Lee Ann De Reus is assistant executive director/co-founder of Panzi Foundation USA and an Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies and Women Studies at Pennsylvania State University-Altoona. As a scholar activist, she travels regularly to Panzi Hospital in eastern DR Congo to conduct research, develop programs for rape survivors, and inform her advocacy work in the U.S. In Rwanda she conducts a PSU service project with vulnerable children and widows from the 1994 genocide. Dr. De Reus is a 2009 Carl Wilkens Fellow and the recipient of numerous awards from Penn State University including the prestigious George W. Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Spirit of Internationalization Award given in honor of her commitment to global service and outreach. She is the co-founder/director of several non-profits and groups including Panzi Hospital Foundation USA (www.panzifoundation.org) in support of Panzi Hospital, Beza Kids in support of Rwandan children and widows (www.bezakids.org), and The Genocide Relief Project, a local community-based anti-genocide advocacy, education and aid organization. Dr. De Reus is a featured activist in John Prendergast’s book, The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa’s Worst Human Rights Crimes and a frequent guest speaker about the crisis for women in the DR Congo and global activism.