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Meet the Gender Violence Services Coordinators (GVSCs)

Kayla Zollinger, she/her, MSW

Kayla joined Carolina as a GVSC in January 2020. She graduated from Baylor University in Waco, Texas (2012) with a Bachelor of Business Administration and earned a Master’s of Social Work from Baylor University (2015). After earning her MSW, Kayla continued serving with a local organization as a case manager for women working in the commercial sex industry where she connected them with resources and provided emotional support. Most recently, Kayla worked with the Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s office in Tacoma, Washington as a Crime Victim Advocate where she provided advocacy and education regarding the legal process and in-court accompaniment and support for individuals impacted by relationship violence. 

For self-care, Kayla enjoys officiating basketball, baking for friends, and drinking cold press coffee.

UNC-CH trainings completed: Safe Zone, Green Zone, and UndocuCarolina.