Economics / Political Science
I enjoy traveling, cooking, and reading.
How did you hear about the School of Education diversity initiatives?
I heard about the School of Education diversity initiatives through my advisors. I was involved in similar programs in my hometown and wanted to continue in college. Because of their advice, I was able to find these amazing initiatives.
When did you begin working with diversity programs in the School of Education?
I began working with diversity programs in the School of Education my first semester on campus. After looking for opportunities, I received one towards the beginning of fall classes.
What do you like most about working in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? What do you find challenging in the work?
I like the energy and atmosphere in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Everyone in the office wants to work towards making a change together. This makes the most challenging part of work adjusting to the virtual world because of COVID-19. However, because of our unity, things still seem manageable.
What have you learned working in School of Education diversity programs? How do you believe working in diversity will impact your career goals?
I have learn several career-oriented skills working with the various teams with the School of Education diversity programs. Even so, the most important thing I have learned is the importance of inclusion, diversity, and interacting with one's community. The things I have learned have impacted my career goals as I have found something that I like to do while making a difference.
Which type of projects do you work on for the DEI Office?