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We are engineers, designers, and researchers dedicated to empowering survivors of sexual assault.

Our Mission

Helping survivors on the path towards healing.

Our Wave was created as a place of support and self-healing for loved ones who were impacted by a traumatic event. We wanted to bring together a community where this support and healing could be possible. Along the way, we saw how challenging it can be to share a story at all, much less publicly share something so deeply painful and personal.

We seek to decrease the prevalence of assault and create a world where survivors are believed and supported.


Collect stories and build an empathetic community where survivors are heard, believed, and supported.


Build a centralized story base to proactively deduce patterns between narratives.


Create plans of action with public and private partners to improve prevention strategies and create a wave of change.

Our Leadership Team

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Interested in volunteering or joining the team?

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We couldn't do it without our volunteer leaders.

Amber Pappas - Volunteer Leader

Amber Pappas

Brooke Tweedie - Volunteer Leader

Brooke Tweedie

Bonnie Tonkinson - Volunteer Leader

Bonnie Tonkinson

Charlotte Rogers - Volunteer Leader

Charlotte Rogers

Kathryn Bottita - Volunteer Leader

Kathryn Bottita

Olga Naidenko - Volunteer Leader

Olga Naidenko

Lydia Sun - Volunteer Leader

Lydia Sun

Zach Oman - Volunteer Leader

Zach Oman

Zoe Larkey - Volunteer Leader

Zoe Larkey

Our Values

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At Our Wave, we strive to

Our Board & Advisors

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Our Supporters

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