Celebrating 50 Years of Title IX: How Far We Have Come and How Far We Have To Go

Presented on: Wednesday, March 30th at 4:00 PM EDT

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This panel will examine the impact of Title IX on women in education since its passage in 1972. Areas of impact include access and opportunities in higher education, sports equity, and protection from sexual harassment and assault.


Kelcey Roegiers (B.A. 07, M.A. '11)
Senior Associate Athletic Director, Georgia State University

Dr. Jaray Mazique
Assistant Dean of Students, Georgia State University

Dr. Sarah Cook
Dean of the Honors College, Georgia State University

Hosted by the Women's Philanthropy Network with support from the Alumni Association. 

Learn more about the panelists:

Jaray Mazique

Jaray Mazique is an Assistant Dean of Students and earned her Ed.D at Georgia State University. She has worked in higher education for 20 years in various capacities. Dean Mazique has investigated sexual misconduct incidents involving students, but currently focuses on sexual misconduct preventive education, data analysis for student conduct, and restorative practices. She has received a myriad of sexual misconduct investigator trainings through ATIXA, NACUA, Peter Lake Institute, Academic Impressions, American Association for Access Equity and Diversity, Donald Gehring Academy, and International Institute for Restorative Practices. Dean Mazique has chaired the Sexual Harassment (Assault) Prevention and Intervention Group, chaired the Title IX subcommittee for the Georgia State University Diversity and Inclusion Consolidation Working Group, she is a current member of Regents Advisory Committee for Dean of Students (RAC-DOS) and Administrator-Researcher Campus Climate Collaborative (ARC3). 

Kelcey Roegiers
Heading into her 11th year at Georgia State, Roegiers oversees the compliance, academics, strength and conditioning, life skills, and sports medicine departments, and serves as the Title IX Deputy Coordinator. She is also serving as sport supervisor for women's basketball, court volleyball, beach volleyball, men's soccer, and women's soccer.

Previously, Roegiers spent more than four years with the women's basketball program in an administrative role. She is also an ESPN+ color commentator for Georgia State women's basketball television broadcasts.  Involved with the Georgia State Athletic Department since her days as a student-athlete, Roegiers competed for the Panther women's basketball squad as a four-year letter winner and still ranks on several Panther top-10 charts including assists, steals, free throws made, and 3-pointers made. Roegiers is actively involved within the NCAA governance structure. She currently serves on the NCAA Women’s Basketball Rules Committee.

Dr. Sarah Cook
Dr. Cook began her appointment in the Honors College June 1, 2012 as associate dean and has been a faculty member of the Department of Psychology since 1997.  She is a nationally recognized expert on violence against women. Her research explores how science conceptualizes and measures the problem, ethical issues in researching it, how to prevent it, and how it intersects with other problems such as HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Justice, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Institutes of Health. She teaches an Honors College undergraduate interdisciplinary seminar on HIV/AIDS, violence, and Apartheid in South Africa as well as a graduate course on psychology and public policy. She is an alumna of Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, IN. and earned her doctorate at the University of Virginia.

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