Tech to combat sexual assault & harassment

Callisto is a non-profit organization that develops technology to combat sexual assault and harassment.

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The Problem

Sexual assault and harassment are far too common and often never reported. The process of reporting can feel isolating — or worse, retraumatizing — not to mention comes with its own set of personal and professional risks.

Callisto is changing the equation. Our technology empowers victims, giving them options and allowing them to disclose in a way that feels safe. Our unique matching system securely connects victims of the same perpetrator to identify repeat offenders.

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Our Solutions

Currently in place across 13 partner institutions, Callisto Campus provides victims with trauma-informed options for reporting sexual assault. Callisto is expanding in 2018 to address sexual assault, harassment, and coercion in professional industries.


Callisto Campus

Callisto Campus is designed to detect repeat perpetrators and empower victims to make the reporting decision that feels right for them.

Our flagship online system, Callisto Campus, provides survivors with three options:


Save time-stamped written records of a sexual assault


Report only if another victim names the same perpetrator


Report directly to campus administrators, without waiting for a match


Callisto Expansion

In 2018 we are expanding our reporting platform into professional environments. In this version of Callisto, we are adapting our signature matching system to empower victims beyond college campuses:


Under the Callisto "Matching Escrow," victims input the identity of their perpetrators under the precondition that, if a match is found, a Callisto Options Counselor will reach out to each victim individually.

Options Counseling

A Callisto Options Counselor will advise victims on their choices following a match, including reporting — only if this is the right route for them.

Callisto’s continued success is contingent on philanthropic contributions. Donate today and support us as we work to combat sexual assault and harassment across institutions and industries.


Our Impact

  • 5X


    Sexual assault survivors who visited their school’s Callisto Campus website were five times more likely to report their assault than survivors who did not.

  • 15%


    15% of sexual assault survivors who opted into our matching system have been assaulted by the same perpetrator as another survivor in the system.

  • 3X


    On average, survivors using Callisto Campus report almost three times faster than the national average (four months versus 11 months).

Our Supporters

Callisto has an incredible community of donors and volunteers who make our work possible. Our funders include:, The New York State Health Foundation, The New York Women's Foundation, The Levi Strauss Foundation, NoVo Foundation, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, PIMCO Foundation, Fast Forward, The Harnisch Foundation, and many others.

We are also supported by over 600 individual donors — many of whom are survivors or allies who share our vision of a world where survivors are supported and sexual violence is rare.

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