Laura Dunn

Laura Dunn

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Laura Dunn, J.D., is the Founder of the nonprofit SurvJustice and a nationally recognized campus sexual violence survivor recently featured in Rolling Stone Magazine, MSNBC and the National Law Journal. In 2007, Dunn graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in Legal Studies and Psychology with a certificate in Criminal Justice. As a student she became an outspoken survivor and filed a Title IX complaint against the UW. In 2010, her struggle for justice was featured by the Center for Public Integrity and National Public Radio. In 2014, Dunn received a J.D. from the University of Maryland where she graduated Order of the Barristers and with the William P. Cunningham Award for her national campus activism, which included successfully lobbying for the passage of the 2013 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Reauthorization, advising the White House Task Force Protecting Students Against Sexual Assault, and serving as the primary student negotiator on the U.S. Department of Education’s VAWA Rulemaking Committee.