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Maya Weinstein

2017 Tomorrow’s Leaders Award | National Crime Victims’ Service Awards
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Maya Weinstein | Tomorrow’s Leaders Award
Washington, DC

Maya Weinstein, a sexual assault survivor, has been dedicating her time and efforts since the 2012 crime to support victims in finding the resources and support they need in the aftermath of crime. 

As an undergraduate student, Ms. Weinstein helped interview victims and suspects, and document evidence during an internship with the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department Sexual Assault Unit and Major Crimes Unit. She also completed an internship the following year with the National Center for Victims of Crime which involved tracking legislation about survivor’s resources and live-tweeting Capitol Hill hearings. 

Ms. Weinstein worked to support fellow sorority sisters who were also survivors, and helped the Greek community at George Washington University to plan sexual assault educational events. 

Currently, Ms. Weinstein serves on the Speakers’ Bureau for RAINN, the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, and was featured on the 2015 documentary, The Hunting Ground, about the startling prevalence of sexual assault at institutions of higher learning and the powerful intersects that re-victimize vulnerable students while shielding perpetrators.

2017 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Tribute Video

Watch this video to learn more about Maya Weinstein, 2017 recipient of the Tomorrow’s Leaders Award.