Diversity Coordinators

 

Diversity Coordinators are comprised of dynamic, engaged, and committed student leaders who work in the Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity. This team of students work alongside community members to assist in the design, planning, and facilitation of an array of inclusive programs throughout the year.

2018-2019 Diversity Coordinators

image13.jpgJordan Keesler (they/them/theirs) is a senior Women's Studies major at Agnes Scott. Originally from Trenton, Georgia, Jordan enjoys crafting zines and cultivating a happy garden and brings this passion to their role as an RA and President of Followers of Earth, Nature, and Noble Action. Jordan is invested in transgender athletic inclusion and social justice work.

image5.jpgPema Lama (she/her/hers) is a first year student at Agnes. She came all the way from Nepal to pursue a major in sociology or psychology. She loves learning about people, the culture they grew up with and the culture they are immersing themselves in now. She is particularly interested in exploring social injustices in and around the US, and as diversity coordinator, doing her bit to alleviate the situation. Her other interests are writing poetry, searching for good coffee, Daniel Caesar and Skyping her dogs who she misses terribly.

image6.pngSamantha Levan (she/her/hers) is a first year Posse Scholar from Chicago. Ever since she was younger, she dreamed of becoming a vet, which was influenced by her many pets. Currently Sam has 8 animals who she loves with all of her being and would do anything for. That is why she is on the premed track. She plans on going to veterinary school to help the endangered wildlife. Aside from the animals, if Sam could be anyone for a day, she would want to be Sam Smith because his voice is like an angel.

image7.jpgSyedha Noreenia (she/her/hers) is a senior with a Political Science major and a Business Management minor. Originally born in Brooklyn, New York, Syedha has been raised in Atlanta and proudly calls both cities home along with her parents' motherland of Pakistan. Through her degree, she plans to achieve one of her career goals which include becoming a member of the Supreme Court Justice as she truly believes in empowerment/representation and fighting for social justice. She enjoys coming up with Instagram captions, infiltrating the system, and spending money that she doesn't have on food.

image1.pngPrashamsa Rimal (she/her/hers) is a junior majoring in Mathematics and Economics. She is from Kathmandu, Nepal and loves talking about it. She is excited to take on the role of diversity coordinator and help bring educational, informative and empowering events to the Agnes Scott community.   

image8.jpgHa Vu (she/her/hers) is currently a first year at Agnes Scott College, Class of 2022. She comes from Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam. She is interested in discussing global and social issues, especially educational and environmental problems, and she aspires to expressing her opinions about them through her academic and artistic work in the future.

Acacia Salisbury headshotAcacia Salisbury (she/her/hers) is a senior majoring in Sociology/Anthropology and is also on the Pre-Med track at Agnes Scott College. She is also minoring in Asian Studies and Environmental Studies. She is a poet who addresses complex social issues, including women’s rights and oppression, sexual assault, the struggle of black youth to succeed, and stereotyped ideals of beauty. She represented Seattle in the International Youth Poetry Slam Festival. 2013- 2015 she served as the co-president of the Seattle Young People’s Project (SYPP), a youth-led social justice organization that empowers youth to express themselves and take action on the issues that affect their lives. She enjoys reading novels, ranting on twitter, being in like, and bubble tea. Acacia aspires to meet Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and Warsan Shire.