Jillian Gilchrest, MSW

Director of Health Professional Outreach
Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Wethersfield, CT

Jillian Gilchrest is the Director of Health Professional Outreach for the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. A graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Social Work, she has extensive experience advocating for women’s health and safety, in particular influencing public policy. Jillian has worked to address and prevent violence against women in various capacities throughout her career. She currently Chairs the State’s Trafficking in Persons Council for the Connecticut General Assembly and leads the state’s End Demand campaign. Jillian is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Connecticut where she teaches Political Advocacy