Rochelle Davidson Mhonde is a mother three children and is pursuing a PhD in health communication at George Mason University. She has an MA in International Development with a Graduate Certificate in Peace and Justice Education. She received the GMU’s Communication department’s Wendy Balazik Communication and Social Change Award in Spring 2019.Her research interests include examining community-based interventions to provide social support for survivors of for gender-based violence, particularly sexual assault. Rochelle has worked as a project manager and public engagement strategist for various international organizations and NGOs in South Africa. To follow Rochelle and learn more about her research and advocacy you can connect with her on LinkedIn.