Understand more about gender-based violence and trauma-informed care with Erica Olson and Anassa Consulting

Erica Olson, the owner of Anassa Consulting, is a consultant, trainer, and subject matter expert specializing in gender-based violence and trauma-informed care and management. Erica draws on her 20 years of experience in direct services, advocacy, policy, and applied research to aid nonprofits, government agencies, and the private sector in advancing their knowledge and practices around interpersonal violence and abuse, gender inequality, and trauma.

Currently, Erica provides case and program consultation, expert witness testimony, training, and technical assistance.  Erica has been appointed to multiple state and national efforts, including the CDC’s Rape Prevention and Education Program and National Violent Death Reporting System.  She is the former Director of the NJ Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board and has co-authored curricula, policy, regulations, and legislation. Her work has been published in the peer-reviewed Victims and Violence.

Erica holds a Masters in Social Service and a Masters in Law and Social Policy from Bryn Mawr College, Expert Witness Certification through the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, and a Certificate in Public Policy Analysis from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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