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Cara Tuttle Bell, JD, MA
Cara Tuttle Bell previously served as the Associate Director for Student Accountability, Community Standards, and Academic Integrity at Vanderbilt University and as Director of Programs for the Women’s Center at Northwestern University. Cara holds a JD from Vanderbilt University Law School, Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies from the University of Louisville, and her Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Ball State University, where she graduated summa cum laude. Cara was recently named the 2015 recipient of the Mary Jane Werthan Award, which is presented to a member of the Vanderbilt community who has contributed to the advancement of women at Vanderbilt on a systemic level. The award is named in honor of Mary Jane Werthan, the first woman member of the Vanderbilt Board of Trust.
Sirajah Raheem, MPH
Prevention Educator and Victim Resource Specialist
Sirajah holds a Master of Public Health from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Arts in English from Berea College. Her previous roles include serving as a Crisis Center Advocate and Hotline Responder for DeKalb County Georgia, Teaching Fellow in the Washington DC Public Charter School System, and Cultural Assistant for the Berea College Black Cultural Center. Sirajah hopes to apply the concept of “beloved community” to her work as a Prevention Educator and Victim Resource Specialist.
Terrie Barrow, our administrative assistant, supports the Project Safe Center, Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center, and the K.C. Potter Center. She previously served as the receptionist within the Office of the Dean of Students. She has had many fascinating careers, including professional ballroom dance teacher, process technician at a chemical plant, and a professional baker and cook. Terrie is currently pursuing her Bachelors in Liberal Studies at Middle Tennessee State University.
Sarah holds a Bachelors in Science and Chemistry from Wittenberg University. Upon graduating she joined the ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission Program. Commissioned in the small city of Wolverhampton, England, Sarah served as a community worker tasked with connecting people from differing faiths, ethnicities, and backgrounds. Sarah will begin the Masters in Higher Education Administration program at Peabody College in August 2014.