Campus Consortium

IUPUI

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus. IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement. By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.

IUPUI played an integral role in helping ICESA win its Office on Women’s Health grant. ICESA is especially grateful to IUPUI Counseling and Psychological Services and IUPUI Office for Women for their visionary leadership in best practices for sexual violence response and prevention.

Campus Liason: Christine Kung'u

Assistant Director of Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Response

Christine Kung’u joined IUPUI Division of Student Affairs in September, 2017. As the assistant director of interpersonal violence prevention and response, Christine is responsible for the strategic planning and coordination of the prevention, education, intervention and advocacy efforts related to sexual assault and relationship violence for the IUPUI campus. Christine offers face-to face confidential advocacy and support and is also the designated originator for interim measures, a process required by Title IX.

Christine has over 8 years of experience working with survivors of sexual assault and relationship violence in Kenya and the U.S. which has provided her unique insights and made her sensitive to the needs of survivors. Using the trauma informed lens, she understands that trauma affects each individual differently and works to meet survivors at their point of need and assist them in accessing the resources they need, which include safety planning, legal services, counseling, and other support services. Her particular interests include working with survivors of sexual and relationship violence and understanding the intersection of law and social justice issues.