Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Emmanuele Bowles, Ed.D.
Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Ana M. Moreyra
Senior Executive Assistant
Laura Lopez Ramos
Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications
Trina Fletcher, Ph.D.
DEI Faculty Fellow; Assistant Professor, SUCCEED, College of Engineering and Computing
Jay P. Jefferson, Ph.D.
Tait D. Brooks
Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Erica Caton, Ph.D.
DEI Faculty Fellow; Director, Educational and Faculty Development, Center for Advancement of Teaching (CAT)
Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility
Ryan M. Kelley, J.D.
Director, Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility; Title IX Coordinator
Jacqueline Moise Gibbs
Assistant Director, Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility
Equal Opportunity Program Specialist, Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility
Title IX, EEO Investigator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility
Associate, Office of Civil Rights Compliance and Accessibility
Advancing the mission of FIU takes all members of the community.
Embracing and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion is an institutional value and priority. Diversity is a core value of the educational experience here at FIU. We want diversity to be both a compositional and intellectual enterprise in order to foster a more inclusive, engaged, inclusive, and welcoming campus.
Our DEI Advocates are responsible for taking leadership on matters of equity, diversity, and inclusion within their colleges, school, divisions assisting deans and/or vice presidents in meeting their DEI goals, throughout the university.
Current DEI Advocates
College of Business: Celene Torres, Senior Special Events Manager and Mallika Sharan, Data Analyst III
College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts: Juliette Saint Louis, Academic Advisor III
Community Engagement: Caryn Lavernia, Assistant Vice President of Administrative Affairs
Enrollment Services: Andrea Jay, Director, One Stop Shop
University Advancement and FIU Foundation: Carolyn Jackson, Executive Director, HR Strategy