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Isy Abraham-Raveson


Widener University, Chester, PA Graduated 2019
M.Ed. in Human Sexuality Education
Williams College, Williamstown, MA, Graduated 2015
B.A. in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies                                                            
Montclair High School, Montclair, NJ, Graduated 2011

Professional Experience

  • Founder and President, YES! (Your Empowered Sexuality!) (2015-present)
    • Write curriculum and facilitate workshops for young people from Kindergarteners to 12th graders in public schools, private schools, and churches on a variety of sexuality topics including consent, masculinity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and boundaries
  • Sexuality Educator, Puentes de Salud (2019-present)
    • Design and facilitate a 12-week sexuality education program for 5th graders
    • Design and facilitate workshops for parents
  • Assistant Teacher, The Parent Infant Center (2017-2019)
    • Design and implement workshops for children aged 3-11 on topics including boundaries, anatomy, and puberty
    • Provide a safe, engaging, and empowering environment for 4- and 5-year-olds to learn through play
    • Facilitate workshops for parents about how to talk to young children about sexuality
  • Sexuality Educator, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) (2017-2018)
    • Facilitated workshops about how to talk to children and teens about sexuality in inclusive and shame-free ways at a variety of locations, including the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, public libraries, and homeless shelters
  • Sexuality Educator and Sales Associate, Passional/Sexploratorium (2016-2017)
    • Developed and facilitated workshops for parents about how to talk to young people about sexuality
    • Educated customers about a variety of products and safety/health practices
  • Sexuality Educator Intern, Masakhane Center (2015)
    • Received sexuality educator training
    • Designed and facilitated weekly workshops on sexuality-related topics for young people ages 13-21 in middle schools, high schools, a community center for LGBTQ youth, and a residential rehabilitation center for adolescent boys in Newark, NJ
  • Founding Member, Sexual Wellness Advocacy at Greylock (SWAG) (2014-2015)
    • Developed and facilitated consent workshops for high school students
    • Trained high school students in peer education
  • Co-Chair and Treasurer, Williams College Feminist Collective (2013-2015)
    • Facilitated board meetings and weekly discussions
    • Planned programming on body and sex positivity, reproductive justice, sexual assault, street harassment, etc.
    • Created budgets and made funding decisions as part of the school’s Funding Committee
  • Member, Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Working Group (SAPA) (2014-2015)
    • Helped create a sexual assault campus climate survey
    • Discussed and enacted policy change with regard to sexual assault on the Williams College campus


  • The Great Big Hug, Mascot Books (2019)
    • Wrote a children’s book exploring how to set boundaries and respect the boundaries of others
  • My Body, Their Body (2017)
    • Co-created a coloring book for children about bodily autonomy


  • American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT) Annual Conference (June, 2019)
    • Facilitated a workshop on fatphobia and body image for sexuality professionals
  • National Sex Ed Conference, Newark, NJ (April 2019)
    • Facilitated a workshop on fatphobia and body image for sexuality professionals
  • Widener University Careers in Sexuality Conference, Chester, PA (2018)
    • Co-facilitated a workshop on intersectionality, privilege, and how to be allies in the fight against oppression for sexuality professionals
  • Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA (2018)
    • Presented a workshop on the culture, judgments, and values around food and how it relates to body image
  • Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (2018)
    • Presented a workshop on body image and fatphobia
  • Haverford College, Haverford, PA (2018)
    • Presented a workshop on sexual shame and healing
  • Democracy Summer, Philadelphia, PA (2018)
    • Facilitated workshops on gender inequality for high school and college students
  • Beyond Conflict Preempting Racism Conference, New York, NY (2018)
    • Presented on teaching consent to young children and their parents
  • Philadelphia Trans Health Conference, Philadelphia, PA (2017)
    • Presented a workshop on how to talk to children and teenagers about sexuality
  • Parent Infant Center (PIC), Philadelphia, PA (2017)
    • Co-facilitated a training for 90 staff and administration on gender norms and how to best support young children in developing a positive sense of gender identity
  • Putting the Pieces Together: Inclusivity in Practice, AASECT Conference, San Juan, PR (2016)
    • Presented a poster entitled “Sex Education in the United States and its Relationship to Rape Culture: Silence, Shame, and Exclusion” based on my undergraduate thesis research 



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  • Strong verbal and written communication skills