Mentoring Moments- Finding yourself in the mess

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Mentoring Moments are small group mentoring sessions designed to connect undergraduate, graduate and professional students of color for academic support, encouragement, and professional development. Students network and learn more about specific areas of interest, while building professional relationships with graduate and professional students. Light refreshments will be provided for panelists and attendees.

Presenter Biography:

Allison C. Roman, better known as Alli, attended the University of California, Berkeley as a first-generation college student and graduated in 2009 with a bachelor’s in social welfare. In 2012, she graduated with her Master of Social Work (MSW) with a concentration in community organization with children, youth, and families from the University of Michigan. Alli has held multiple positions in higher education focused on student support, retention, multicultural affairs, gender equity, and social justice work in higher education. In 2015, Alli launched Dear Sis, a virtual space for women of color by women of color. She has most recently served as Director for Diversity and Inclusion at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX.

As Director of Student Support Services, Alli is responsible for providing non-academic advising and student support as well as the planning and implementation of orientation. Alli additionally provides career planning and preparation, oversees alumni relations, and serves as the liaison with the Graduate Student Association and the graduate school.


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