Director, Office of Inclusion Education
Caitlyn LoMonte (she/her/hers) serves as the Director for the Office of Inclusion Education. Caitlyn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies and Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida where she was a Machen Florida Opportunity Scholar. She served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the University of Florida providing resources, support, and outreach to first generation college students and high risk high school students in the Gainesville, FL community before moving to Chicago, IL to pursue a Master of Arts in Women’s and Gender Studies from DePaul University. Caitlyn is passionate about social change, education, empowerment, and building a more inclusive campus together.
Noel Pabillo Mariano (they/them/theirs) serves as the Program Coordinator for Our Wisconsin in the Office of Inclusion Education. Noel holds degrees in Creative Writing & Gender and Sexuality Studies from the University of California, Riverside, and is a dissertator in Cultural Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. A believer in the power of narrative and storytelling as community building, Noel worked at The Moth StorySlam & Podcast as an assistant director for Madison and Milwaukee. They’re currently a Kundiman fellow and a two-time recipient of the Maxwell H. Gluck Fellowship of the Arts. A lover of most things Geek-related, they helped develop the first national LGBTQ+ Gaming Conference, “GaymerX.” Noel believes that social justice should not only be challenging and uplifting but insightful and engaging. Press Start & Game On!
Social Justice Education Programs
Social Justice Education Specialist
Prisma Ruacho (She/Her/Hers) serves as the Social Justice Education Specialist for the Office of Inclusion Education. She has a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Finance and a Masters of Arts in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies both from the University of Iowa. Prisma’s passion for student affairs began with her work in cultural centers as she worked to create a sense of belonging for students with marginalized identities at a PWI. Prisma previously served as the coordinator of the Asian Pacific American Cultural Center where she gained experience in student organization advising, supervising, student leadership development, advocacy, and campus programming. She loves helping students pursue their passions, connect with resources, and engage in critical reflection and learning. She loves visiting college campuses, reading fiction, listening to podcasts, and hanging out with her dog Leo.
Tiffany Lee (she/they) is a Black queer femme from New York City. She has Master’s degrees in Gender and Women’s Studies and Afro-American Studies from UW–Madison. Her scholarship and activism are centered on queer folk of color. She enjoys (good) spoken word, clever Internet memes, and challenging oppressive structures – small and large. She is extremely excited to bring her passion and experience to help create and sustain an empowering environment for queer people and our allies on this campus.
Social Justice Hub
Program Director, Social Justice Hub
Jim Rogers (he/him/his) has led the Social Justice Hub since opening in 2019. Jim supports the Social Justice Action teams in the Social Justice Hub, dialogue-based workshops and is committed to promoting social justice-related programs on campus and beyond. Jim is committed to supporting students and campus members working towards diversity, equity, and inclusion using a social justice lens and improving the quality of life for all. Jim has a Master’s degree in Continuing and Vocational Education from UW-Madison. Biking, traveling, and gaining new perspectives all excite Jim.
Reonda Washington (she/her/hers) contributes to Inclusion Education as the Assessment Coordinator. She is also affiliated with UHS Prevention as an Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Specialist. She is our resident data czar.