and designing curriculum for general health and wellness prevention programs. She embraces a holistic, strength-based approach to students' development by helping them recognize their intersecting experiences. Makayla received her BA in Psychology from the University of Connecticut, MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Boston College, and is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC). She enjoys the outdoors and staying active by jogging through the streets of Boston, hiking through New England, and practicing yoga. 

Kristie Dickinson

Kristie Dickinson

Kristie joins the SANet team with a passion for healing and mental health.

In her professional life, Kristie most recently worked for Apple, where she led efforts for Apple Watch apps worldwide, with a particular focus on Health & Wellness experiences. 

She came back to Boston College in 2019, where she now serves as an Adjunct Professor of Design Thinking in the Carroll School of Management, and an Entrepreneur in Residence with the Shea Center.

Kristie graduated from BC in 2014 with a B.S. in Marketing, and a minor in International Studies for Management.  She loves to explore different healing techniques from all over the world, and is particularly interested in the intersection of Eastern and Western wellness practices. Kristie is a 150-hour certified yoga teacher, and has studied Reiki Levels I - IV.  She loves to play board games, write songs at the piano, and pretend she can play ukulele.

Emily Egan

Emily Egan

Emily Egan serves as a Campus Minister at Boston College. She directs the Arrupe International Immersion program which hopes to inspire students towards a faith that seeks justice. After growing up in Worcester, Massachusetts she received her B.A. and M.A. in Theological Studies from Loyola University Chicago. Emily is a trained restorative justice circle keeper from Community Justice for Youth Institute in Chicago, IL and holds a certification in spiritual direction from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with loved ones and contributing to community-based organizations such as the Boston Chapter of the Ignatian Spirituality Project.   

Hannah (Won) Ha

Hannah (Won) Ha

Hannah Ha is the Head of the Social Work Library. Hannah graduated with a BA in Psychology from Agnes Scott College. She went on to earn her MLIS in Library Studies from McGill University.  She is excited to be rejoining SANet after some time away.  In her free time, Hannah enjoys hiking, camping, and roughing it in nature.

Courtney Wright

Sarah Hood, MSW, LICSW

As assistant director of field education at Boston College School of Social Work, Sarah focuses on the formation of graduate social workers through teaching and advising. Sarah has also taught courses in immigration and diversity. She is an active member of committees that focus on diversity, equity, justice, and inclusion in the School of Social Work as well as for the larger Boston College community.

Sarah graduated from Boston College with a B.A in Human Development. After completing a year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corp. in St. Louis, Missouri, and working for the Department of Children and Families, Sarah returned to BC and received her Masters of Social Work.

Prior to BC, Sarah worked at The Mentor Network of Massachusetts with traumatized children for 15 years and became the Deputy State Director for Massachusetts and Rhode Island at the Mentor Network. Sarah continues to consult for Mentor and other organizations in the field, offering expertise in the areas of trauma. Additionally she serves on advisory boards for United Way as well as for Camp Harbor View in Boston.

Sarah has three teenage children, two boys and a girl, and has a cockapoo dog. She loves to cook Korean, French and Russian food. She grew up with a strong faith in both Catholicism as well as Judaism.

Meg Riley

Meg Riley

Meg Riley is a second and final year student in the Master of Social Work program at Boston College. Prior to starting her MSW at BC, Meg worked for two years in the field of health and mental health policy research and volunteered as a hotline counselor at the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center. Meg graduated from Hamilton College in 2017 with a dual degree in Psychology and Women and Gender Studies. Meg is passionate about supporting college students who have experienced sexual assault, having completed her first year MSW internshipat MIT’s Violence Prevention and Response Office. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, and exploring Boston area restaurants.

CARE Team

Just like the SANet hotline team, the SANet CARE team is staffed by members of the BC community whom you already know and trust. You can feel confident coming in for walk-in hours or reaching out to schedule an appointment because you know who you'll be meeting. Below, you can read more about our specially-trained CARE team.

Ejuma Adoga

Ejuma Adoga

Ejuma Adoga is a 2018 graduate of Boston College and is a current master's student in the Mental Health Counseling Program in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development. While at BC for undergrad, she majored in English and Women’s and Gender studies. She was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland and even though she has lived among Patriots fans for the past five years, she is very loyal to her home team, the Baltimore Ravens. Ejuma is passionate about mental health and wellness, women’s rights, social justice and racial issues. She also writes for the Torch, BC’s Catholic Newspaper. In her free time, she can be found catching up on her favorite shows, This is Us and Modern Family, baking or going for a run. 

Clara Cahill Farella

Clara Cahill Farella

Clara Cahill Farella is the graduate assistant for the Bystander Intervention Education program. She graduated from Boston College in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in Applied Psychology and Human Development, along with minors in Sociology, and Leadership in Higher Education. Clara is currently pursuing her master's degree in Higher Education, with a concentration in Spirituality, Faith, and Formation. She is passionate about accompanying students on their formational and vocational journeys and hopes to be a mentor and support system for those who are navigating their college experience. Clara is excited to be a SANet Advocate alongside other members of the BC community who seek to empower students. In her free time, she likes to engage in authentic conversation over a cup of Irish Breakfast tea, try new recipes, and have movie nights with friends.

Elizabeth Coscia

Elizabeth Coscia

Elizabeth Coscia is a current master’s student in the School of Social Work. She is also a 2020 BC graduate where she majored in Applied Psychology and Human Development with minors in Medical Humanities and Global Public Health. Elizabeth had the pleasure of working at the Women’s Center as an undergraduate, and is extremely excited to move into her role as the graduate assistant for SANet this year. This will also be Elizabeth’s third year serving as a Resident Assistant.  In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys getting her caffeine fix, cooking, and listening to music.