Advisory Boards

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD 2020!

Ahmed Ghuman
Staff Psychologist
University of Pittsburgh Counseling Center
Krissy Moehling
Senior Research Project Coordinator
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Mario Browne
Director, Office of Health Sciences Diversity
Schools of the Health Sciences
Julia Qian
Program Coordinator, New Student Programs
Student Affairs | University of Pittsburgh
Viji Sooriamurthi
Technical Development Manager
School of Computer Science - Carnegie Mellon University
Helen Blier
Director of Continuing Education
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Brock Bahler
Lecturer II - Fauculty
Religious Studies Department and Jewish Studies
Danielle Kamram-Morley
Graduate Student Assistant
Katz Graduate School of Business - PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources University of Pittsburgh

STUDENT ADVISORY BOARD 2020!

Hannah Goldstein
Sophomore
Political Science & History / Pre-Ed
Craig Hayes
Junior
English Writing/Poetry major, Religious Studies & Secondary Education minors
Zara Kaleem
Senior
Anthropology
Matthew Etzrodt
Senior
History and Political Science
Morgan Crane
Junior
Religious Studies, English Writing, and Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Isabel Tashima
Junior
Applied Developmental Psychology
Oliver Yao
Junior
Economics
Mariam Amr
Sophomore
Dentistry
Khawla Fentis
Sophomore
Neuroscience and Applied Fitness
Noah Jenette
Senior
Psychology, Political Science, and Religious Studies

The PURPOSE of the student and professional advisory boards are to:

  1. Advise the staff on the implementation of the mission and vision of the office
  2. Assist in the promotion and presence of all OID activities, events, workshops, etc. when possible
  3. Advance the initiatives of the OID in their own circles of influence

BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS:

  1. Engage and learn from/with people of different backgrounds and faiths from a first hand perspective
  2. Develop an array of leadership skills (empathy, communication, relatability, conflict resolution, etc.) needed in becoming a community builder
  3. Become a part of a growing diverse family of bridge builders
  4. Participate in special OID board events, retreats, workshops, etc. and receive perks as well!
  5. Work together with fellow board members on creating impactful community building/social justice projects and student led workshops

 BENEFITS FOR PROFESSIONALS:

  1. Engage and learn from/with people of different backgrounds and faiths from a first hand perspective
  2. Sharpen and expand your leadership and community building skills
  3. Enlarge your network and community with more diverse and inclusive practitioners
  4. Participate in special OID board events, workshops, etc. and receive perks as well!
  5. Work together with fellow board members on advancing impactful community building initiatives and possible workshops

COMMITMENTS

  1. Serve for one full year (Second year is optional/TBD)
  2. Attend scheduled advisory board meetings (frequency TBD)
  3. Earnestly strive to engage (when possible) for an allotted number of OID events and advance the mission and vision
  4. Serve as representatives and ambassadors for OID within campus, community, and city
  5. Step our of your comfort zone, learn, grow, and have fun!

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