KATE WEBER, MST Advocate
Katie Weber, a Northern California, Bay Area Resident, is a 100% Service Connected disabled veteran of the U.S. Army for PTSD from MST (military sexual trauma). She is an advocate for MST survivors and Women Veterans. She is a Volunteer at Military Rape Crisis Center (MRCC) and Protect Our Defenders, two separate organizations founded to eradicate Military Sexual Trauma. Katie founded a support group for other MST Survivors and has appeared in several news and media stories about the subject. Katie also works with Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) to raise awareness and amend legislation currently requiring military rape victims to initially report the attack to their chain of command instead of law enforcement. Katie also appeared in the new Sundance Audience Award Winning and Academy Award Nominated Documentary “The Invisible War”. She also has hosted screenings, been a presenter on panels and Q and A sessions following the showing of this documentary. Screenings included audiences consisting of Legal Experts, Nurses, Students, Faculty, Clinicians, Veterans and the Active Duty military.