Olivia Warren

Olivia is a Training and Intervention Coordinator with Sexual Violence Response. Prior to coming to Columbia, she was the Campus Advocate and Education Coordinator at California State University, Bakersfield. While there she strived to build a department that is rooted in empathy, inclusivity, and a welcoming environment. In addition to her advocacy and outreach work for sexual misconduct, she also advocated for basic needs and mental health resources. She has presented at national conferences on a diverse range of topics including Imposter Syndrome, BLM & Me Too movements, and the intersectionality of dreamers & advocacy services. Olivia relates to her audience through her personal experience in Greek life, student government, and various clubs.  


  • M.P.A., Master of Public Administration - California State University, Bakersfield 
  • B.A., Global Studies, Minor in Business - California State University, Monterey Bay 
  • Spanish, Universidad La Salle, Mexico City, Mexico

Certifications and Licensure:

  • California Certified Domestic Violence Counselor 
  • California Certified Sexual Assault Counselor  

Professional Experience:

  • Board Member, Equity Coordinator, Kern Dance Alliance 
  • Campus Advocate and Education Coordinator, California State University, Bakersfield 
  • Lead Project Manager, Ravi and Naina Patel Foundation, Bakersfield, CA 

Awards and Honors:

  • CSUB Student Research Scholar, “A Phenomenological Study on the Mental Health within Black College Students” 


  • NASPA, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators