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 Coordinator

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.



Cierra Clark

Cierra Clark, Victim Advocate

Cierra Clark is the Victim Advocate for the CARE Office, providing crisis response and advocacy services to students, staff and faculty who have been impacted by sexual assault, relationship abuse, stalking and harassment. Cierra earned her Bachelors of Art in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Women’s and Gender Studies from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. She is currently working on a Masters of Social Work from The Catholic University of America. Cierra has five years of experience advocating for survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual violence, stalking and harassment, while working in various shelters and mililitary advocacy programs. Cierra has a passion for assisting survivors and navigating difficult legal processes and she is committed to providing a welcoming, safe and supportive environment.



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.