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Karah Hussey, MS

Karah Hussey,

Survivor Advocate
Violence Prevention & Response

Karah Hussey

Education & Interests

Areas of Specialization & Professional Interests
Karah is a Survivor Advocate for the Violence Prevention and Response office. Prior to coming to MIT, Karah was a rural advocate at her local sexual assault support center in Maine. She began volunteering at the center in 2019 while she worked as a graduate assistant at the University of Maine. After graduating, she continued her work supporting survivors of sexual violence, specifically focusing on supporting survivors and doing outreach in rural communities. She brings a trauma-informed lens to this work and understands how essential connection and a community of care are to healing.   

University of Maine, MS in Human Development 

University of Maine, BS in Child Development and Family Relations 


Karah enjoys yoga, hiking, rewatching her favorite movies, and spending time with her horses.