VSB Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Aronte Bennett, PhD
Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
(610) 519-6432

Holly Ferraro, PhD
Faculty Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
(610) 519-8042

Zakiya Newton, EdD
Assistant Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
(610) 519-3939

Alicia Strandberg, PhD
Director and Founding Committee Member of Villanova Women in Tech
(610) 519-4315

The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) is committed to cultivating a more inclusive VSB community, serving all members and stakeholders and reflecting the University’s commitment to equality, justice, and mutual respect. ODEI offers programming, training, and support services to advance understanding of identity, inclusion, and belonging, embracing collaborative conversation as an approach to helping all who join our community feel welcomed.

For more information, visit our website or email vsbdiversity@villanova.edu or contact Assistant Director, Zakiya Newton, at (610) 519-3939.