Bio
Emma Kaywin is a sexual health educator, consultant, writer, and activist based in Brooklyn, NY. She is the Consent Co-Director at House of Yas (NYC) and co-leads the Safer Spaces team at Meso Creso (DC). She consults for a number of nightlife communities and radical arts organizations across the East Coast, where she develops trauma-informed policies and procedures and trains staff. She further delivers tailored workshops and trainings on topics of consent, trauma, and sexuality to party collectives and young scientist groups internationally. Previously, Emma worked at the Institute for Advanced Medicine at Mount Sinai Health System, where she led a team of Peers living with HIV/AIDS and developed sexuality and anti-stigma trainings. She was the sexual health columnist for Bustle for two years, where she developed weekly, research-driven responses to questions of sexual health and behavior. Emma received a Master’s of Arts in health education from Teachers College, Columbia University and holds a Certificate in Conflict Resolution from the Teachers College Morton Deutsch International Center for Cooperation and Conflict Resolution. She is currently working towards a doctorate in health education (EdD) at Teachers College, where she is researching what supports queer and gender-diverse individuals in feeling sexually safer in nightlife spaces. For more information, please visit https://www.emmakaywin.com.