Our Team

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Executive Director
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Tracey Vitchers

Tracey E. Vitchers is a non-profit executive and nationally recognized expert on sexual violence prevention and survivor advocacy.

Tracey currently serves as the Executive Director of It’s On Us, a nonprofit founded in 2014 as an initiative of the Obama-Biden Administration to combat campus sexual assault through peer-to-peer prevention education programs and activating the largest student organizing program of its kind. It’s On Us is the only national sexual assault prevention nonprofit in the United States to combine grassroots organizing and prevention education with large-scale culture change campaigns through partnerships with creative agencies, influencers, PR and communications firms, and media. Tracey joined It’s On Us in November of 2017 following its transition out of the White House to Civic Nation.

Tracey is a currently an active member of the Advisory Boards of Culture Of Respect, The Every Voice Coalition, and SafeBAE.

Tracey previously served on the Governing Boards of End Rape On Campus, Safe Haven of Pike County, and SAFER. She also previously organized with Know Your IX.

Tracey was named 2014 Women’s Media Center Progressive Women’s Voices Fellow in September 2014.

In May 2011 Tracey founded the national youth service-learning program The 9/12 Generation Project and acted as Director until the fall of 2013.

Tracey holds a BA from Williams College in Women’s & Gender Studies and English Literature and a MA from Utrecht University in Comparative Women’s Studies in Culture & Politics. 

Silvia Zenteno

Senior Director of Education and Research
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Silvia Zenteno

Silvia Zenteno is the Director of Educational Programs and Training at It’s On Us, where she works to develop peer-to-peer prevention and intervention programs for campus communities around the country.

Previously, Silvia was a Biden Foundation policy fellow, working under the Violence Against Women pillar to identify gaps in services for youth and college/university students. Silvia also worked as a management analyst at the U.S. Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women, where she worked on the Campus and Consolidated Youth teams to improve the national response to gender-based violence.

Born in Bolivia and raised in Alexandria, VA, Silvia stayed close to home to attend George Washington University, where she earned a B.S. in Political Science in 2015. She currently lives with her dog, Collin (also from Bolivia), in Washington, DC.

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Assistant Director for Campus Organizing
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Maeve Sheridan

Maeve is a lifetime sexual assault prevention advocate. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a bachelor’s degree in Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies and previously worked as both a Campus Organizer and Regional Advisor for It’s On Us.

She is also an avid writer whose work has been featured in multiple publications, including Women’s Health Magazine and TheThirty. She lives in Southern California with Walter, her Shar-Pei puppy, and her two cats.

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Assistant Director of Trainings
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Adrianna Branin

Adrianna Branin is the Assistant Director of Trainings at Its On Us. She works to offer free trainings and programming to teach students how to recognize interpersonal violence and utilize violence prevention techniques.

Over the past five years, Adrianna has dedicated her time to educating her college’s students, faculty, and staff on the prevalence of sexual violence and methods of intervention in harmful situations. Adrianna had the honor of being It’s On Us’s 2019 Courage Award Recipient for stopping a sexual assault on her campus and confronting the perpetrators. Her courageous actions were recognized by the PASSHE educational system and she was named an “Outstanding Citizen of the Commonwealth” by Pennsylvania’s Governor, Tom Wolf. She had the pleasure of being a panelist at the first national It’s On Us Summit and has advocated for survivor-centered legislation in Harrisburg. Adrianna also worked on the development of the SAPRO program that was commissioned by the Pentagon as a way to train military personnel in how to recognize and report sexual violence. Her activism has been featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Adrianna is originally from Philadelphia and received her B.A. in Political Science and Religious Studies from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She currently lives in Central Pennsylvania with her dog, Azula.