DEI Office Students

 

About Students

The DEI Office understands that every voice and every person at Drew University contribute to creating culture that promotes our collective success. Because of this, we are including in this page academic work by Drew students and their profiles. We recognize the input of our students and celebrate their journeys at Drew University. Thank you students for your leadership and vision!

Student Profiles

Boshudha Khan

NAME: Boshudha Khan

SCHOOL: College of Liberal Arts

CLASS: 2019

MAJOR: Sociology and Women’s & Gender Studies

ACTIVITIES: Vice President of South Asian Students’ Association, Secretary of ARIEL, CLA Diversity and Inclusion Committee, DrewFIRST Mentor

HOMETOWN: Queens, NY

ABOUT: Boshudha graduated in the Spring of 2019 from Drew University with a double major in Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies. Originally from New York City with roots in Bangladesh, she has a fierce passion for youth work, human rights, and social justice, as well as a strong interest in media and communications. While at Drew she was on the executive board for the South Asian Student’s Association and ARIEL (Drew’s Latinx Club) for three years. She previously interned at BRAC and worked as a dean/mentor at the Sadie Nash Leadership Program.

Annabel Winchell

NAME: Annabel Winchell

SCHOOL: College of Liberal Arts

CLASS: 2020

MAJOR: Art History

MINOR: Arts Administration

ACTIVITIES: Student Government Senior Senator, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Art History Club, Conversation Partner

HOMETOWN: Keyport, NJ

ABOUT: Annabel is a member of Drew’s undergraduate class of 2020, majoring in art history. She hopes to pursue a career in museum education in an effort to spread her love of art to others and to encourage everyone to find their own passion for the arts in their own individual way. She represents her class at Drew as a senator on student government, and hopes to also represent the larger student body through her work with the Diversity and inclusion Committee.

Virginia Leach

NAME: Virginia Leach

SCHOOL: College of Liberal Arts

CLASS: 2020

MAJOR: Sociology

MINOR: French and Pan-African Studies

ACTIVITIES: Chair of CLA Diversity & Inclusion Committee of Student Government, Civic Scholar, Baldwin Honors Scholar, Center for Academic Excellence Tutor

HOMETOWN: Baltimore, MD

ABOUT: Virginia is a first-generation college student from Maryland. She has worked as the Chair of the CLA Diversity & Inclusion Committee for two years. Virginia has been a desk attendant in various dorms on campus for three years. She was an intern at the Morristown Neighborhood House in Morristown, NJ. Virginia is interested in the field of Sociology, specifically in reproduction justice. She is considering pursuing a graduate degree in Sociology and Public Health after graduating from Drew University.

Kassel Franco Garibay

NAME: Kassel Franco Garibay

SCHOOL: College of Liberal Arts

CLASS: 2020

MAJOR: International Relations and Women & Gender Studies

MINOR: Latin American Studies

ACTIVITIES: Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Drew Acorn, Baldwin and Civic Scholar, Board member of The Feminist Intersection, CIAO, and ARIEL student groups, HA of Casa Latina.

HOMETOWN: Mexico City, Mexico

ABOUT: Kassel is an international student from Mexico. She has worked as part of the editorial team of The Drew Acorn for three years. As a student leader, she enjoys being part of the executive boards of The Feminist Intersection, CIAO, and ARIEL. As a Civic Scholar she volunteered as an English-as-a-second-language teacher in the Morristown Neighborhood House. She has interned at the Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs as a paralegal intern and at the Population Council as a research assistant in the Indigenous Adolescent Girls Empowerment Network. She has interest in journalism, women’s rights, and education. Kassel is also considering pursuing a degree in diplomacy after graduation.

Manny Familia

NAME: Manny Familia

SCHOOL: College of Liberal Arts

CLASS: 2019

MAJOR: Biology

MINOR: Italian

ACTIVITIES: President Black Student Union, Senior Advisor for Drew Health Organization, 2018 House Assistant for Wakanda House, 2017 House Assistant for Umoja House, 2016 Secretary of Kuumba

HOMETOWN: Clifton, NJ

ABOUT: Manny Familia is a first generation high school and college graduate. While he was at Drew, Manny started the Umoja House, and successfully launched the Wakanda Theme House on campus. During his last year on campus, he launched the first Black Student Union in Drew’s History. After graduation, Manny works as a Fashion Consultant at Ralph Lauren during his gap year. After his gap year, he will pursue a profession in the medical field and entrepreneurship field.

Kirsten Trambley

NAME: Kirsten E. M. Trambley (she/her/hers)

SCHOOL: Drew Theological School

CLASS: 2020

MAJOR: Master of Divinity

MINOR: Social Justice Advocacy vocational pathway

ACTIVITIES: Theological Student Association President

HOMETOWN: Vienna, IL

ABOUT: Kirsten is a Midwesterner at heart from southernmost Illinois, though she loves living and learning in the metropolitan area on the northeast coast while studying at Drew Theological School. She has been a part of the leadership team with the Theological Student Association for two years, first serving the Executive Board as the Communications Officer in 2018 and now as the President in 2019. While at Drew, she has worked as a Community Minister of Youth at Judson Memorial Church in New York City and on campus in Graduate Admissions and the Office of Accessibility Resources. Kirsten has also participated in the Justice Ministry Education program as a student and as the teaching assistant, working as an academic mentor and activities coordinator with youth from Newark who are involved in Drew University’s high school summer theater program. Kirsten takes her call to social action as a divine calling on her life as she continually works toward being an ethical mentor for youth and surrounding circles while she provides support, opportunity, and community.