Mines DI&A Ambassadors

Program Overview

The Mines DI&A Ambassadors program is a strategy used to help meet the growing requests for diversity and inclusion workshops across campus. Mines DI&A Ambassadors engage in deeper learning about implicit bias, microaggressions and other diversity, equity and inclusion topics as they relate to fostering a culture of inclusion and enacting positive social change on campus.

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meet the ambassadors

 

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Laura Ball
Human Resources Director, Mines Foundation

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Bora Basyildiz
Undergraduate Student, Applied Mathematics & Computer Science

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Stepheny Beauchamp
Director, Multicultural Engineering Program

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Jerilin Brewer
Coordinator, PASCAL Center

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Tammy Curry
Administrative Coordinator, Mines DI&A/WISEM

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Camar Diaz
Research Center Manager, Center for Underground

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Carolyn Freedman
Interdisciplinary Programs Manager, Graduate Studies

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Emma Hollenstine
Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering

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Heather Houlton
Program Manager and Research Analyst, Mines DI&A

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John Howard
Senior Director, Intramural & Club Sports

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Rakhi Ihiga
Assistant Director of Learning and Development, HR

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Amanda Jameer
Assistant Teaching Faculty, Chemistry

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Jessica Keefer
Director, New Student & Transition Services

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Kelly Knechtel
Associate Director, Mines DI&A and WISEM

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Lakshmi Krishna
Director, Undergraduate
Research 

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Mayuri Kushare
Graduate Student, Mechanical Engineering

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Sareen Lambright Dale
Associate Director, Prevention Programs & Confidential Services

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Jon Leydens
Professor, Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences (HASS)

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Olivia Livneh
Online Learning Experience Designer, Mines Online

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Heather Mirletz
Graduate Student,
Advanced Energy Systems

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Arielle Rainey
Research Project Professional, Mines DI&A

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Megan Rose
Senior Budget Analyst – Academic Affairs, Budget & Planning

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James Saulsbury
Associate Director of Recruiting & Employer Relations, Career Center

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Kylee Shiekh
Graduate Student, Quantum Engineering

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Kelsi Streich
Director, Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership

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Olivia Tracy
Writing Consultant, Writing Center

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Katherine Tran
Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering

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Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan 
Graduate Student, Mining Engineering

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Duygu Yalaz
Associate Director of Career Advising & Professional Development, Career Center

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Kate Youmans
Associate Teaching Faculty, Engineering, Design & Society