Iyobosa, Faith Ogunkoya, M.Ed.
Manager, Black Student SuccessEmail: email@example.com
Phone: 905.525.9140 x 21786
Faith Ogunkoya is an adaptive leader and experienced Higher Education, student success professional with core competencies in leading in the design and implementation of holistic integrated student services, including Experiential Learning, Co-op programs, and services. She is well-recognized for her ability to implement modern and evidence-based student success models, with a deep and wide network of internal and external partners, including employers and equity leads, spanning various sectors.
Dr. Clare Warner
Senior Advisor (Equity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism)Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 905.525.9140 x 27614
Dr. Clare Warner is the inaugural Senior advisor of Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Racism in the Department of Student Affairs at McMaster University. She supports the promotion of equity and inclusion values and goals through the vision, mission and mandate of the division and provides strategic guidance focused on building, strengthening, and evaluating inclusive programming, environments, policies, and processes within Student Affairs.
Ola M. Kuforiji, M.A., RP
Black Student Wellness CounsellorEmail: email@example.com
Ola brings 10 years of experience working in the mental health field across community-based, non-profit and institutional healthcare settings.
He is a person-centred counsellor who draws on the modality of CBT in his work.
Black Student Outreach & Transition CoordinatorEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Efe brings 8 plus years in student engagement and success across post-secondary and community settings, with a deep and proven commitment to advocating for the holistic wellbeing and academic success of Black students in higher education. Efe worked most recently, as the Imani Black Academic Mentorship Program and Black Student Engagement Facilitator within the Student Life & International Student Center at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus.
Chinazo Okereke, CHRP
Black Student Career & Post Graduate Specialist
James Esemu-Ezewu B.Arts Sc. '24
BSSC Marketing and Communications AssociateEmail: email@example.com
James Esemu-Ezewu is a Nigerian student enrolled in his third year of the Arts and Science Program at McMaster University. He is passionate about creating equity in academic settings and supporting close tight-knit bonds between Black students at McMaster. In his spare time, he loves to rap, film videos, read and produce music.
Malikca Lawrence B.Arts Sc. '24
BSSC Communication Assistant and Student NavigatorEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hailing from Montego Bay, Jamaica, I am a third-year undergraduate student enrolled in the Arts and Science Program here at McMaster University! I have a strong enthusiasm for connecting students to resources and opportunities available to them on campus as well as for building community through my involvement in the McMaster Black Student Association, the McMaster Association of Caribbean & West Indian Students and MSU Diversity and Equity Network.
Timi (Oluwatimisola) Toyon B.A. '24
BSSC Program Support Assistant (Welcome Week Lead)Email: email@example.com
I am a Nigerian student enrolled in the Honors Economics at McMaster University. I am one of the co-presidents of Blackspace, a student club focused on the empowerment of Black Women and Non-binary individuals. I also play an active role in Mcmaster Musical Theatre as a Costume Designer. I enjoy creative writing, fashion design, and I am passionate about being able to play a role in fostering an inclusive and empowering campus environment for Black students at McMaster.
Outreach & Transition Program Support Assistant
Peer Mentor, Career & Post-Grad
Service Delivery Partners
Glenda van der Leeuw, MSW, RSW
Social Worker, Student Counsellor, Student Wellness CentreEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 905.525.9140 x 23920
An Afro-Surinamese born registered social worker & Mac alumni. Utilizes a trauma informed and anti-oppressive approach with critical attention to intersectionality to honor the full expression of each student. Offers a space for Black students to reclaim their mental health to achieve psychological fortitude and emotional freedom through exploring and expanding meaningful Blackness.
Leon Cox, MBA
Student Services Professional, Office of the RegistrarEmail: email@example.com
Well versed in McMaster’s aid & award programs. Currently in McMaster’s MBA program, and alumni of George Brown’s Applied Business program. Leon takes great pride in his roots working in the Hospitality industry where he developed proficient operations management skills and a strong customer-centric approach.
Jodi Buckley, M.A. '24
Black Recruitment Officer and Career Advisor, Faculty of EngineeringEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jodi- Anne Buckley is a first-generation Jamaican Canadian born and raised in the GTA. She graduated from with high distinction from the University of Toronto in 2018 with an honors Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology with a minor in History as well as Women and Gender Studies.
Alexandria Montague, B.A.
Black Student Mentorship Program Coordinator & Project Coordinator, ACFAM InitiativesEmail: email@example.com
Alexandria has dedicated many hours to building collaborative and empowering online and in-person spaces throughout her professional and academic career. Her passion for community building is proven through the non-profit organizations and social enterprises she has founded such as BLK OWNED Hamont. At McMaster, she provides project support for the BSMP, MACLeads and ACFAM.
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