she/her/hers – Confidential Advocate
Banu was born in India and raised in the Bay Area. She received her B.A. in Psychology and Social Behavior with a minor in Criminology from UC Irvine. She is also currently in a MSW program through Boise State University. Banu began her career in this field as an intern at UCI’s CARE center where she developed a passion for supporting survivors of sexual violence. Banu hopes to bring more culturally sensitive resources and programming to survivors of color. During her free time and for self-care, Banu enjoys cooking, reading, watching movies, and art projects.