Pamela Keilig – New Hampshire

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Pamela Keilig – New Hampshire

Pamela Keilig is a passionate advocate against gender-based violence. As the public policy specialist at the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence she is responsible for supporting the development and implementation of public policy and legislative initiatives that inform and enhance how the state works to end domestic and sexual violence, child abuse and human trafficking. Pamela earned her bachelor’s degree in International Studies, History and German from Susquehanna University, and later received her Master’s in Intercultural, Service, Leadership and Management from SIT Graduate Institute. While completing her Master’s degree she served as a Youth Development Peace Corps Volunteer in Eswatini, advocating for equal access to education for deaf youth, in addition to coordinating a national girls leadership and empowerment program. After returning to the United States, Pamela served as a Research Assistant at the Population Council, supporting three implementation science studies examining the connection between intimate relationships and health behavior. This research was influential in shaping her interests in the formation of healthy relationships and identifying strategies to improve a community’s response to interpersonal violence. Pamela also deeply values civic engagement and is invested in increasing opportunities for youth to participate in local politics and decision-making.