She Was A Victims’ Advocate Long Before #MeToo How Alumna of the Year Freada Kapor Klein changed the conversation around sexual assault

Alicia Nunez

More than four decades before #MeToo, Kapor Klein ’74, Berkeley’s 2020 Alumna of the Year (presented by the UC Berkeley Foundation and the Cal Alumni Association), was at the forefront of a burgeoning feminist movement as a researcher, an activist, and a formidable advocate for women’s rights, uncovering the trauma occurring in American homes and workplaces before we had words and hashtags to explain them.