Meet Amanda Kemp, guest speaker at our Young Professionals Happy Hour Thursday, April 26, 2018

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At our Young Professional Happy Hour on April 26th, our guest speaker is Amanda Kemp. Amanda Kemp is the Director of Forensic Exams at the YWCA in Oklahoma City and April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

YWCA Oklahoma City is the only Attorney General certified provider of crisis services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking in Oklahoma County.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology Biomedical Sciences at the University of Oklahoma in 2008 along with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She began her career at the Oklahoma Department of Human Services as a Community Capacity Builder specializing in resources for abused and neglected children. In 2009, Amanda began her career at the YWCA in Oklahoma City as a Sexual Assault Advocate and became the program’s director in 2012. As the Director of Sexual Assault Victim Advocacy, Amanda served as a member of the Oklahoma County Sexual Assault Response Team, provided assistance during over 150 SANE exams, and provided sexual assault training to law enforcement, colleges, and social service agencies throughout the state. In 2015, Mrs. Kemp received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Oklahoma and was honored with multiple awards for academic achievement, outstanding professional service, and outstanding leadership. Amanda started her career in nursing working in the Cardiac ICU at Integris Baptist Medical Center and started with the YWCA Forensic Nurse program in the summer of 2016. Amanda now serves as the Director of Forensic Exams at the YWCA in Oklahoma City where she oversees both the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner program as well as the Domestic Violence Nurse Examiner program.

The United Nations Association of Oklahoma City is proud to host Amanda Kemp at our Young Professional Happy Hour. It is on April 26th at 6:30 PM at Bossa Nova Caipirinha Lounge inside Cafe do Brasil (440 NW 11th St, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73103). See you there! Please RSVP on Facebook.