Our Team

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Susan Prout
Co-Founder

Susan works with survivors and their families, schools, and communities to support survivors of sexual assault in middle and high schools. Susan also advocates for a transformed justice system that conforms to ethical standards that do not involve blaming and shaming the victim, promotes understanding of the biology of the brain in traumatic situations, and ensures sexual assault victims’ rights are equivalent to the rights of other crime victims.

Alexander Prout
Co-Founder
Alex works with survivors and their families, schools, communities to support survivors of sexual assault in middle and high schools. As a DEI champion, Alex also works with corporations to address gender equity and inclusion in the workplace. He has spoken throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific on these topics.
Elizabeth Zeigler
Executive Director

Elizabeth provides executive leadership to I Have The Right To after a three decade long career in nonprofit management and fundraising. Elizabeth is a strategic thinker, respected thought leader, and a leading voice globally on high impact giving, especially among women.

Moni Hill
Director of Programs and Communications
Moni works with schools and communities to raise awareness, establish policies, and develop programming for students, parents, and educators. Moni empowers schools, parents, and students to cultivate cultures that enable all students to receive an education free from sexual harassment and assault.
Chessy Prout
Co-Founder and Advisor

Chessy is a subject matter expert and Co-Founder of I Have The Right To. Her memoir, I Have The Right To; A High School Survivor’s Story of Sexual Assault, Justice and Hope, documents institutional complicity in sexual assault and provides hope to survivors and parents. Chessy is a writer, filmmaker, advocate, and internationally recognized public speaker. She is a graduate of Barnard College of Columbia University.    

Michael S. Hill, Ph.D.
Advisor

Mike is an advisor to I Have The Right To.  A 20+-year veteran teacher at secondary schools, Mike has earned several major teaching awards and chairs. He also has taught engineering technology and statistics at the graduate school level. Mike’s statistical analyses have appeared in book chapters, refereed journal articles, and in presentations for a wide variety of audiences and applications. He has made approximately three dozen technical presentations including to the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) and The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS).  Mike earned his Ph.D. in Educational Research from the University of Virginia.

Lucy Prout
Advisor

Lucy is an advisor to I Have The Right To. Lucy is a graduate of Georgetown University and is a student at the University of Colorado-Denver, pursuing a Master’s degree in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Gender-Based Violence. Driven by goals of addressing equity and access in reimagining the criminal justice system, her research interests include restorative justice and interpersonal violence, gender-based violence, and diversion programs.

 

Morgan Aspinwall
Research Manager

Morgan conducts senior-level research for I Have The Right To. In approximately six months, Morgan cataloged over 500 reports of sexual harassment, abuse, and assault in American schools alone in this map.  Morgan also works with each year’s class of I Have The Right To interns.  Morgan is a legislative intern and a senior at the University of Georgia. 

🙌 We support the students in Grand Junction, Colorado, who are using their voices to call on ....
🙌 We support the students in Grand Junction, Colorado, who are using their voices to call on their schools to ensure that all students can receive an education free from sexual assault and harassment. ...
💥 We can't bust this myth enough! It's deeply concerning that some students we talk to are mo....
💥 We can't bust this myth enough! It's deeply concerning that some students we talk to are more worried about being falsely accused than about the prevalence of sexual violence.
💥 Research finds tha ...
🔥 To all of you survivors out there, we believe you, we support you, and we cherish and celeb....
🔥 To all of you survivors out there, we believe you, we support you, and we cherish and celebrate you.
🧡 You may never know how your light and courage inspire the world, but your life makes all the ...
✍️ The I Have The Right To Pledge reminds us of the importance of committing to learning abo....
✍️ The I Have The Right To Pledge reminds us of the importance of committing to learning about healthy relationships and consent.
🙌 Building healthy relationships and understanding the definition of ...
⭐️ We are always on the lookout for courageous activism by students and parents and were enc....
⭐️ We are always on the lookout for courageous activism by students and parents and were encouraged by these parents in Ripley, WV, who called on their local school board to be more transparent about ...

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