Brooke Galloway, MS, has dedicated her career to focusing on innovative and effective methodologies to counter international gender-based violence, including sexual assault. As a leader in international gender-based violence prevention and response, she has over a decade of experience in assisting individuals and organizations in minimizing and mitigating these risks. She has worked in more than 20 countries providing training and/or information to US based and local businesses, government agencies, and local service providers. Brooke has conducted training and provided policy guidance to leading US universities and their international risk management departments, study abroad programs, and international companies. Brooke has also provided direct crisis response services to the university travel community, employees of international companies, and international NGOS. Brooke has presented as an gender-based violence expert at several conferences, including the 2018 Forum on Education Abroad Conference and the 2018 NAFSA Conference.
Brooke was a co-convener for the 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act representing Americans overseas. She was the Assistant Director of Pathways to Safety International (formerly known as SASHAA & AODVC) and was with the organization from 2009 - 2018. Brooke is a Training and Technical Assistance Consultant for the US Department of Justice, Office for Victim’s of Crime.
Brooke has a master’s in International Conflict Resolution from Portland State University and a bachelor’s in Psychology/Women’s Studies from Northern Arizona University. She has extensive experience providing services to victims of gender-based violence in international and intercultural settings.