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Dr. Leon S. John, Jr.
Director of Diversity and Inclusion
610-606-4666 ext. 3596

Meet the Staff

Leon John, Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Nisha Bhatt
Graduate Assistant of CDI and Admissions Office

2021-2022 Inclusion Advocates

Inclusion Advocates provide support for the retention and success of historically underrepresented students through services and programs that will:

  • Enhance learning experiences
  • Create opportunities to build relationships
  • Expand the knowledge of a multicultural and diverse world

Inclusion Advocates create a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for students to achieve academic and personal success by organizing cultural programs and serving as mentors.

Ashley Byrd

Ashley Byrd, Class of 2022
Food For The Soul

Tayla Spencer

Tayla Spencer, Class of 2022

Ciara Jackson

Ciara Jackson, Class of 2022
Talking Circles/Diversity Council

Deva Leach

Deva Leach, Class of 2022

Nicole Lewis

Nicole Lewis, Class of 2024
Gender Sexual Diversity

Isabel Pichardo

Isabel Pichardo, Class of 2022

Alexis Sames

Alexis Sames, Class of 2022
Spring Intern

To learn more about our programs, or to become an Inclusion Advocate, please contact Nisha at nisha.bhatt@cedarcrest.edu.