Office of Diversity & Inclusion

headshotSasha Kimiatek is an illustrator and workshop organizer. She now serves Mana Up to date in Jersey Metropolis and Tapestry Church, and formerly at Queensborough Community Library. She has served to engage communities in the arts and training. Sasha is a master’s diploma prospect at Columbia College in nonprofit management. She has served as a Sexual Regard Ambassador and student council liaison to organize events and staff members workshops on diversity and intersectionality. Her objective is to provide the public good and construction younger minds in strategies that empower and produce positive modify.

headshotCarolyn Rodriguez is a Youth Advocate and Non- Gain qualified dedicated to furnishing immediate companies, setting up partnerships, and encouraging struggling households with group agencies. She enjoys shelling out time with her family, especially her niece and nephew. Carolyn joined the board to make certain every single resident of Jersey Metropolis in particular, youth can thrive in the local financial system despite their financial or cultural qualifications.

headshotKeisher Harris has been passionately engaged in group activism for more than 30 a long time. She is a extensive-standing Jersey City resident. She has an AS Community Coverage BS City Reports MPA, and at this time in pursuit of BS Theology. Associations with HOPE (Helping Other Individuals Just about everywhere) Storms Ave Block Affiliation Females Soaring AmeriCorps, Bergen Communities United (BCU): New Metropolis Young ones Courtroom Appointed Professional for Foster Youngsters (CASA) and presently is an Elder Elect at Macedonia Redeemed Pentecostal Church, J.C. Ms. Harris strives to corroborate and foster associations to build empowered communities.

headshotErika Coleman (she/her) is a Vice President in Diversity Recruiting at Goldman Sachs and leads the Americas range recruiting endeavours with a mission of democratizing accessibility to alternatives in the fiscal products and services sector. She graduated with a bachelor’s diploma in economics from the Wharton College of the College of Pennsylvania and has lived in Jersey Metropolis for in excess of 15 years. She has served in a wide variety of talent acquisition roles at the firm for above 13 many years but is especially passionate about making inclusive office cultures, which is why she has joined this advisory board. 

headshotCarlos Abreu grew up in the Heights, for two a long time he lived in New York, at some point shifting back again to downtown Jersey Town in 2005 with his now late husband. At present residing in Bergen-Lafayette, Carlos is a foodie, cat lover, Sci-Fi lover, hard-worker, and vocal. He is a longtime advocate for the homeless, LGBTQ local community, and tiny companies. He’s labored on a range of fully and partly pro bono world-wide-web development initiatives for the Metropolis, County, and NGOs. Carlos is joining the advisory board to set all the periods he’s been close to the block to much better use than just environment people straight on social media.

headshotNatalie Dude serves as the Chief Running Officer at Philip’s Academy Constitution School in Newark, NJ, she manages all non-tutorial initiatives for a 500+ PreK-8 faculty. She features as a Co-Principal managing all non-academic factors of the school’s functions processes. Prior roles that Natalie held had been an Unbiased Advisor, Vice President of Diversity Method for Morgan Stanley, and Main of Staff members for the Newark Public Educational institutions Advisory Board President. Natalie resides in the Greenville area of Jersey City and is really lively in her group. Natalie retains an undergraduate degree in Marketing from Hampton College and an MBA in Finance and Advertising and marketing from New York College, Stern College of Business.

headshotSarah Degnan Barbi was born, lifted and educated in Jersey Town, with over 20 several years of expertise in education and learning and university administration , Sarah  holds a Masters in Schooling with a aim on Administration and Supervision, certification on K-5, 9-12 and Principal, and a Bachelor’s in English Literature. Presently she is Assistant Principal/Dean of Students at Hudson Catholic Regional Superior College in Jersey Town. She also does academic consulting for New Jersey Teacher to Instructor and is extremely active in the All Saints Catholic Academy university group as a parent volunteer.