Diversity Officers, Committees, and Offices

These officers, committees, and offices promote diversity and inclusion at MIT, but every community member can play a role in advancing a respectful and caring community. Please feel free to reach out to the people listed below. We welcome your ideas for change, improvements, feedback, and other communications.

I. Officers, Directors, Managers, and Diversity Representatives

  • Agustin Rayo, Associate Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • Beatriz Cantada, Program Director, Institute Community and Equity Office
  • Bhaskar Pant, Executive Director, MIT Professional Education
  • Bianca Lepe, Graduate Student Council (GSC) Representative and Chair of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Blanche E Staton, Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Director of the Office of Graduate Education
  • Catherine Gamon, Director of Student Life, Sloan School of Management
  • Chevalier Cleaves, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Lincoln Laboratory
  • Danielle Geathers, Undergraduate Association President
  • Denise Phillips, Diversity Officer, MIT AeroAstro
  • DiOnetta Jones Crayton, Associate Dean and Director, Office of Minority Education
  • Eboney Hearn, Executive Director, Office of Engineering Outreach Programs
  • Elliott Richman, HR Manager of Disability Services
  • Gerardo Garcia-Rios, Associate Dean & Co-Director, Student Support Services
  • Gustavo Burkett, Senior Associate Dean, Diversity & Community Involvement, Division of Student Life
  • Helen Elaine Lee, Director of Women’s & Gender Studies at MIT
  • Jill Soucy, Senior Director, Human Resources & Strategic Talent Management
  • Kathleen Cahill, Associate Dean for Accessibility & Usability
  • Kathleen Monagle, Associate Dean, Student Disability Services
  • Kate McCarthy, Associate Dean, Student Support &Wellbeing, Division of Student Life
  • Kelly Imberman, Executive Director, Human Resources, Sloan School of Management
  • Kwadwo Poku, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives, MIT Medical
  • La-Tarri Canty, Associate Dean of Intercultural Engagement/SPXCE Intercultural Center
  • Lauryn McNair, Assistant Director of Intercultural Engagement for LBGTQ+ Services, LBGTQ+ Services at MIT
  • Libby Mahaffy, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Office of Human Resources
  • Mandana Sassanfar, Lecturer and Diversity Coordinator, Department of Biology and Center for Brains, Minds and Machines
  • Maryanne Kirkbride, Executive Administrator, MindHandHeart, MIT Medical
  • Mary Ziegler, Program Manager of Online Accessibility, Office of Digital Learning
  • Monica Orta, Assistant Director of Diversity and Student Support, Program in Media Arts and Sciences
  • Nina Davis-Millis, Director of Community Support, MIT Libraries
  • Nina DeAgrela, Assistant Dean, Multicultural Programs
  • Ray Reagans, Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at MIT Sloan
  • Sarah Rankin, Director and Title IX Coordinator

II. Committees (centrally sponsored and those reporting to units)

III. Offices (organized by the group served)






(Student clubs are included if they have a physical space.)

Extended Community

IV. Other Resources