Preeti Pathak is an artist, community organizer, and educator who has worked in Philadelphia for over a decade. Their work focuses on empowering victims/survivors and communities to challenge sexual and gender violence by creating safer spaces for healing and dialogue. Pathak designs and facilitates educational and arts programming that utilizes empathy-informed care practices and her/his/their own personal experiences with violence & trauma. Programming covers topics such as body autonomy, consent, self-empowerment, community-building, bystander intervention, and self-care. Affiliations: CRSH (Coalition for Restaurant Safety & Health) Worker Leader, Training Facilitator saferestaurantsphilly.org, ECC (Educators for Consent Culture) Member, Training Facilitator, PAVE Advocate shatteringthesilence.org, Teaching Artist (Mural Arts, Achieving Independence Center, Claymobile @ Clay Studio, GlobalWrites)
How to Say My Name:
Preeti is pronounced as one word: "pre" like preach and "thee" like theme
Pathak is pronounced as one word: "paw" and "tuck"