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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Jerilin Brewer
Assistant Director, Admissions

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Lukas Fahle
Graduate Student, Mining

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Spencer Fretwell
Graduate Student, Physics

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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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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

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

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Heather Mirletz
Graduate Student,
Advanced Energy Systems

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Amalia Queller
Travel & Reimbursement Administrator, MAPS

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Kelsi Streich
Director, Student Activities, Involvement & Leadership

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Muthu Vinayak Thyagarajan 
Graduate Student, Mining Engineering

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Meredith Wirth
Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering