About Carol Gomez

Carol Gomez

Carol GomezCarol is the Founder and Executive Director of MataHari: Eye of the Day, a national social justice organization that works with immigrants and communities of color to end violence and exploitation.

Her award-winning organization facilitates women’s leadership and provides skills and support to communities organizing for safety and justice. She has over 20 years of work as an educator, workshop facilitator, community organizer, mediator, trauma counselor, advocate and community researcher.

Carol obtained her B.A. in Women’s Studies & International Development from Mt. Holyoke College and an MSW from Simmons School of Social Work. Carol has been adjunct faculty at Boston College School of Social Work and guest lectures at campuses across the U.S.

Besides her work with UFE, she currently serves on the board of Imaginaction Theater and is appointed to the Governor’s Council on Domestic and Sexual Violence. Carol was born and raised in Malaysia and immigrated to the US after completing her undergraduate degree. She is bi-coastal, living with her partner, Mark, in Los Angeles and travelling to New England regularly for work.

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