Our Team

A collection of engaged minds, passionate hearts and dedicated professionals



Justine founded Relation-Shift at the Harvard Innovation Lab in order to end sexual violence, promote healthier relationships and create safer schools. Justine has worked for the past twelve years to advance the equality of women and men, facilitating classes, workshops and seminars across the country on gender, media representation and the prevention of sexual and relationship violence and bullying. Justine worked in social services and development at the Tahirih Justice Center for five years, a national nonprofit organization that protects immigrant women and girls refusing to become victims of violence, and served as the Washington DC Respect Challenge campaign manager for Futures Without Violence. Previously, Justine worked as a teacher at a women’s college in Nanjing, China and as a communications specialist and reporter in Chicago. Justine obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Journalism at Loyola University of Chicago and her Ed.M, with a focus on human development and psychology, at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Emily ALbery, Intern


Emily has been passionate about gender equity and feminism for many years. She is particularly interested in exploring how education around sexual violence, healthy relationships and toxic masculinity can be embedded into the curriculum and culture of schooling across all ages. Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford, specialising in developmental psychology and the impact of trauma on child development. She is currently studying for her Ed.M. in human development and psychology at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, with a focus on child advocacy. She plans to work in the UK as an Early Years educator, with the goal of continuing to advance gender equity and end sexual and relationship violence in schools and beyond.


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