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Vice President of DEI

Director of Diversity

Director of Community 


Assistant Director of


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Esther Mao

Savannah Miller

Delia Mahoney

Arya Patel

Leads, directs & facilitates regular meeting of the department & oversees DEI initiatives as it pertains to other departments.

Manages the DEI committee & meetings & provides consultation on event planning to ensure accessibility. 

Keeps track of meeting attendance & provides meeting recaps to share on our social media platforms.

Develops & maintains relationships with campus & community organizations to promote collaboration on campus. Oversees & coordinates community service events. 

A Word From the DEI Department

The Alpha Phi Iota Omicron Chapter is filled with sisters from different backgrounds and ways. DEI is a way for us to come together & celebrate our differences in an inclusive space. As a department, we are trying our best to make sure the voices of our sisters are being heard & to use our platform for activism about things our sisters are passionate about. Through our efforts in DEI we have done many amazing things as a chapter like donating to many local charities & businesses in the Worcester and Boston area, attending activism events, & holding educational meetings to help educate ourselves & others about the world around us. We are constantly learning from one & are constantly growing. Having a platform to raise awareness to issues presented in our current society & being able to make a difference in our community is something that we are so grateful for. We are proud of the progress Alpha Phi has made in our efforts to make a more inclusive environment here at WPI.  




  • WPI Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA)

  • WPI Accessibility Services (OAS)

  • WPI Collegiate Religious Center (CRC)

  • WPI Office of International Student Life (ISL)

  • WPI International Student House

  • OASIS Multicultural Center (OASIS House)

  • WPI Student Run Organizations: The Alliance, Black Student Union (BSU), National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE), International Student Council (ISU)

  • African-American, Latino/Hispanic, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) Support Network


  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline (800-273-8255)

  • Crisis Text Line (text START to 741-741)

  • Stop Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Hate

  • Trevor Project (866-488-7386)

  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Hotline (888-843-4564)

  • The GLBT National Youth Talk Line (800-246-7743)

Resources for Education:

  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) @naacp

  • Black Youth Project @blackyouthproject

  • The American Civil Liberties Union @aclu_nationwide

  • Black Lives Matter @blklivesmatter

  • TGI Justice Project @trijusticeproject

  • AAPI Equity Alliance @aapiequityalliance

  • Color of Change @colorofchange

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