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Kimber J. Nicoletti-Martinez, MSW, LCSW
Skilled Facilitator, Survivor, Specialized in sexual violence and child sexual abuse in underserved communities, farm workers and immigrant populations. Experience in work with sex/labor trafficking, mental health and healing.
Job Title
MESA Director
Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA)
Topic Areas
Colleges and Universities
Healing from Sexual Violence
Intersections of Sexual Violence
Trafficking and Exploitation
Available For
Advisory Positions
Grant Review
Speaking (Conferences, Events)
Training (Individual, Small Group)
Training (Large Group, Faculty)
Writing (Collaboration)
Kimber Nicoletti-Martinez
Sexual violence prevention, Intersection of sexual violence and food insecurity, trauma-informed and culturally relevant victim services, sexual violence in farm worker communities, sexual violence in underserved and marginalized communities, sexual violence in Latinx and immigrant communities, leadership development, vicarious trauma, working with campus-based populations, colleges and universities, program planning and implementation, culturally-specific program evaluation, Creating accessible sexual violence services and prevention efforts, Arts-based/Theater of the Oppressed sexual violence prevention work, Language access, child sexual abuse, culturally-specific mental health, Labor and Sex Trafficking, Volunteer management, Community organizing.

I have been working in sexual violence prevention and trauma-informed and culturally appropriate victim services for 15 years. I am the founder/director of Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA). I have spent many years working with and addressing sex and labor human trafficking. MESA is housed on the Purdue University campus and our work has been based on campus and in communities across the state. I have worked developing staff, managing volunteers and organized communities and students. I have also developed arts-based approach for sexual violence prevention and child sexual abuse work in farm worker communities. I have served in a variety of leadership positions including the Chair of the Advisory Board for the National Sexual Violence Resource Center. I have also served as the Chair of the Multilingual Access Committee for the NSVRC. I am a member of the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas (National Farm Worker Women Alliance). I am a clinical social worker and have specialized in culturally-specific work with under-represented and under-resourced communities in mental health and victims services.
Population/Group Expertise
Farm Worker populations, Under-served/Under-resourced communities, Rural populations, campus-based populations and communities, Immigrant communities, People with disabilities, Communities of Color, Native/Indigenous communities, children, LGBTQ, populations suffering from poverty, faith-based populations, People with mental health issues, homeless populations.
Training Expertise
Universities/colleges, communities, professionals, faith-based communities, advocates, health care providers, educators, parents, community members, farm workers, rural communities, Under-served communities and populations, children/adolescents, students, and all of the communities we serve.
Address Line 1
615 W. State Street AGAD Room 219
Address Line 2
Purdue University
West Lafayette
Zip/Postal Code
IN Indiana
United States
Contact Phone Number

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