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Lucinda Bond (She/Her/Hers)
Administrative Assisstant II
Lucinda is originally from North Carolina and recently graduated from Franklin & Marshall College with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. Early in her college career she worked along side the Provost to better understand the impact of higher...
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Deni Cifuentes (She/Her/Hers)
Program Assistant for Professional Development Programs
Deni Cifuentes serves as the Office of Minority Education’s Program Assistant for Professional Development Programs. She comes to the OME after having spent time in Learning and Development at Yale University, where she enhanced web-accessible...
617-253-2636
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Pablo Cordon (He/Him)
Pablo Cordon serves as the Program Assistant for the OME. He has a BA in Film/Television Production. Although born in Argentina, he spent most of his life in NJ, hopping around different Diners and bagel shops.
617-253-7222
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DiOnetta Crayton (She/Her/Hers)
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...
617-253-9602
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Nicole Cross (she/her/hers)
Nicole Cross serves as the Program Assistant for the OME. Preferring the nickname Nikki, she has been working in higher education since university, where she graduated with a BA in TV Production and Journalism from the Massachusetts College of...
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Gregory Jain (He/His/Him)
Staff Associate II
Greg graduated from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) with his undergraduate degree in Education with minors in Psychology and Science. While completing his graduate degree in Higher Education Administration, he played an integral role in...
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Somiya Kalloo
Assistant Dean
Somiya Kalloo serves as the Assistant Dean for Academic Excellence programs at the MIT Office of Minority Education. In her role, Dean Kalloo leads the Interphase EDGE/x program, Talented Scholars Resource Room (TSR^2), and she serves as one of the...
617.452.3775
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Devan Monroe (he/him)
Assistant Dean for Professional Development Programs
Devan M. Monroe, M.Ed. (he/him) serves as the Assistant Dean for Professional Development Programs in the MIT Office of Minority Education, directing MAP, EMAP, Laureates & Leaders, The Standard, and the BCAP Fellowship. He also is the liaison...
617-253-4047
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Cheryl Mottley (She/Her/Hers)
Administrative Assistant II
Cheryl coordinates many of the sponsored networking events with our industry partners and students who are associated with the Office of Minority Education. In addition, she is also responsible for the OME's weekly newsletter, Heads Up! and...
617-253-5010
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Harpreet Singh (he/him/his)
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...
617-324-4046