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Addressing Sexual Assault in College with Denise Rucker Krepp

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 6:30pm


Are you a parent of a college-age student or one who is college-bound? 

Denise Krepp, Capitol Hill mom and campus sexual assault advocate, presents on ways parents can use their positional power to change how colleges and universities address sexual assault complaints.  Denise will share lessons learned from her work as a former federal agency chief counsel responsible for one of the five federal service schools as well as a locally elected official who sued the Department of Justice in 2016 for prosecution data related to campus sexual assaults in Washington, DC.


Read some of Denises's writing on sexual assault in The Washington Post and the GW Hatchet.
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K. Denise Rucker Krepp is a Capitol Hill mom and private consultant who advises businesses and non-profit organizations on homeland security, transportation, military justice, and sexual assault related matters.  Ms. Krepp is also a locally elected Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner and represents the Hilleast community.

Ms. Krepp began her career as an active duty Coast Guard officer. After September 11, 2001, Ms. Krepp helped create the Transportation Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security, before serving as Senior Counsel on the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee. During the first Obama Administration, Ms. Krepp was the Maritime Administration Chief Counsel and Special Counsel to the U.S. Department of Transportation General Counsel.

In 2014, Ms. Krepp testified twice before a Department of Defense panel on military sexual trauma. She has guest lectured on government lawyer's ethical responsibilities in reporting sexual assault and published numerous essays on sexual assault in the military and on college campuses in the Washington Post, Richmond Time-Dispatch, Roll Call, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and others.