Director of Policy, Advocacy, and Research
Olivia Farrell is the Director of Policy, Advocacy, & Research at The Network. She joined The Network in 2019 and is responsible for leading The Network’s policy, advocacy, and research strand on behalf of survivors of gender-based violence and The Network’s member organizations. Olivia engages in planning, organizing, and implementation of the Network’s policy and advocacy agenda. Olivia also oversees all data and research projects conducted by The Network, including Measuring Safety, The Network’s annual data report on gender-based violence. Prior to joining the Network, Olivia worked with young adults who had experienced foster care to advocate for changes in the child welfare system in Arizona. Olivia recently earned her Master’s in Public Policy with a certificate in Data Analytics from the University of Chicago.