Bergen Baucom Aldahir is a 2012 graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. In 2011, she created the award winning documentary Miniskirts, Mace and Other Misconceptions (MMOM). The 50 minute film, which was featured on CNN, chronicles Bergen’s experience living through the aftermath of rape and transitioning from a victim to a survivor. In 2012, she launched the MMOM Movement, a social media movement with a mission to foster constructive, empowering and educated conversations about rape. The MMOM Movement has sent hundreds of free copies of Miniskirts, Mace and Other Misconceptions to rape crisis centers, schools, universities, advocates and survivors across the globe.
After spending several years working as an anchor, executive producer and reporter in Florida and Alabama, Bergen accepted the role as the Communications and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults. She is a member of the Women’s Fund, Nightingale Network and Junior League of Chattanooga. Bergen and her husband, Dr. Philipe Aldahir, live happily in Chattanooga with their two dogs, Annie and Penelope.