Autumn Stevens



Academic major
Comparative Literature and International Studies

Reason, writing, mentoring

How did you hear about the School of Education diversity initiatives?
I applied through Handshake and saw that it was best fit for me in the first meeting they had! They had positive energy and welcoming vibes.

When did you begin working with diversity programs in the School of Education?
I just began this year working there.

What do you like most about working in the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? What do you find challenging in the work?
I love the energy and the positivity of the other employees.

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 learned to be patient and positive during these hard times. I believe It will employ my career with giving me a broader perspective of things like diversity and proving that it is needed in every workplace.

Which type of projects do you work on for the DEI Office?

Is there anything else you would like to share about your experience with Balfour, I Can Persist, or the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?
No, other than I can’t wait for the future and to see the impact it had on others.