Gain new insight and perspective on life with ASP’s diverse speakers brought to campus. You can hear the story of an attempted suicide survivor, environmentalists, sex therapists, and many other interesting world renowned speakers.

Piper Kerman Author of “Orange Is the New Black”

Monday, November 18th, 2013 at 7:00 in the Student Center Ballroom A

Piper Kerman is the author of the memior Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman's Prison Spiegel & Grau, which has been adapted into an original television series for Netfix. The story of Chapman, a woman in her thrities who is sentenced to 15 months in prison after she is convicted of a decade old crime of transporting money for her drug dealing girlfriend.

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The Project to End Human Trafficking with Dr. Mary Burke

Tuesday November 19, 7pm The Cooperage

The mission of the Project to End Human Trafficking (PEHT) is to work toward the elimination of trafficking in persons, especially women and children trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation. The Project provides prevention education lectures locally, nationally, and internationally that address topics in human trafficking such as culture, globalism, sex tourism, and victim identification. An important component of the education lectures is the provision of information about how individuals and organizations can participate in the anti-slavery movement. Dr. Mary Burke is the Executive Director and co-founder of PEHT and is a faculty member in the Psychology Department at Carlow University where she is the Director of Training for the Doctoral Program in Counseling Psychology. Dr. Burke's commitment to social justice and equity is manifest in her research, teaching, and activism.

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