Sofie’s work has been covered in a variety of national and international outlets, including The New York Times, BBC News, CNN, and The Wall Street Journal.

While at End Rape on Campus, Sofie also started #DearBetsy, a campaign to pressure Secretary Betsy DeVos to hold the line on Title IX. The campaign trended nationally on Twitter and reached millions of people through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.



Washington Post - There’s a moving story behind this powerful photo of Biden and a sexual assault survivor at the Oscars. 2016.

New York Times - Sexual Harassment Cases Tarnish Berkeley’s Image as a Center of Social Activism. 2016.

New York Times - 2 Education Dept. Picks Raise Fears on Civil Rights Enforcement. 2017.

New York Times - Universities Face Pressure to Hold the Line on Title IX. 2017.

Wall Street Journal - Sexual-Assault Victims Get Campus 'Advocates'. 2014.

Los Angeles Times - University of California Berkeley, regents sued by sexual assault survivors. 2015.

Los Angeles Times - At UC Berkeley, promises of a crackdown on sexual misconduct are met with skepticism by students. 2016.

Los Angeles Times - Congresswoman aims to crack down on campuses' sex assault 'epidemic'. 2014.

Los Angeles Times - 31 women accuse UC Berkeley of botching sexual assault investigations. 2014.

San Francisco - Feds say UC Berkeley mishandled complaints in sexual harassment cases. 2018.

San Francisco Chronicle - Activists appalled by DeVos plan to revisit campus sex assault rules. 2017.

San Francisco Chronicle. 'Affirmed consent’ bill signed by Brown. 2014.


Marie Claire - Fighting Words: Meet the College Senior Behind California's Radical New Sexual-Assault Law. 2014.

Bloomberg Businessweek - Changing How Colleges Deal With Rape. 2014.


All Things Considered, NPR - Campuses Consider Following New York's Lead On 'Yes Means Yes' Policy. 2015.

All Things Considered, NPR - Betsy DeVos Signals Rollback Of Obama Policies On Campus Sexual Assault. 2017.

Take Two, KPCC. Berkeley students protest campus sexual assault conference. 2015.


Hannity - Fox News. College Forum Debate. 2013.

On the Story - HLN. 2018.

The Pell Center - Sofie Karasek on “Story in the Public Square.” 2018.

Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield - 2016.

ABC News - Stanford Sexual Assault Survivor's Words Read by Survivors. 2016.


The Guardian - California universities should do more to prevent sexual assault, audit says. 2014.

The Guardian - Beyond 'no means no': the future of campus rape prevention is 'yes means yes'. 2014.

The Guardian - 10% of female US college students experienced sexual assault in 2015. 2016.

CNN - Schools preach 'enthusiastic' yes in sex consent education. 2014.

CNN - Ending rape on campus: Activism takes several forms. 2014.

#DearBetsy Coverage

Buzzfeed News - People Are Telling Trump’s Education Nominee To Protect Rape Survivors. 2017.

“The goal is for her to commit during her hearing to upholding these really important provisions for students,” Sofie Karasek, an End Rape On Campus co-founder, told BuzzFeed News. “We wouldn’t want to make this issue even more complex for schools to deal with and even more painful for survivors to go through.”

The Guardian - Betsy DeVos hearing prompts fears for campus sexual assault protections. 2017.

Mic - #DearBetsy is a heartfelt campaign asking Trump’s education secretary to protect Title IX. 2017.

Teen Vogue - This Campaign Wants Donald Trump to Take Sexual Assault More Seriously. 2017.

Huffington Post - #DearBetsy Campaign Implores Donald Trump’s Education Pick To Protect Campus Rape Rules. 2017.

The Christian Science Monitor— Outcry over Stanford case hints at shift in rape culture. 2016.