Student Diversity in Leadership Institute

The very first cohort of the Student Diversity in Leadership Institute commenced on January 14, 2021 and concluded with a formal presentation on March 29, 2021. The participants shared their final projects and we closed out the institute for the semester with special recognition and awards.

For more information, contact Stef Hall at StefaniHall@MissouriState.edu or at 417-836-8921.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Current cohort

Fall 2021
Student Name Org/Sport/Council Role
Jasmine Allen iELT and Disability Office Participant
Samsunnahar Bipasha Missouri State University Student
Samara Cesar Global Leaders and Mentors Mentor
Imoni "Dee" Douglas Sartorial Magazine Writer/Creator
Elson Eguaosa Missouri State University Graduate Assistant
Rochelle Etienne MSU Track and Field Student Athlete
Danielle "Dani" Gepayo Student Government Association Senator
Olivia Grandberry Diversity & Inclusion Office Office Staff
Sunanda Guha Bangladeshi Student Organization Volunteer
Brooke Johnson Bears L.E.A.D. Student
Zull-Kifuly Moumouni MASLA Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Nomin Munkhbaatar Global Leaders and Mentors Member
Manuela Ngo Tonye Nyemeck Black Student Athlete Alliance Vice President of Membership and Recruitment
Bryanna Pargo Bears L.E.A.D. Student
Trinity Price Bears L.E.A.D. Student
Muhammad Qadoos Student Activities Council, Football, International Student Organization Volunteer
Ke'Sean Rush Bears L.E.A.D. Student
Umutoni Sebunyenzi African Student Association, Occupy Campus Ministry Vice President and Recruitment and Retention Chair
Niyati Sethi International Programs Graduate Assistant
Fatemeh Taheri Missouri State University Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Emily Tran Physical Therapy Graduate Program Student
Rachel Weaver Residence Hall Association Engagement Coordinator

Session schedule

Fall 2021
Module Presenter(s) Date
Module 1: Orientation/pre-test

Dr. Rabekah Stewart

Dr. Lyle Foster

Wes Pratt

October 12
Module 2: Program Basic Training

Dr. Rabekah Stewart

Dr. Lyle Foster

October 19
Module 3: Community Engagement

Dr. Lyle Foster

Wes Pratt

October 23
Module 4: Inclusive Excellence

Wes Pratt

October 26
Module 5: Critical Race Theory (CRT) Dr. Jahaan Chandler October 28
Module 6: Conflict Management/Racism Recovery

Dr. Rabekah Stewart

Nia Morgan

November 2
Module 7: Leadership Development Part I

Dr. Tara Benson

Dr. Ryan Reed

Kelsey Major

Bethanne Grover

November 4
Module 8: Leadership Development Part II Dr. Algerian Hart November 9
Module 9: Trauma Dr. A. Leslie Anderson November 11
Module 10: Hate Crimes in America Dr. Lyle Foster November 16
Module 11: Campus Interface Dr. Kyler Sherman-Wilkens November 18
Module 12: Wrap-up & Closing

Dr. Rabekah Stewart

Dr. Lyle Foster

Wes Pratt

November 30