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Staff Directory

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Kateri Bertin
Program Assistant, Interphase EDGE/x
Kateri Bertin has been developing curricula and supporting educational programs since her time as an undergraduate at Johns Hopkins University. Kateri also holds degrees from Boston University, Peabody Conservatory, and the Guildhall School in...
617-253-5010
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Deni Cifuentes
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 training materials...
617-253-2636
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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...
617-253-9602
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Rin Heise
Program Coordinator for Academic Excellence Porgrams
Rin supports Interphase EDGE, Interphase EDGEx, and The Talented Scholars Resource Room (TSR^2). She loves working with college students, and she is passionate about student access to/success in educational opportunities. Her work experience aligns...
617-253-4048
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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, and she serves as one of the OME’s key liaisons to the Committee on...
617.452.3775
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Devan Monroe
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, Momentum, The Standard, and the BCAP Fellowship. He also is the liaison to the OME’s...
617-253-4047
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Cheryl Mottley
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
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
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Fatima Smith
Administrative Assistant II, Finance and IT Liaison
Fatima Smith coordinates many student and industry focused events. She co-chairs the programming subcommittee for the Office of the Vice Chancellor’s Council on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She is also the assistant to the Director of the OME.
617-253-7940