Megan Blomquist

Director of Education and Training


Megan Blomquist, Director of Education and Training, began working at Rape Victim Advocates in August 2009.  Megan graduated from University of Illinois-Chicago with a degree in Applied Psychology, focusing in Gender & Women’s Studies. She is 40-hour certified in both Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention (2009) and Domestic Violence work (2011) in the state of Illinois. Through the Illinois Attorney General’s Office Megan has also completed the 40-hour Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training (2012). She is an active rape crisis counselor and community educator. Megan is also a leader in the Illinois Imagines project, a statewide collaborative which strives to improve the systemic response to people with disabilities who have experienced sexual assault. Megan is passionate about the pro-consent movement, and working within communities to end sexual and gender-based violence.