OME Virtual 'Drop In' Hours

Beginning November 4, the OME will host weekly virtual “Drop-In” Hours via zoom on Wednesdays 4:00—6:00pm EST ( Thursdays 4:00-6:00pm EST  (  During these Drop-In Hours, you can speak with one of the OME staff members to:

  • Ask questions related to OME programs and services
  • Talk about other MIT-related issues (e.g., academic issues, concerns about classes, instructor concerns, etc.)
  • Talk about non-MIT issues (i.e., personal, professional, social matters)
  • Share some good news, suggest ideas that you would like OME to consider or just to catch up with the OME staff

You can also schedule an appointment: Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm EST by mailing us at or emailing an OME team member directly

Who is OME

Staff Directory

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Sarah Chrystler
Program Assistant, Professional Development Programs
617-253-2636 MAP, EMAP, Laureates and Leaders, Momentum
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DiOnetta Crayton
Associate Dean and Director of the Office of Minority Education
DiOnetta Jones Crayton is the Associate Dean in the Office of the Vice Chancellor and Director of the Office of Minority Education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dean Crayton plays a critical role in ensuring that the Institute...
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Rin Heise
Program Coordinator for Academic Excellence Porgrams
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Somiya Kalloo
Assistant Dean
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Devan Monroe
Assistant Dean for Professional Development Programs
Devan M. Monroe serves as the Assistant Dean for Professional Development Programs. His OME portfolio spans nine programs and services, including The Standard, Laureates & Leaders, MAP/EMAP, and Momentum. Devan works to ensure students are able...
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Cheryl Mottley
Administrative Assistant II
I coordinate many of the sponsored networking events with our industry partners and students who are associated with the Office of Minority Education. In addition, I am also responsible for our weekly newsletter, Heads Up! and assist in supporting...
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Harpreet Singh
Program Coordinator for Professional Development Programs
Harpreet serves as the Program Coordinator for Professional Development Programs at the OME and is committed to helping students connect their passions to their plans after graduating from the Institute whether it be graduate school or finding...
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Fatima Smith
Administrative Assistant II
Administrative Assistant for the Director of OME.
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Lilen Uchima
Assistant Dean
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Molly Wu
Program Assistant