Vanessa is from El Paso, Texas and earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University and her Master's degree in Counseling from Northern Arizona University. She came to Eastern Washington University in March of 2018 from the University of Kansas where she managed the Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity. Vanessa is passionate about helping students build community on campus and working to raise the voice of underrepresented students. Vanessa hopes that the Multicultural Center feels like home to those who might not feel included elsewhere. Vanessa would love to meet you, stop by and say hello soon!
Makai is from Puyallup, Washington and started attending Eastern Washington University shortly after graduating from high school. Makai is currently going to EWU and is in the Social Work Bachelors program. He works in the Multicultural Center because he enjoys helping others, is good with digital work, and loves all the positivity that the MCC brings. He loves to socialize with others, help people in need, and play video games in his spare time.
Darinka Cereceres Reyes
Student Marketing Consultant
Darinka is from Everett, Washington and transferred from Shoreline CC after receiving her Associates Degree. She is currently a part of the Film Production program at EWU, working towards getting her bachelor’s degree. Her ultimate goal is to create content that represents underrepresented groups in stories as they are as individuals, not as parts of stereotypes. Loves music, dance, and film, she uses these forms of expression to illustrate who they are.