2018 Spring Staff Facilitators

 

 

                                                  SP 18 Facilitators                                                               (Spring '18 Staff Faciliators )

A Different Dialogue on Diverse Abilities

 

Alisha Ghosh                    Alisha SP 18​                                                            

Alisha Ghosh is excited to serve as this semester’s Co-Facilitator for the undergraduate course on Disability and Culture.  She received her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management and her Master’s degree in Health Administration. She was previously the Manager of Diversity and Inclusion at Jersey City Medical Center where she provided leadership over the development and implementation of strategic diversity & inclusion initiatives. Alisha is commended for Jersey City Medical Center being granted Healthcare Equality Index Award for LGBTQ Inclusiveness for 2015-2017. Currently, she serves as the Program Manager for the Office of Diversity & Inclusion at the Georgetown School of Medicine (GUSOM) where she oversees Diversity Dialogues in Medicine, Unconscious Bias/LGBTQ SafeZone Trainings, and the new GUSOM Sexual Assault Peer Educators Program. Additionally, Alisha is a certified as both a SafeZone LGBTQ Trainer and a Diversity Practitioner.

 

Molly McKeogh​Molly SP 18

Molly McKeogh joined the Georgetown Community and the Office of Mission and Ministry in 2017. Ms. McKeogh is the Ignatian Programs Coordinator.  She is coming from Community Development and Residence Life at La Salle University in Philadelphia.  She has her Masters in College Student Personnel and Sports Management from Western Illinois University and her Bachelors in History from Loyola University Maryland and a native from Philadelphia. 

 

Melody FOX Ahmed              

 

Melody Fox Ahmed serves as the Associate Director for Programs at Georgetown University's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs, where she has worked since 2006. She oversees a variety of curricular and co-curricular programming and studeMelody SP 18nt development work, such as the Doyle Engaging Difference Program, the Religion, Ethics, and World Affairs Certificate, and interfaith dialogue and service outreach work and training. She was a lead participant and organizer of the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, a White House Honor Roll program, for which Georgetown was recognized as the national winner in 2015. She is a member of the US-Pakistan Interreligious Consortium (UPIC) and serves on the Leadership Council of Intersections International NGO, and is an activist and speaker on interfaith issues in DC and around the world. She served on the Department of State’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society Working Group on Religion Training and Tools. She received her B.A. from Vanderbilt University and her M.A. in Global, International, and Comparative History from Georgetown University, with a focus on Latin America and the Muslim world.  

 

 

 

Betsy milarcik Betsy SP 18

Betsy works at Georgetown as the Community Director for Copley Hall. Before coming to Georgetown, Betsy worked as a writing instructor in the Boston area. Outside of work, Betsy enjoys hiking, traveling, and staying up late with a good book.
 

 

 

 

A Different Dialogue on Gender, Gender Identity & Expression

 

Collen RobertsCollen SP 18

Colleen Roberts graduated from Georgetown's College of Arts and Sciences in 2015. As a student, she studied Government, History, and Justice and Peace Studies. She was an active member of in the Center for Multicultural Equity and Access, mainly through the Patrick Healy Fellowship and the Young Leaders in Education About Diversity (YLEAD) pre-orientation program, and the Georgetown Scholarship Program. After graduating from the Hilltop, Colleen worked at an international law firm, where she focused on litigation and federal agency regulations. Colleen joined the Georgetown staff as the Associate Director for Alumni of Color at the Office of Advancement this past fall. 

 

Adam Leader-Smith    Adam SP 18

Adam is a Project Coordinator working with CNDLS’ Doyle Engaging Difference program and its Technology-Enhanced Learning projects (TEL). Adam joined CNDLS from the Council on Library and Information Resources, where he worked on Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives, a grant program that gives awards to non-profit cultural heritage institutions to digitize and provide web access to unique archival collections of scholarly significance. Prior to that, he served as an instructor, teaching on a variety of topics including political theory, social movements, and community organizing.

Outside of work, Adam is a runner, reader, trivia master, gamer, chef, and devoted father to a mischievous feline.