At the The HEAL Project, we work to prevent and end childhood sexual abuse (CSA) through healing the wounds of sexual oppression and embracing sexual liberation.
Who We Are
Ignacio G Rivera, Founder & Co-Executive Director, they/them
Ignacio G Hutía Xeiti Rivera, M.A., is a cultural sociologist with expertise in sexual trauma, healing, and liberation for marginalized people. They are an internationally known gender non-conforming speaker, trainer, and consultant. Ignacio uses they/them/their is the Founder and Co-Executive Director at The HEAL Project. For bio, CV, & promotional photos go here.
Aredvi Azad, Co-Executive Director; Director of Finance & Operations, they/them
Aredvi Azad (they/them) is a sexual violence prevention educator, speaker, and trainer. As a queer & trans/genderfluid Irani-American immigrant, Aredvi has been speaking and producing educational media about sexual trauma and healing for the past decade. Aredvi is the Co-Executive Director of The HEAL Project. For bio, resume, & promotional photos go here.
Robin Marquis, Accessibility Support, they/them
Robin Marquis, a disabled artist and educator, is part of a national network of thought-leaders shaping the conversation about accessibility in arts and culture while contributing to local efforts that combine creativity, education, and activism to achieve social change. They currently serve as the Accessibility and Organizational Manager for The Peale in Baltimore, MD.