Andrea Pino-Silva


Andrea Pino-silva

Women and Human Rights Activist

Andrea Pino-Silva is a co-founder of End Rape on Campus, EROC, and the Director of Policy & Support. A first generation college student, she attended The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she majored in Political Science and English, and pursued research around the policy framing of Title IX and campus violence. Together with Annie Clark, she filed a Federal Complaint with the Department of Education against UNC before helping found EROC. Her activism has been featured in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Vogue, Glamour Magazine, CNN, Good Morning America, as well as many other national and international media outlets.  She has appeared as a guest on The Melissa Harris-Perry Show, and is a contributor to The Huffington Post. In 2013, she was listed alongside President Barack Obama as one of the most influential forces in higher education, and her work and personal journey is prominently featured in the documentary The Hunting Ground, which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.

Pino-Silva was honored with the American Spirit Award for Citizen Activism alongside Annie Clark at The American Spirit Awards - May 14, 2015.

Twitter: @andreactually