Associate Director, Economic Security for Survivors Project

Malore Dusenbery is the Associate Director of the Institute’s Economic Security for Survivors Project, which seeks to improve the economic security and safety of survivors of domestic and dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Malore provides technical assistance and training across the country to enhance the programming and capacity of direct service providers, the justice system, community organizations, and policy professionals. Her primary efforts involve assembling best practices within the criminal justice system, conducting research on the cost of violence, and addressing the unique needs of underserved groups.

Malore regularly participates on panels and webinars and presents at state and national conferences, including the national STOP Grant conference, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) conference, and the End Violence Against Women International conference. Prior to joining the ESS Project under Wider Opportunities for Women (WOW), she engaged in data collection and advocacy for women’s economic security, developed advocacy tools for youth victims of abuse and trafficking, and developed, presented, and evaluated teen violence prevention programs.

Malore earned her B.A. from Whitman College and a Master of Science in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania.


ESS Quarterly Newsletter Summer/Fall 2017 Issue

The Status of Black Women in the United States   In collaboration with the National Domestic Workers Alliance, the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released a new comprehensive report as a part of the longstanding report series, The Status of Women in the States. This 192 page report describes the experiences of millions of Black women across the…

Intersections of Stalking and Economic Security

Stalking affects nearly one in six women and more than one in 19 men in the United States in their lifetime. The majority of stalking victims are stalked by individuals they know. Two-thirds (66.2 percent) of female victims report that the stalker was a former intimate partner. Common stalking tactics–including physical surveillance, unwanted phone calls, other unwanted…

Intersections of Domestic Violence and Economic Security

Domestic and dating violence, or intimate partner violence (IPV), is an unfortunately common reality that has short- and long-term negative effects on survivors’ economic security, and independence. Over one quarter (27.3 percent) of women in the United States have experienced sexual violence, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime, compared with…