Dr. Guila Benchimol is a consultant, researcher, educator, and victim advocate whose work focuses on gender, abuse, and power. She holds a PhD in Sociological Criminology from the University of Guelph and is also a trained restorative and transformative justice facilitator. Guila was one of the key advisors who guided the launch of the SRE Network in 2018, where she continues to serve as the Senior Advisor on Research and Learning. She is also the Director of Faith-Based and Community Accountability at Ampersands Restorative Justice and sits on the board of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP). Her first 10+ year career as a Jewish educator in and outside of Orthodox communities informed her understanding of the need to address victimization of all kinds. Guila lives in Toronto and was raised in its Spanish Moroccan Jewish community, which was built by the families who fled Tangier.