Vita Pilkington (she/her) is a PhD Candidate and research assistant at Orygen and The University of Melbourne. She is undertaking her PhD research in boys' and men's experiences of sexual trauma, and is concurrently employed as a research assistant in elite sports and mental health. Her PhD is supported by the Melbourne Research Scholarship, awarded by the University of Melbourne. In 2022, she was also awarded the Margaret Cohan Research Scholarship from the University of Melbourne.