Jen Adler

Jen Adler, Director

Jen Adler has worked in the field of relationship abuse and sexual violence for over twenty five years. She has a masters degree in Community Counseling and specializes in the psychological impact of interpersonal trauma on people's lives. Jen oversees the violence prevention program, including the peer education program and the My Stand Mentor Program, as well as coordinating all crisis response and case management for victims and their loved ones following an assault, abuse, stalking or harassment incident.


Caitlin Annas

Caitlin Annas, Interpersonal Violence Prevention Specialist

Caitlin Annas is the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Specialist for CARE. Caitlin graduated from UNCW with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and she is happy to continue working at the university as an alumni. Her focus is on primary prevention for interpersonal violence. Her position works closely with the Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator to help plan, create and implement educational programs for students, faculty and staff related to healthy relationships, consent and being an active bystander.


Ryane Miller

Ryane Miller, Lead Victim Advocate

Ryane Miller is the Lead Victim Advocate for CARE and has been serving in the field of interpersonal violence for four years.  Ryane earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from UNCW, and is focused on building her field specialty in trauma-informed care.  Ryane provides crisis counseling and advocacy services to students, faculty and staff impacted by sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and harassment.  She also acts as a supervisor for advocacy staff, and is dedicated to continuing to build strong relationships with UNCW campus and community partners.


Kathryn Winn

Kathryn Winn, Victim Advocate

Kathryn Winn is the Victim Advocate for CARE. Her position supports students, faculty, staff, and loved ones from the UNCW community who have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, or harassment. She is responsible for providing direct services such as crisis intervention, court advocacy, medical advocacy, and information and referrals for services on-campus and in the community.



Lama Taj-Eldin, Office Administrator

Lama Taj-Eldin is the Office Administrator of CARE. Lama is usually the first point of contact at the CARE office, creating a welcoming environment for students, staff, and faculty. She provides secretarial, administrative, research, and technical support to the CARE staff, including the Director. Lama graduated from UNCW with a bachelor’s degree in Health Education and is excited to be back and support her alma mater.