Initiatives for Organizational Inclusion (IOI) Staff

Trinity Fuentes, M.A., Administrative Associate (she/her/hers)

Trinity Fuentes earned a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona and an MA in Museum Studies from John F. Kennedy University. Prior to joining the Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement she worked in museum registration and arts administration. She performs administrative and financial duties for the office and supports department programs and initiatives.

Jane Pizzolato, Ph.D., Project Director, Diversity & Inclusion (she/her/hers)

Jane E. Pizzolato serves as Project Director for Diversity & Inclusion in the Office of Diversity & Inclusion. She earned her doctorate in Educational Psychology from Michigan State University. Following 12 years as faculty at UCLA and the University of Pittsburgh, Jane shifted from researching and teaching about DEI topics, to working in diversity, equity, and inclusion. Presently Jane works with the university’s DEI Committees with Ivy Banks (AVP, Diversity & Inclusion), provides weekly DEI consulting services for faculty, staff, and students, manages assessment work in the cultural and resource centers, and co-leads the retention program for men of color funded by the university’s strategic plan. Additionally, Jane serves as a core member of the University of Arizona’s Bias Education & Support Team. Jane previously spent 12 years on as faculty, first in Applied Developmental Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, and then in Higher Education & Organizational Change at the University of California, Los Angeles. As a researcher, Jane studies college student development, with a particular focus on how the student-environment relationship impacts developmental and achievement outcomes for students of color and students from historically marginalized backgrounds. She also has previous experience working in Student Athlete Support Services, Judicial Affairs, and Residential Life. 

Tia Hunt, Student Office Assistant (she/her/hers)

Tia currently serves as the Marketing Student Assistant for Initiatives for Organizational Inclusion, working specifically with social media, graphic design, and Asian Pacific American (APA) Studies programming. She is a fourth-year undergraduate student studying Electrical & Computer Engineering with a minor in Mathematics. Tia was recently the President of the Filipino American Student Association and Marketing Student Assistant for the Office of Multicultural Engagement. Her recent community work is focused in the Asian Pacific American Student Affairs (APASA) cultural resource center and includes multicultural programming and education, inclusive marketing, and student leadership initiatives. She was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. 

 

 

Kharen Morgan, Student Office Assistant (she/her/hers)

Kharen currently serves as the Office Assistant for Initiatives for Organizational Inclusion, working specifically with data analysis, data cleaning, and office chores. She is a third-year undergraduate student studying Animal Science & East Asian Studies (Mandarin Chinese) with minors in Veterinary Science and Public Health. Her recent community work is working with the Navajo Nation Police Department in setting up a “Fallen Officers Memorial”. She was born and raised in Tuba City, AZ.  

 

 

 

Fredian Tuyisenge, Student Office Assistant (she/her/hers)

Fredian currently services as an Outreach Coordinator for Campus Conversations and Office Assistant for Initiatives for Organizational Inclusion (IOI), working specially with cultural centers, student organizations, and administrators to organize and coordinate communication for Campus Conversations. She is a third-year undergraduate student studying Public Policy and Law with an emphasis on culture and education. Fredian is a part of the Executive Board for Black Student Union on UA campus and on the board for Student Service Fees Board. Her current work is focused on connecting cultural centers and includes facilitating conversations and providing support to all IOI initiatives. She was born in Tanzania, ethnically Burundian, and arrived to UA from Phoenix, AZ.