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Alex Wilson works professionally as a public health specialist in Baltimore's Johns Hopkins serving the needs of local women. Their work and experience is centered in trauma education, sexuality and gender education, and community outreach. Alex engages in critical discussions about identity, trauma, sex, and sexuality. They believe that if we can understand our attitudes and experiences surrounding sex we can move forward together into a deeper understanding, acceptance and create stronger bonds of community that endure.
O.School Founder / CEO
Andrea Barrica envisions a world in which everyone has autonomy over their own body and pleasure. That’s why she started O.school, where she streams as a Pleasure Professional in addition to being the CEO. Previously, Andrea co-founded YC-backed accounting and tax platform, inDinero.com, where she led sales and operations. She also served as a venture partner and entrepreneur-in-residence at 500 Startups
Matchmaker & Dating/Sex Coach
Claire AH is a dating/sexuality coach and matchmaker in the Greater Toronto Area. She teaches about and speaks on sex and dating as they relate to disability, health, sexuality and body image. Claire is the host of a monthly sexy storytelling night in Toronto and a dating podcast.
Host of Sex Gets Real Podcast
Dawn Serra began her work a sex and relationship educator in her early 20's, when she started selling sex toys. Today, Dawn hosts the weekly podcast Sex Gets Real, runs the bi-annual online Explore More Summit, speaks at colleges & universities, teaches online & in-person workshops, and so much more in the realm of pleasure, desire, and connection.
Pleasure Pro Jess teaches, among other topics, LGBTQ sex and pleasure education at O.school. Her time at an adult toy store has taught her how to facilitate shame-free conversations about pleasure, and today, working with folks to unlearn shame is Jess's aim in all her education work. She also teaches comprehensive sex education to youth.
Mia Little is an accomplished performer, educator and YouTube star. An adept and engaging teacher, Mia works with students to relearn their relationship to orgasm, explore sexual identity and heal from trauma.
Queer, gender-nonconforming and non-monogamous, Q is a certified sex educator and trainer, and social justice activist of 20 years. At O.school, Q streams on a wealth of topics, including building sexual confidence, consent, boundary-setting, pleasure, online dating and communication.
Master of Social Work
Among their many areas of expertise, Roan Coughtry, MSW, coaches people through gender exploration and transition as well as teaching anti-oppression and sex education. Roan offers these skillsets and more to O.school students, as they advocate for healing on both individual and societal levels.
ER Nurse, Drag Queen
SisteRNurseJoy is a Drag Queen Emergency RN, BSN serving doses of joy, laughter, acceptance, and non-judgmental sex education in the Pacific Northwest and on O.school.