Sudarshana Rao is an experienced consent, sexual violence and domestic violence educator, and advocate. Sudarshana has taken an intersectional approach to training, organizing and educating about these issues in addition to working directly with survivors. Sudarshana believes that small actions can add up to have large societal impacts and that each and every one of us has a responsibility to combat injustice in our daily lives.
As part of their responsibilities at Brave Space Alliance, Sudarshana works hard to coordinate BSA’s training program and regularly collaborates with community partners in order to bring education about the BIPOC TGNC and LGBT+ communities to various spaces across the city of Chicago.
Sudarshana is passionate about serving the BIPOC Trans community in Chicago and believes that community is essential to meaningful societal reform. She hopes that her contributions will help to uplift the communities that she cares for, just as they have uplifted her.