About Lee Ann

Dr. Lee Ann De Reus is an Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies/Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Pennsylvania State University-Altoona and the co-founder/chair of the Board of Directors of Panzi Foundation USA (www.panzifoundation.org), a nonprofit that assists survivors of gender-based violence at Panzi Hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She is a recognized technical expert and speaker on gender, sexualized violence, women’s rights, and global activism with presentations at TEDxPSU, Oslo Freedom Forum, and France24 TV. As a scholar-activist, she travels regularly to Panzi Hospital to conduct research, develop programs for rape survivors, and inform her advocacy work in the U.S. She also co-leads annual research and social entrepreneurship projects for PSU students in Rwanda and Mozambique. She is a featured activist in John Prendergast’s book, The Enough Moment: Fighting to End Africa’s Worst Human Rights Crimes, and a frequent speaker about the crisis in the DRC with over 60 presentations in the U.S. and abroad. Please follow her on Twitter: @LADeReus


One Response to About Lee Ann

  1. Benjamin Nindé Kamulete says:

    Salut, je viens de bien comprendre vos tallents.


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