Rape victim reclaims her power by helping others

photo Taylor Walker, a 22-year-old Vanderbilt graduate who was attacked and raped in a campus parking garage in 2012, says the event changed the course of her life and spurred her to stand up against sexual violence.

She'd made the walk to her little red car a hundred times before. But on a rainy Friday night in February 2012, someone else was close behind.

On the sixth floor of the Vanderbilt University parking garage that night, a man ambushed then 21-year-old Taylor Walker as she opened her car door and forced himself onto her.

The next few minutes - the scariest she has known - would change the course of Walker's life. Her horror would later grow when she learned that the man had been out on bond, charged with a previous rape attempt.

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